- Identify your small group.
- Identify you topic.
- Begin and end on time.
- Introduce new comers.
- Mark keywords of your bible study topics.
- Visualize the picture.
- Ask relevant questions (It should not be too obvious or too hard!)
- If your small group does not understand, rephrase your question. [Read more…]
Inductive Bible Study method is one of the most effective bible study methods for personal bible study, quiet time or small group bible studies. This guide presents three basic steps of Inductive bible studies, Observation, Interpretation and Application. It will walk you through each step of inductive bible studies in details.
By definition, inductive logic or induction means ‘the type of reasoning which involves moving from a set of specific facts to a general conclusion’. (Wikipedia) Inductive bible study method provides a bible-based tool to study bible by observing the facts, investigating the motives and reasons behind it and thus offering life applications relevant to individual’s life experiences. (Also check out: Manuscript Bible Study Method) [Read more…]
Quiet time is one of the most essential aspects of your Christian life. Many Christians take some time reading the bible everyday. While it is very useful, just reading the bible will not lead you to much fuller Christian walk with Christ. You need to spend time in his words, study and learn from it everyday. Without daily regular quiet time, our spiritual life can be seriously malnourished just as our body can be mal-nutritioned without proper food and water!
Here I am presenting simple steps for how to do your daily quiet time.
Small groups or Cell groups are essential part of a Christian church or community. Today, almost every church has its small groups. However, it is not at all a newly found concept. Jesus himself had his small group of 12 people And although he had much larger community of followers, he invested majority of his time and efforts in the lives of these few people.
Leading small groups can be one of the most exciting and satisfying experience of your christian life. You can really influence and impact your group members. Today, we are going to discuss principles to effectively leading small group bible study. You may be leading students, married couples, men, women, teenagers, youth, or any age group, these principles remain the same. So here are some of the key principles for leading a bible study small group. [Read more…]
Manuscript bible study method is one of the most effective way of studying bible. You can really dig deeper into the word of God and find many treasures. In the next few paragraphs, I will show you how to use this method.