Curriculum

RightNow Media

RightNow Media is an online video streaming library with thousands of video Bible studies, leadership training, parenting and marriage resources, and children’s programs. To support your growing relationship with Jesus, Shepherd provides access to RightNow Media free of charge. You are welcome to share this resource with others at no cost to them.

RightNow Media is a great resource for small groups, individuals and families. Be sure to check out the Shepherd of the Valley Library in RightNow Media to see our curriculum suggestions. Small groups can view video sessions at group meetings, together virtually, or on their own outside of meeting time. Videos can be accessed from any mobile device (use the RightNow Media App) or any computer, and can be displayed on your TV using Apple TV, Roku, or Google Chromecast.

Curriculum Recommendations

There is a wealth of great curriculum for your group to study. While many of our favorite studies are available on RightNow Media, many others are not. In the listing below, any study tagged with RNM is available on RightNow Media. Many of these studies are also available to check out from the Shepherd Small Group library. Contact the small group team for availability.

Below are some excellent tried and true suggestions. Many more are available in our Small Group library. Please see the complete listing linked below.

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The Leader Reader: Curriculum Issue

The Art of Neighboring • Dave Runyon • 4 sessions, Video & Discussion Questions • RNM
Ask It • Andy Stanley • 6 sessions, Video & Online Questions • RNM
The Bible Recap • Tara-Leigh Cobble • Bible Reading Plan, Podcast, & Study Guide
Colossians • Louie Giglio • 8 sessions, Video & Discussion Questions • RNM
Don’t Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table • Louie Giglio • 6 Sessions, Video & Study Guide
Dream Big • Bob Goff • 5 sessions, Video & Study Guide • RNM
Encounters with Jesus •Timothy Keller • Book, Discussion Questions by Julie Kramer
Experiencing God •Blackaby & King • 12 sessions, Study guide w/video access
Forgotten God • Francis Chan • 7 sessions, Video & Study Guide • RNM
Grace is Greater • Kyle Idleman • 5 sessions, Video & Study Guide • RNM
H2O • Kyle Idleman • 7 sessions, Video & Study Guide • RNM
I Said This, You Heard That • Kathleen Edelman • 6 Sessions, DVD & Workbook
Irresistible • Andy Stanley • 6 Sessions • Video & Study Guide
James • Francis Chan • 12 sessions, Video & Discussion Questions • RNM
James • Matt Chandler • 13 sessions, Video & Study Guide
John 1-3 • Matt Chandler • 12 sessions, Video & Study Guide
Life Apps • Andy Stanley • 6 sessions, Video & Online Questions or Study Guide • RNM
Life Connections Study Bible • Discussion Questions for most passages of scripture 
Me and My Big Mouth • 4 sessions • Videos and Discussion Questions on Anthology.study
Psalm 23 • Matt Chandler • 6 sessions, Video & Study Guide • RNM
Relatable • Louie Giglio • 6 Sessions, Video & Study Guide
The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry • John Mark Comer • 5 Sessions, Video & Discussion Questions • RNM
Serendipity Bible • Discussion Questions for most passages of scripture
Suffer Strong • Jay & Katherine Wolf • 6 or 12 Sessions, Book/Discussion Guide
The Rock, the Road & the Rabbi • Kathie Lee Gifford & Rabbi Jason Sobel • 6 sessions, DVD & Study Guide • RNM
Through the Eyes of a Lion • Levi Lusko • 6 Sessions, Video & Study Guide
What on Earth Am I Here For? • Rick Warren • 6 Sessions, Video & Study Guide
Whisper
• Mark Batterson • 4 Sessions, Leader Guide and Videos •  RNM
Winning the War on Your Mind • Craig Groeschel • 12 Sessions, Book/Study Guide
10 Keys for Unlocking the Bible • Colin Smith • 10 Sessions, Video & Study Guide • RNM

20/20 • Christine Caine • 7 sessions, DVD & Study Guide
40 Days Through the Bible • Lysa Terkeurst & Proverbs 31 team • 8 weeks, Study Guide
Better • Jen WIlken • 10 sessions, DVD & Study Guide
The Bible in a Year • Kandi Gallaty • Study Guide for Bible Reading
Elijah • Priscilla Shirer • 7 sessions, DVD & Study Guide
Encountering God
• Kelly Minter • 7 sessions, DVD & Study Guide
Find Your People • Jennie Allen • 7 sessions, DVD & Study Guide • RNM
Finding God Faithful • Kelly Minter • 8 sessions, DVD & Study Guide
Finding I Am • Lysa TerKeurst • 6 sessions, DVD & Study Guide
Flourish: A Mentoring Journey • Passion City Church • 1 Year Mentoring Journey
Get Out of Your Head • Jennie Allen • 6 sessions, DVD & Study Guide • RNM
God of Creation • Jen Wilken • 10 sessions, DVD & Study Guide
God of Deliverance • Jen Wilken • 10 sessions, DVD & Study Guide
The Gospel on the Ground •  Kristi McLelland • 6 sessions, Study Guide w/video access
He’s Where the Joy Is • Tara-Leigh Cobble • 7 sessions, Study Guide w/video access, podcast
It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way • Lysa TerKeurst • 6 sessions, DVD, Book & Study Guide
Jesus and Women • Kristi McLelland • 7 sessions, DVD & Study Guide
Job • Lisa Harper • 7 sessions, DVD & Study Guide
Miracles of Jesus • Jennie Allen • 7 sessions, Video & Study Guide • RNM
Ruth • Kelly Minter • 6 sessions, Study Guide
Matchless • Angie Smith • 8 sessions, DVD & Study Guide
The Faithful • Shirer, Minter, Moore, Rothschild, Harper • 5 sessions, DVD & Study Guide
The Uncommon Woman • Susie Larson • 6 sessions, Book/Discussion Guide
We Saved You A Seat • Lisa Jo Baker • 7 sessions, DVD & Study Guide
Your Powerful Prayers • Susie Larson • 3, 6 or 12 sessions, Book/Discussion Guide

Facing the Unknown • Mark Batterson • 4 sessions, Videos & Discussion Questions • RNM
Fight • Craig Groeschel • 5 studies, DVD & Study Guide • RNM
Kingdom Heroes • Tony Evans • 6 sessions, DVD & Study Guide • RNM
Nine Attributes for Men • Vince Miller • 10 sessions, Video & Study Guide • RNM
No More Excuses • Tony Evans • 8 sessions, DVD & Study Guide
Play the Man • Mark Batterson • 4 sessions, Video & Study Guide • RNM
The Book of Ephesians • JD Greear • 9 sessions, Video & Discussion Questions • RNM

The Book of James for Men • Vince Miller • 5 sessions, Video & Study Guide • RNM
The Book of Job for Men • Vince Miller • 5 sessions, Video & Study Guide • RNM
Thirty Virtues that Build a Man • Vince Miller • 30 discussions, Study Guide
Wild at Heart • John Eldredge • Book & discussion questions