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Allow 20 minutes for the teams to work on their presentations. Provide art materials (poster board, markers, etc) for any visual aids they might want to use. Try to provide separate spaces for the groups, if possible.\par }\pard {\shp{ \*\shpinst\shptop-1158\shpbottom3896\shpleft4680\shpright9360\shpbypara\shpbxmargin\shpwr2{\sp{\sn fLine}{\sv 1}}{\sp{\sn lineStyle}{\sv 0}}{\sp{\sn lineWidth}{\sv 14478}}\brsp100{\sp{\sn shapeType}{\sv 202}}{\shptxt { {\plain \b Your group has been chosen to prepare a presentation on \'93How to Succeed in God\'92s Kingdom.\'94 Use visual aids, motivational speaking, advertisements, music\'96whatever you like\'96to sell your audience on the skills they need to be a success by God\'92s standards. Don\'92t forget to include these areas:\par }\sect \sectd \sbknone\headery1440\footery1440\endnhere\endnhere {\*\pnseclvl1\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxta \'95}} {\*\pnseclvl2\pnlcltr\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxta .}} {\*\pnseclvl3\pnlcrm\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxta .}} {\*\pnseclvl4\pndec\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxtb (}{\pntxta )}} {\*\pnseclvl5\pnlcltr\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxtb (}{\pntxta )}} {\*\pnseclvl6\pnlcrm\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxtb (}{\pntxta )}} {\*\pnseclvl7\pndec\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxta .}} {\*\pnseclvl8\pnlcltr\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxta .}} {\*\pnseclvl9\pnlcrm\pnstart1\pnhang} {\pntext\pard \'95\tab} \pard \s1\fi-720\li720 {\*\pn \pnlvlblt\pnstart1\pnindent1\pnhang{\pntxta \'95}} {\plain \b How to treat others\par }{\pntext\pard \'95\tab} \pard \s1\fi-720\li720 {\*\pn \pnlvlblt\pnstart1\pnindent1\pnhang{\pntxta \'95}} {\plain \b How to dress\par }{\pntext\pard \'95\tab} \pard \s1\fi-720\li720 {\*\pn \pnlvlblt\pnstart1\pnindent1\pnhang{\pntxta \'95}} {\plain \b How to spend your money\par }{\pntext\pard \'95\tab} \pard \s1\fi-720\li720 {\*\pn \pnlvlblt\pnstart1\pnindent1\pnhang{\pntxta \'95}} {\plain \b Career options\par }{\pntext\pard \'95\tab} \pard \s1\fi-720\li720 {\*\pn \pnlvlblt\pnstart1\pnindent1\pnhang{\pntxta \'95}} {\plain \b Spending your leisure time\par }\pard {\*\pn \pnlvlcont} {\plain \b Make your presentation catchy, exciting, and convincing!\par }}}}}\pard {\*\pn \pnlvlcont} {\plain \par }\pard {\shp{ \*\shpinst\shptop-1426\shpbottom3612\shpleft63\shpright4415\shpbypara\shpbxmargin\shpwr2{\sp{\sn fLine}{\sv 1}}{\sp{\sn lineStyle}{\sv 0}}{\sp{\sn lineWidth}{\sv 14478}}\brsp100{\sp{\sn shapeType}{\sv 202}}{\shptxt {{\*\pn \pnlvlcont} {\plain \b Your group has been chosen to prepare a presentation on \'93How to Succeed in This World.\'94 Use visual aids, motivational speaking, advertisements, music\'96whatever you like\'96to sell your audience on the skills they need to be a success by this world\'92s standards. Don\'92t forget to include these areas:\par }\sect \sectd \sbknone\headery1440\footery1440\endnhere\endnhere {\*\pnseclvl1\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxta \'95}} {\*\pnseclvl2\pnlcltr\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxta .}} {\*\pnseclvl3\pnlcrm\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxta .}} {\*\pnseclvl4\pndec\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxtb (}{\pntxta )}} {\*\pnseclvl5\pnlcltr\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxtb (}{\pntxta )}} {\*\pnseclvl6\pnlcrm\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxtb (}{\pntxta )}} {\*\pnseclvl7\pndec\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxta .}} {\*\pnseclvl8\pnlcltr\pnstart1\pnhang{\pntxta .}} {\*\pnseclvl9\pnlcrm\pnstart1\pnhang} \pard\par {\pntext\pard \'95\tab} \pard \s1\fi-720\li720 {\*\pn \pnlvlblt\pnstart1\pnindent1\pnhang{\pntxta \'95}} {\plain \b How to treat others\par }{\pntext\pard \'95\tab} \pard \s1\fi-720\li720 {\*\pn \pnlvlblt\pnstart1\pnindent1\pnhang{\pntxta \'95}} {\plain \b How to dress\par }{\pntext\pard \'95\tab} \pard \s1\fi-720\li720 {\*\pn \pnlvlblt\pnstart1\pnindent1\pnhang{\pntxta \'95}} {\plain \b How to spend your money\par }{\pntext\pard \'95\tab} \pard \s1\fi-720\li720 {\*\pn \pnlvlblt\pnstart1\pnindent1\pnhang{\pntxta \'95}} {\plain \b Career options\par }{\pntext\pard \'95\tab} \pard \s1\fi-720\li720 {\*\pn \pnlvlblt\pnstart1\pnindent1\pnhang{\pntxta \'95}} {\plain \b Spending your leisure time\par }\pard {\*\pn \pnlvlcont} {\plain \b Make your presentation catchy, exciting, and convincing!\par }}}}}\pard {\*\pn \pnlvlcont} {\plain \b }{\plain While}{\plain \b }{\plain the groups work, you may visit with them and give ideas. After the time is up, bring both groups back together and have them give their presentations to each other. Allow about 10 minutes for a wrap-up discussion on how God\'92s kingdom differs from the kingdom of this world, and how our values as Christians should always reflect the values of God\'92s kingdom, not of the world\'92s.}{\plain \b \par }{\plain \b \par }{\plain \b \par }{\plain \b Preparation Time:}{\plain Little or none, though if some of your group are slow starters you may want to come up with a few ideas to give them to get them going on their presentations.\par }{\plain \b \par }{\plain \b Bible Text: }{\plain John 17:15-18}{\plain \b \par }\pard \tx0\tx720\tx1440\tx2160\tx2880\tx3600\tx4320\tx5040\tx5760\tx6480\tx7200\tx7920\tx8640\tx9360{\*\pn \pnlvlcont} {\plain \b \par }{\plain \b Song Service:\par }{\plain \b \par }{\plain \'93Not of This World\'94}{\plain \b \par }{\plain \b Vesper or Closing Thought:\par }{\plain In His last prayer for His disciples, Jesus prayed that they would be in this world, but not of it. That doesn\'92t mean that Jesus\'92 followers are to be odd or weird just for the sake of being different. It means that we live by a different set of values\'96the standards of God\'92s kingdom. Those are the standards Jesus Himself lived by\'96sacrificial love, total humility, a concern for people instead of money and things, and complete devotion to God. If we live by God\'92s standards we may not be a big \'93success\'94 in the world\'92s terms\'96but we will have the joy of knowing we are living like Jesus, and will someday live with Him forever.\par }{\plain \par }{\plain \b \par }{\plain \par }}