Re:form Ancestors

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You can borrow this resource from our Multimedia Resource Library for 2 months. We have both the old testament and New testament editions. Contact to borrow one of them.

Re:form Ancestors is a youth Bible study that explores the ancestors of our faith by exposing the real, unpolished and unexpected personalities of Old and New Testament Bible characters.

With re:form Ancestors, youth discover similarities between themselves and the many unlikely people selected by God to do extraordinary things.



re:form Ancestors Session Titles

New Testament:

  • Mary Mother of Jesus: The long-suffering mom
  • John the Baptist: The rustic herald
  • Centurion: The Roman convert
  • 12 Disciples: The provincial bumpkins
  • Sheep: The innocent wanderers
  • Simon Peter: The earnest blockhead
  • Syrophoenician Woman: The mama bear
  • Sadducees & Pharisees: The legalistic bureaucrats
  • Mary & Martha: The bickering sisters
  • Judas Iscariot: The disappointed revolutionary
  • Pontius Pilate: The troubled politician
  • Mary Magdalene: The unsung apostle
  • Thomas: The zealous fool
  • Saul/Paul: The relentless evangelist
  • Lydia: The wealthy philanthropist


Old Testament:

  • Adam & Eve: The lovable screw-ups
  • Noah: The obedient eccentric
  • Abraham & Sarah: The ordinary patriarchs
  • Jacob: The conniving survivor
  • Joseph: The virtuous dreamer
  • Moses: The frustrated leader
  • Rahab: The faithful opportunist
  • Deborah: The exasperated matriarch
  • Samson: The raging prima donna
  • Ruth: The tenacious outsider
  • David: The flawed and beloved king
  • Solomon: The ambitious son
  • Elijah: The get-r-done prophet
  • Daniel: The invincible visionary
  • Jonah: The passive-aggressive coot