Self-Care Outreach Bible Studies

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This resource is part of the Self-Care Outreach Collection.

True Rest, Joy, and Peace

Our campuses are desperate for self-care. This four-session series will invite your community—Christians and seekers alike—to explore their level of self-care (body, soul, relationships), and consider Jesus’ invitation for true rest, joy, and peace found in him.

Each study contains:

  • guided Scripture passage
  • reflection questions
  • life application
  • spiritual practices
  • self-care personal diagnostic

We pray that these studies may lead your community deeper together and deeper in Christ.

Study Overview


Session 1: A Healing Touch

Mark 1:40-42

View Study 1 PDF


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Session 2: She Becomes a Daughter

Mark 5:25-34

View Study 2 PDF


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Session 3: “Just Go Away!”

Mark 6:31-43

View Study 3 PDF


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Session 4: Stuck in a Rut

John 5:2-9

View Study 4 PDF

View Self Assessment PDF


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More Resources


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Self-Care Worksheet

This sheet invites the participant to rate their quality of self-care (through bodies, relationships, and soul) and then share honestly with the group.

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5 Stages

This sheet goes through each stage of a spiritual journey (trust, curious, open, seeking, and following) and asks: Which best describes you?

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Self Assessment

This sheet frames self-care through the four circles paradigm and ends with an invitation: How interested are you in walking with Jesus?


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Jamie Ladipo serves as the Associate National Director of Evangelism. She first got involved with InterVarsity at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA where she decided to follow Jesus. After graduation she moved to Kansas to begin planting InterVarsity in the state. She now lives in Minneapolis, MN with her husband Paul and son Toby.