Tips For Small Group Bible Study Leaders
Bible Studies For Personal Enrichment or Small Groups…
Tips for leading a small group Bible Study-
Our Bible Study Groups are a really important part of believer’s discipleship. Bible Study Groups are not merely an intellectual exercise. They are a profound enterprise in building the community of our church so that there is a strong hedge of protection around each member of the church participating. Bible Study Group leaders are responsible for-
(i) Discussing what the text actually says. This means using questions like- “Does anyone else have a different translation of that text?” “How might you re-word that text?” “What is Paul (or the author of the text) trying to say here?” “Does the context of this text affect the way we understand what is really being said here?”
(ii) Discussing what the text means. This means using questions like- “What does this [word] mean in this text?” “Can you recall any other Bible texts that shed light on this text?” “What would you say to someone who said [ridiculous interpretation of the text] ?” “Are there any Biblical exceptions to this?”
(iii) Discussing how the text applies to us. This means facilitating questions like- “Have you ever met anyone who did this text well?” “If someone wanted to improve in how they obeyed this text, what they have to do better?” “How could a believer faced with [difficult and challenging circumstances] apply this text?” “If you met someone who was struggling with this text what could you say to them to help them?” “Can you think of another text that complements this text?” “If we as a group did this verse really well, what challenges would we have had had to overcome to get there?“
To open one of the Bible Studies series below, click on the ( + ) sign on each Bible Study Series. To download either the coaching MP3, or the Printable PDF files, right-click on the link and “Save as” or “Download linked file”.
Name, A Story - Study 5 Bible Characters who each only get a one verse mention in Scripture
Study 1 – Leader’s MP3 coaching Audio
4. Ahiezer, the man who could never always be right
5. Tertius, the near anonymous letter writer
Surprised By True Love, Studies in First John
The GOSPEL in Romans - Bible Study
This Study series includes printable PDFs and mentoring MP3s for the Group leader…
The Christian Walk - Studies In First Peter
THE CHRISTIAN WALK – Studies In First Peter
The Book of Acts - ACTS OF TRANSFORMATION
CHURCH-BASED Leadership Studies
The Mission of The Church
The Stories of Redemption
STORIES OF REDEMPTION
1. The Prodigal Son
2. The Lost Sheep
3. The King’s Banquet
4. The Well Woman
5. A Man Of The Night
6. A Woman Getting Stoned [View/Download]
Prayer That Works
We Believe - Understanding Basic Christian Doctrine
Small Group Bible Study Series…Introduction [PDF]
1. The Bible [PDF]
2. The Trinity [PDF]
3. Jesus Christ [PDF]
4. The Resurrection [PDF]
5. The Forgiveness of Sins [PDF]
6. Salvation [PDF]
7. Sanctification [PDF]
8. The Baptism With The Holy Spirit [PDF]
9. The Gifts of the Holy Spirit [PDF]
12. The Lord’s Supper [PDF]
13. God And Creation [PDF]
14. The Devil [PDF]
What The New Testament Commanded
What The New Testament Commanded
The New Testament is grounded in grace but this does not mean that there are no commands that the New Testament believer is compelled to obey. In this study series of 20 lessons for small groups, Dr Corbett takes you through why the New Testament commands, what the New Testament commands and how believers should respond to these commands.
How To Be A Covenant Community Of Believers
This is a series of 19 studies examining Romans 12:9-21 which explores how to develop a stronger community within a Church.
The Commands Of Christ
There are over 500 commands that Christ gave for His followers. While the Old Covenant was to be fulfilled in lawful obedience, the New Covenant is fulfilled in a Person who makes us lawfully obedient. This Bible study curriculum is a collection of 20 Bible studies ideal for a church or small group to use for their annual Bible program [view].
Studies in possessing God’s promises in the face of challenges that believers must face.[view]
Leading Through Empowering
What Matters Most
COLLEGE LEVEL STUDIES
A veritable mine of theological wealth providing the basis of a sound theological training. This is College level Bible/Theological studies.
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