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    Bible Study Leaders
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    Bible Study Leaders

Bible Study Leaders

Here are the resources available at DVBC

ADULT:

DVD:

  • One is believing God (Beth Moore) DVD based with a work book for women. 20 week study.
  • Living Beyond yourself (Beth Moore) DVD based with a work book for women. 20 week study.
  • Just Walk Across the Room (Bill Hybels) DVD series. 4 week study. Course book $12 each.
  • Becoming a Contagious Christian (Bill Hybels) DVD & workbook. 6 Sessions, ideally each session broken up over 2 weeks. 
  • BASIC. 7 part-series of short films covering topics of Fear God, Follow Jesus, Holy Spirit, Fellowship, Teaching, Prayer & Communion. www.basicseries.com. Study guides $6 each
  • BASIC "Who is God" 7 session-series that goes deeper into the first three topics of the BASIC series. Study guides $6 each
  • BASIC "We are Church" 9 session-series that goes deeper into the final four BASIC series. Study guides $6 each
  • Biblical Turning Points 8 week series covering 2 topic per session. Covers the major events/turning points of the bible over the series. www.biblicalturningpoints.com.au. Course Book $25 each.
  • 40 Days of Purpose (Rick Warren) a 6 week study focusing on five purposes for your life; fellowship, discipleship, ministry, evangelism and worship. 
Bookletts:
  • Colossians (Bob Callaghan) 10 week study.
  • When the Going Gets Tough....Finding Hope in Our Trials (Joe Stowell) 6 week study available from Our Daily Bread network. 
  • The Pathway to Christian Maturity "30 Discipleship Exercises" Developed by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Ass, a 30 week scripture based study book.
  • Freedom in Christ (Bob Callaghan) a 7 week devotional study based on the book of Galatians.  
  • Just for Starters. A 7 week basic Bible Study for new Christians.

 

YOUTH: New Christians

  • Top 10 Bible Stories from Mark: Suitable for those under or around 12 yrs old. Very basic but good for starting discussions.
  • Checking Him Out! (Wayne Jeffery): Very basic exploring of faith.
  • Cross Examination: A Youth Version of Christianity Explained.
  • Youth Alpha Manual.
  • Growing Young Disciples Series (Tim Hawkins) 

 

YOUTH: Deeper

Booklets/Bible Studies:

  • Live It: Read, write and remember your Bible in 12 weeks. This is written for individuals but can be done in a group. Good strategies for knowing and remembering parts of the Bible.
  • The Essential Jesus: The book of Luke, but with good background info and sidenotes.

Books:

  • Jesus Freaks: DC Talk and the Voice of the Martyrs – Stories of those who stood for Jesus.
  • Up 2 U (Andy Stanley): A good look at our decisions and how important they are.
  • Battlefield of the Mind for Teens (Joyce Meyer): A good book for teenage boys.
  • Girlfriend you are a B.A.B.E (Andrea Stephens): Good topical discussions for girls’ small groups.

 

YOUNG ADULTS: Growth

Study Booklets:

  • Growing as a Christian: Good basic study which won’t take too many weeks. Billy Graham Association.
  • How to Live in Victory (Bill Newman): Keys to Triumphant Living. A good basic study
  • Every Day with Jesus: For New Christians. A good starting point
  • Welcome to the Family (Bill Newman): A Guide Book for New Christians
  • Kick Start: Practical Christian Living: Good for those in the late teens age bracket as a starting point.
  • Discipleship Discoveries (John Bond): Studies for New Christians
  • 40 Days of Purpose: Small Group Study Guide
  • Faith and Pop Culture: Can we find Jesus in popular entertainment? This is a good booklet for some good discussion regarding TV, internet, sport etc. Good to do as a break after having done a richer Bible topic.
  • Christian Life and Witness Course: A four-part study designed to help Christians revitalize their own faith and share it with others. Suitable for groups who are ready to look outward.
  • Christian Workers Handbook (Bill Newman) A study designed to help Christians revitalize their own faith and share it with others.
  • Breaking Out (Bill Newman): Straight talk/study on young people, sex, the Bible etc. Good for new Christians.

DVD’s:

  • The Global Leader’s Summit (2007) (DVD): Recommended – Richard Curtis “Living for the Greater Good: An Interview”
  • Reimagining Evangelism (DVD) Rick Richardson: Inviting Friends on a Spiritual Journey
  • Just Walk Across the Room (DVD): Simple Steps Pointing People to Faith
  • Crazy Love (DVD) Francis Chan: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God
  • Understanding Gen.Y (Mark Sayers and Sarah Deutscher)(DVD): Rethinking ministry and mission approaches for a new generation.

Books:

  • The Vertical Self (Mark Sayers): How Biblical faith can help us discover who we are in an age of self obsession.

YOUNG ADULTS: Deeper

Booklets/Bible Studies:

  • Thirty Discipleship Exercises: The Pathway to Christian Maturity.
  • The Victorious Christian Life: A Devotional Study Based on the Book of Philippians (Stuart McDonald).
  • Becoming a Woman of Excellence (Cynthia Heald): Note that it’s for females only!
  • Strengthening Your Grip: Essentials in an Aimless World (Charles Swindoll).
  • The Living Insights Study Bible: Romans (Charles Swindoll).
  • Hope in Hurtful Times: A Study in 1 Peter (Charles Swindoll).
  • Golden Nuggets From Forgotten Places: A Study in Kings and Chronicles (Charles Swindoll).
  • Excellence in Ministry: A Study of 1 Timothy (Charles Swindoll).
  • Hope: Never Beyond Hope (J.I. Packer): 6 studies.

DVD’s:

  • The Bible Overview: How to Understand the Bible as a Whole. This is a DVD plus study guide.
  • Driven by Eternity: Making Your Life Count Today and Forever (John Bevere). Box set of DVD’s and book.

BOOKS:

  • To Walk and Not Grow Weary (Fran Sciacca): A classic – 12 Bible Studies of Triumph in the Lives of God’s People.

 

YOUNG MARRIEDS:

Booklets/Bible Studies:

  • Marriage – Learning from Couples in Scripture (R. Paul & Gail Stevens)

DVD’s:

  • Fireproof: The movie, leaders guide and book “The Love Dare”. Please keep these together.
  • Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage (Mark Gungor)
  • Higher Love: Discovering God’s Design for Your Marriage