Monday, December 16, 2013

Engaging My Church Family in Deeper Bible Study

My back yard

92 Redeemer adults are joining me in Deeper Bible Study.

This is something I am doing with my church family. I'm involving them in how I study and prepare to preach on the biblical text for the coming Sunday. On Sunday, Dec. 22,l this text is Hebrews 6:13-18.

I'm not interpreting the text for them. I am guiding them in ways to engage with the text themselves, so as to understand.

I just sent out the first set of directions for this week.

I am so excited about this! I think the signs of a healthy church family include:

  • growing in biblical literacy (BibleLife)
  • growing in Jesus-literacy (JesusLife)
  • gaining a PrayerLife (a life of actually engaging in praying)