7 Ideas for Improving Bible Engagement in Your Church
How to encourage a deeper experience of Scripture.
It also includes different practices for reading individually through the week, followed by weekly communal conversations in a “book club” format rather than a Bible study.
5 Reasons To Preach ABOUT The Bible, Not Just FROM The Bible
Teaching people how to read and study the Bible is the best way to help them distinguish good teaching from shallow or bad teaching.
The biggest reason for biblical ignorance and misunderstanding in previous generations was lack of access to the Bible and/or good Bible study materials.
Mean Girls in the Church
How to become women who embolden rather than undermine
Several years ago I endeavored to write a Bible study on the Sermon on the Mount for several hundred women. The Bible study was a labor of love, passion, and joy.
I Discipled a Murderer
When people don't change, are our efforts in vain?
ministry. He asked about my weekend and evening plans, so I talked about the local homeless shelter where I served and the Bible study I attended. I
How to Make the Bible Central in Small Groups
And the shift in leader training that makes all the difference.
Plus, each week we train on a topic: inductive Bible study, how to create questions, stages of group life, cultivation of group prayer, service opportunities, and more.
The Surprising Reason Women Go to Seminary
And what it can teach churches about discipling women.
Christian women want to study the Bible, learn the languages, and better understand theology. I know this shouldn't be surprising. Of course seminary students want to study the Bible.
Lead from Where You Are
Give to others from your own walk with God.
Finish the leadership team agenda. Start Bible study outline. I was supposed to teach Bible study the next day, but instead of typing, I sat there tired, depleted, with nothing to share.
Take Delight in Your Passions
The story of Juana Ines de la Cruz reminds us that God instills passions within us that he can use for his glory.
My Bible teachers never read us the tale of Juana Ines de la Cruz, the feisty Mexican girl her to dress me in men's clothes,” she writes, “so that I could enter the University and study.”.
Make an Appointment with Your Heavenly Doctor
As we lead others, we can’t overlook our own need for God’s healing.
6). The Bible teaches us it is impossible to please God without faith. As pain. We have received instruction: “Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate
The 2018 CT Pastors Book Recommendations
Six recent books that will aid you in your ministry.
Soh, senior director of strategic development, associate professor of preaching, Singapore Bible College. with journaling, reflections, “soul training” exercises, and a study guide, Smith
Straight to the Source
Seminaries teach a simple method for studying the Bible that we can all use to study the Bible ourselves.
Fortunately, my husband's mission put out a book called Pathways Bible Study Method, which gave me a helpful framework as I started to look for ways to make this idea transferrable in
Reaching a New Generation with the Bible
We can no longer depend on methods that worked 20 years ago.
Bible Hub, an online Bible study resource, boasts that 33 percent of its page views and unique visitors each month come from the 18–34 age group.
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Pastoring in the Age of Celebrity
How famous Bible teachers impact local Bible study.
Pastoring in the Age of Celebrity. How famous Bible teachers impact local Bible study. “Their books become part of Bible study; they are quoted from memory.
Church Pay • Co-Worker Conundrum • Saving Time: Management Roundup
Trends, tips, ideas, and stats to help church leaders manage well this week.
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