Ministry Resources

THE GRACE CARD is a powerful story about grace and forgiveness that is sure to have people talking after they've seen the movie. And it may raise some issues that they haven't dealt with in the past. That's why there are a number of great resources available, both for churches and for individuals.

Church Resources   |   Bible Studies   |   Individual Resources   |   Books

Church Resources

Outreach Church Kits
Outreach offers a number of outstanding resources for your church to utilize around THE GRACE CARD. Among them:
  • A four-week Church Kit with everything you need for a powerful series on Grace and Forgiveness
  • A Bible study utilizing clips from the movie
  • Faces of Grace, a 30-day devotional written by the pastoral staff of Calvary Church.
» See all of THE GRACE CARD Outreach resources here

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Bible Studies

Delve deeper into some of the key themes from THE GRACE CARD by accessing this four-part Bible study written by Pastor Lynn Holmes, the pastor of the church that made the film. Ideal for small groups or individuals, the study tackles issues like grace, legacy, and relationships.

Study Guide #1

Bible Study #1

The Power of Grace

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Study Guide #2

Bible Study #2

It's All About Relationships

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Study Guide #3

Bible Study #3

Leaving A Legacy

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Study Guide #4

Bible Study #4

Get Into the Game

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Individual Resources

THE GRACE CARD touches on some emotional topics including issues like anger, lack-of-forgiveness, marital problems, parent/teen issues, racial reconciliation and more. If you find yourself needing to talk through some similar concerns (or if you know someone that needs help), here are some ministries and resources that can help.

Focus On The Family

Focus has a team of experienced licensed counselors available and offers one free consultation with a counselor, as well as referrals to local counselors in your area. They also offer resources that address many themes in the film. Learn more at the website or call 1.800.A.Family.

Samaritan Counseling Centers

One of the nation's largest providers of outpatient counseling services, Samaritan is an association of faith-based counseling centers with offices in nearly 400 cities. Counseling is provided by licensed professionals. For more information or to find a location, visit their website.

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The Five Languages of Apology: How to Experience Healing in All Your Relationships
By Gary Chapman, Jennifer Thomas
Moody Publishers / 2006 / Hardcover

When You've Been Wronged: Moving From Bitterness to Forgiveness
By Erwin W. Lutzer
Moody Publishers / 2007 / Paperback

Forgive and Forget: Healing the Hurts We Don't Deserve
By Lewis B. Smedes
HarperOne Publishers/2007/Paperback

What's So Amazing About Grace?
By Philip Yancey
Zondervan Publishers/2002/Hardcover


Healing the Hurt in Your Marriage
By Dr. Gary Rosberg, Barbara Rosberg
Focus on the Family / 2004 / Paperback

The Angry Child: Regaining Control When Your Child Is Out of Control
By Timothy Murphy, Loriann Hoff Oberlin
Three Rivers Press / 2002 / Paperback

Grief/ Loss of Child

When God Interrupts
By M. Craig Barnes
Inter-varsity Press / 1996 / Paperback

When Your Family's Lost a Loved One: Finding Hope Together
By David Guthrie, Nancy Guthrie
Tyndale House / 2008 / Paperback

Death and the Life After
By Billy Graham
Thomas Nelson Publishers/1994/Paperback

Helping Others Through Crises

When Home Is Where the Hurt Is: A Ministry Intervention Guide for Trauma Victims (second edition)
By John K. Vining
Pathway Press / 2010 / Paperback

How to Be a People Helper (Revised)
By Gary R. Collins Ph.D.
Tyndale House / 1995 / Paperback

Financial Issues

Money and Marriage God's Way
By Howard Dayton
Moody Publishers / 2009 / Paperback

The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness (Third Edition)
By Dave Ramsey
Thomas Nelson / 2009 / Hardcover

Parenting Challenges/ Issues with Teens

Parenting From Your Strengths: Understanding Strengths and Valuing Differences in Your Home
By John Trent Ph.D., Rodney Cox, Eric Tooker
B & H Publishing Group / 2005 / Hardcover

Parenting Isn't for Cowards
By James Dobson

Marital Issues

The Marriage Turnaround: How Thinking Differently About Your Relationship Can Change Everything
By Mitch Temple
Moody Publishers / 2009 / Paperback

Strike the Original Match
By Charles Swindoll
Alpha Publishers/2000/Paperback

Love Can Be Repaired
By Dale Galloway
Fleming H. Revell Co Publishers/1990/Paperback

Racial Diversity

Oneness Embraced
By Dr. Tony Evans
Moody Publishers/2011/Hardcover

Winning the Race to Unity: Is Racial Reconciliation Really Working?
By Clarence Shuler
Moody Publishers / 2003 / Paperback

Recovering From Woundedness

Where is God When It Hurts?
By Philip Yancey
Zondervan/ 2002/Paperback

He Still Moves Stones
By Max Lucado
Thomas Nelson Publishers/2009/Hardcover

Making An Impact With Your Life

Outlive Your Life: You Were Made to Make A Difference
By Max Lucado
Thomas Nelson Publishers/2010/Hardcover

Dealing With Difficulties

Everybody Is Normal Until You Get To Know Them
By John Ortberg
Zondervan Publishers/2003/Hardback

Between a Rock and a Hard Place
By Tony Evans
Moody Publishers/2010/Paperback

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