Free Resources

Free Studies – A selection of complete adult, youth, and preschool studies to download free of charge

Sample Lessons – A list of downloadable sample lessons for each of our studies

You Can Do It, Too! Sample Chapter – In You Can Do It, Too!, Joy of Living founder Doris Greig shares personal family stories highlighting the unexpected ways God used her to touch the lives of others with His love. Also included are recipes, household hints, and discussion questions for group or individual reflection. You can download the first chapter of her book for free here.

Rooted in Him: Daily Encouragement for Your Walk with Jesus, Sample (Introduction & Day 1) – In celebration of Joy of Living’s 50th Anniversary we are pleased to announce the release of Rooted in Him, a 30-day daily devotional. This is not a Bible study, but 30 warm hearted daily readings to encourage and guide you in your walk with the Lord. You can download the Introduction and Day 1 of the book for free here.

Planning & Leading a Bible Study (video) – Presented by Nancy J. Collins, this 45 minute video gives information on various aspects of developing and leading Bible study groups. It is available online at both Godtube and YouTube (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4), and an 11-page handout to complement the video is available as well. You can also purchase the entire video on DVD.

Guidelines for Preparing a Lecture (audio/mp3) – Four Joy of Living teachers share their systems of preparing and giving a lecture (75 minutes). You can also purchase these files on CD.

Leadership Training Guide – Step by step guidelines to help you start, administer, and teach a class, lead a discussion group, and provide nursery and childcare. Reproducible for leader training. Also available in Spanish (disponible en Español).

Promotional Materials – a variety of downloadable materials to help you promote your Joy of Living class, including posters, brochures, logos, and sample news releases.

Order Form (pdf) – If you prefer to place your order by mail, you can download our order form here. The order form also includes a list of current prices for all Joy of Living products.

Order Form, Spanish Studies (pdf) – An order form for our Spanish-language studies (Forma de Pedido para estudios en Español)