Win $600 in DVD Small Group Curriculum

The contest has now ended. Instructions were left to give context to the comments below. Thanks for entering. Congratulations to Dan Brubacher. His curriculum reject, “What’s That? A Biblical Look at Infectious Skin Diseases” cracked me up.

My friends at are offering my readers a chance to win $600 in curriculum. Let’s have fun with this. Create a title for a study that no one would ever publish. If you can make me laugh out loud, then one humorous reader will get the whole shebang. Here’s what you will win:

LoveLife with Mark Driscoll

How is your love life? Think it could or should be better? Married? Single? College Student? No other area of our life impacts our quality of life more than this one. It can lead us to the best of times and for many of us it has led to the worst of times.

The LoveLife Conference is a 6 hour investment into your present situation, your future and truly even your kids and grandkids. One of, if not the most important role we can play with our kids is giving them a happy and well-adjusted home, and that starts with a healthy marriage. An ounce of prevention is most certainly worth more than a pound of cure.

LoveLife features best-selling author, Pastor and International Christian Leader Pastor Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill Church in Seattle. With The Bible, primarily the Old Testament book of Song of Solomon as Pastor Mark’s guide, he will teach us with humor, candidness and grace, God’s design for Love, Dating, Marriage and Sexuality.

Our LoveLife events are designed for anyone 16 years or older, both married and single. God’s direct teaching on this subject will be convicting where needed, full of grace and forgiveness, and filled with tons of practical advice straight from the Giver of Love and Romance, God Himself.

Philippians by Matt Chandler

Join Matt Chandler, Teaching Pastor of The Village Church in Dallas, TX, as he walks us through this most intimate of all Paul’s letters and paints a beautiful picture of what it is to be a mature Christian.

The story begins in Philippi where Paul introduces three individuals that were all enslaved by the kind of things that we often choose over the gospel: Lydia, the Business Executive, The Little Slave Girl, and The Hard Working Jailer

Their lives portray dysfunction and emptiness, but are totally transformed by the Gospel. True joy and Christ’s love begin to live within them, giving them a life of purpose. In fact, Paul himself was enslaved and then by God’s grace and mercy he could pen these popular and profound words: To Live is Christ and to Die is Gain. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

Song of Solomon by Tommy Nelson

Used and loved throughout the world, the Song of Solomon series teaches the Biblical design for relationships. For both singles and married couples, this exegetical study follows Solomon’s relationship from attraction to dating and courtship, marriage and intimacy to resolving conflict, keeping romance alive, and committing to the end. This 10th Anniversary Edition (released in 2005) updates Tommy Nelson’s original study with updated teaching and added features.

Here’s How to Enter and Win: (This Contest has Ended).

  1. Leave a comment below. Leave your humorous (but appropriate) never-published curriculum title below. (Comments on this blog are moderated, so don’t worry if your comment doesn’t appear immediately.)
  2. Tweet a link to this post. If you don’t have a Twitter account, you can use Facebook. For example: Win $600 in Small Group studies just by being funny #only144
On Thursday, July 28, I will select a winner from whoever makes me laugh the loudest.
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  1. #1 by Aaron Armstrong on July 20, 2011 - 8:04 am

    Funny Like Jesus: A Look at Comedy in the Bible

  2. #2 by J.C. Thompson on July 20, 2011 - 8:18 am

    Smells of the Bible: the Sweet, Sour, and just plain Nasty

  3. #3 by Gary Coday on July 20, 2011 - 8:26 am

    How to effectively turn your Small Group prayer requests into an informative gossip session.

  4. #4 by Ben Thorp on July 20, 2011 - 8:51 am

    Small Groups: A guide to in-jokes and insular behaviour

  5. #5 by Dan Brubacher on July 20, 2011 - 8:57 am

    What’s That?!: A Look at the Skin Conditions in the Bible

  6. #6 by James Baumgartner on July 20, 2011 - 8:59 am

    Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived

  7. #7 by Bryan Merritt on July 20, 2011 - 1:44 pm

    how to deal with people with a christian attitude or where to hide the bodies!!!!

  8. #8 by Mark Leberfinger on July 20, 2011 - 8:12 pm

    Mephibosheth, Puah and Uz: Great Baby Names of the Bible

  9. #9 by Mark Lehman on July 21, 2011 - 10:34 am

    A Nude Dude In a Rude Mood: A study on the Gadarene Demoniac

    Full disclosure: Not original to me

  10. #10 by hikeoflife on July 21, 2011 - 10:37 am

    Holy S**t. A study about dung in the Bible.
    Relive the sights, smells and piles of bible times.

  11. #11 by Jared Patrick on July 22, 2011 - 9:14 am

    This will be a curriculum about either getting involved in the work of God or world missions.. something like that..

    Ok, the whole concept of the front cover will be the picture of a large donkey. Then the title will be “Get off it”…

  12. #12 by jacobleehouston on July 22, 2011 - 11:13 am

    Stop Being A Rahab And Become An Esther: A guide to putting lasciviousness away in your dating life.

  13. #13 by John W Carlton on July 22, 2011 - 12:21 pm

    Pete, Jimmy, and Johnny–3 Special Buddies

  14. #14 by Adam Parker on July 25, 2011 - 8:36 am

    He Covers My Trespasses – A Study of Pants in the Bible (or the lack thereof!)

    Love the new site Allen, looking forward to fresh content!


  15. #15 by Alan Danielson on July 25, 2011 - 4:28 pm

    How to develop the spiritual gift of smacking.

  16. #16 by BT Gilligan on July 26, 2011 - 3:23 pm

    Secular Music in Sermons: A guide to getting fired.

  17. #17 by paul on July 27, 2011 - 7:47 am

    cause the shoes I’m wearing keep stepping in S#*t

  18. #18 by Adrienne on July 27, 2011 - 8:57 am

    “Maury Povich Style ‘You are NOT the Father!’ – a study of Joseph as Jesus’ step-father.

  19. #19 by April Alverson Ballard on July 27, 2011 - 1:27 pm

    Spare the Rod? But Why?
    A study for more effective discipline for today’s youth. Materials include a belt, some switches cut from somebody’s Grandma’s yard, and a guide for proper backhanding of a smart mouth.

  20. #20 by Greg Tober on July 27, 2011 - 5:08 pm

    Top 10 reasons why you should win $600.00 worth of small group curriculum DVD’s.
    1-You can fling em like a Frisbee, to liven up Allen White’s church sermons.
    2-They make great coasters to set your A&W Root Beer on.
    3-List them on eBay for a grand. Use the money to buy Richard Simmons workout videos.
    4.-Wrap them up and “Re-Gift” them for Christmas.
    5-When played backwards, listen for the encoded message “Allen White made me do this.”
    6-Crank these DVD’s at full volume, just to hear the neighborhood dogs bark.
    7-You will be able to make a necklace out these DVD’s, just in time for Mardi Gras..
    8-Girl Scouts love these DVD’s, trade them for cookies.
    9-Give the “prize” to somebody goofy enough, to spend an hour to come up with this silly top ten list.
    10- Everybody loves getting free stuff from Allen White.

  21. #21 by Lacy Dale Houk on July 28, 2011 - 9:49 am

    Sweatin’ to the Saints– how to use the disciplines of the saints of days gone by to sweat more, not necessarily to lose weight..

    You Look Old– maximizing your gray hair to appear wiser among your church friends

    How to be Celibate, Longer!

    What Your Body Odor Says About You (and why showering is bad)

    Hairy is Pretty — A discussion on how attractive women are when they don’t shave, pluck, wax, or trim

    How to Offend Practically EVERYONE! — Misguided attempt at being like Jesus, simply by causing fights amongst family members and friends.

  22. #22 by 4himcamper on July 28, 2011 - 10:03 am

    Pork Rinds 101: Oinkers & Other Food You Won’t Find on the Israelites’ Menu

  23. #23 by Kipp on July 28, 2011 - 10:38 am

    Preperaschon H – The Bibul Schtudy Meshods and Shermon Preperaschon of Lou Holtz

  24. #24 by Joseph Kotulski on July 28, 2011 - 10:54 am

    “Shunned” – A small group study on the ancient christian discipline of shunning. (Includes practical step by step guide that will have your church shunning in no time…)

    “Your Breast Life NOW!” – A small group study on the Biblical mandate of breast-feeding.

    “W.W.J.I.P.D., What Would J. I. Packer Do” – A small group study on the life and habits of a modern day theologian.

    “Keeping Up With Melchizedek ” – A small group study designed to teach the basic elements of popular Christian culture. Features a whole session on acronyms. This study will teach you never to be embarrassed about Christian raves, Christian scream-o, Christian cheese parties, Christian Bobble Heads, or Christian Office parodies…

    “Judas Is My Homeboy…” – A small group study that looks at the “underdogs” of the Bible. Features the hit Lady GaGa song, “Judas” as a metaphor for spiritual growth.

    “Live Like a Pharisee” – A small group study exploring the merits of following the laws and traditions of man.

    “Psalms Blaster, The Rap Battle” – A small group DVD featuring Cross Thug and the lyrical stylings of King David. You will never look at imprecatory psalms the same way again…

    “Shibboleth, Your Guide to American pronunciations of ancient Greek and Hebrew words” – Aren’t sure of the way to pronounce YAWAH? Thankfully American Christian pop culture has given us a clear understanding of ancient pronunciations.

  25. #25 by April Alverson Ballard on July 29, 2011 - 12:08 pm

    So who won?

    • #26 by Allen White on July 29, 2011 - 12:17 pm

      Dan Brubacher won with his curriculum idea on infectious skin diseases. It was a hard choice. There were a lot of funny ones.

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