Jewel: A Parable About Living as a Precious Treasure
More than a simple fairytale or children's book, this heartwarming story inspires young girls with a parable that demonstrates how precious they are in the eyes of God. Jewel discovers how to live as a daughter of the king while waiting for the moment when the prince would carry her off to her forever castle. Discussion questions at the end for conversations about faith.
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Broken doesn’t have to mean hopeless. Our brokenness is bondage when we don’t see any hope—like a chain and weights that go everywhere with us. But when we understand that Jesus came for broken people and came to set us free from every chain, then we begin to experience hope, even in our brokenness! This ten-week Bible study for women explores what it means to be remade and changed in such a way that we discover a way for all of our experiences—good or bad—to fit together into a work of art that doesn’t make sense at first, but has its own beauty just the same. The study covers the stories of ordinary broken people from the Bible—Paul, the woman at the well, Zacchaeus, Nicodemus and more. Participants will learn ten principles for being remade: redeemed, restart, repurposed, renewed, redesigned, renamed, reborn, refreshed, repentance, restored.
MORE ABOUT The Repurposed and Upcycled Life
Updated in April 2018.
Are there experiences you'd rather toss in the dumpster?
Discover the repurposed and upcycled life. With her laugh-
- Unpack emotional baggage and deal with the past
- Confront perfectionism and negative attitudes
- Change your perspective on your circumstances
- Let go of regret and shame
- Build positive healthy relationships
- Dream big and live with purpose
Through inspiration from God's Word and examples from everyday life, you'll discover the joy-
The Repurposed and Upcycled Life: A Women's Small Group Bible Study
Released in 2018!
This workbook was created for a small group Bible study and heartfelt discussion, with doodles to color and creative exercises on every page. This is where faith, creativity and everyday life collide! (Participants will need a copy of "The Repurposed and Upcycled Life: When God Turns Trash to Treasure" to accompany this Bible study.)
This 15-week small group Bible study is designed for busy women who want to build relationships as they gather around the Word of God to grow in their faith. There are optional at-home activities that help apply the content, but no assigned homework. Leaders can facilitate discussion without extensive prep for each session.
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“Michelle Rayburn offers great grins right alongside a sweet biblical boost. Love the combo! The Repurposed and Upcycled Life moves us toward finding joy—even in the toughest spots. Bring on the repurposing!”
—Rhonda Rhea, speaker, radio personality, author of How Many Lightbulbs Does It Take to Change a Person
“Michelle had me laughing from the first paragraph in her intro. I thought, Now here’s a woman I can relate to. She’s hilarious. She’s creative. She’s real. And she packs an important message about how God can repurpose the not-
—Twila Belk—a.k.a. the Gotta Tell Somebody Gal—speaker, writer, co-
“Michelle Rayburn has always had a way with discarded things, remaking them into something uniquely useful, beautiful, and a conversation-
—Cynthia Ruchti, radio personality, novelist, speaker, and author of the upcoming Ragged Hope: Surviving the Fallout of Other People's Choices (Abingdon Press)
“Who knew a combination of hilarity, transparency and faith could produce such a relatable, applicable book? Michelle Rayburn gives us an honest look at what life looks like when we let God repurpose us for His good pleasure.”
—Kathy Carlton Willis, author and speaker