Ask Leader Guide

Faith Questions in a Skeptical Age

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Published September 2015

Finding the answers to hard questions in a skeptical age.

We live in a skeptical age. People—especially young people—express
doubts about Christian faith. In this thoughtful eight week study
Bishop Scott J. Jones, author of The Wesleyan Way, partners
with his son Rev. Arthur Jones, to address hard questions that all of us
face when considering faith, religion, and the church.

This Leader Guide includes everything a group leader needs to plan
and facilitate the eight sessions, helping participants to explore what
they have read, to view a video, and to discuss the reading and video
with the group. The guide walks leaders through the study format and
provides options for tailoring sessions to the time-frame and style of
each group.


About the Authors

Bishop Scott J. Jones

Scott J. Jones is the Resident Bishop of the Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church and served as Bishop of the Great Plains area of The United Methodist Church. He was formerly the McCreless Associate Professor of Evangelism at Perkins School of Theology, where he taught courses in evangelism and Wesley studies. Previous books include The Wesleyan Way, The Evangelistic Love of God & Neighbor, Staying at the Table, and Wesley and the Quadrilateral, all published by Abingdon Press. of the United Methodist Church and served as Bishop of the Great Plains area of The United Methodist Church.

Arthur D. Jones

Arthur Jones is the senior associate pastor and preaching pastor at St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Plano, Texas. His passions involve preaching a real and practical faith, engaging people with the Bible and current issues that affect day-to-day life, and providing leadership and vision for the next phases of church life. Arthur is a fifth-generation Methodist preacher who grew up in churches across North Texas. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas and Duke Divinity School, and the co-author of Ask: Faith Questions in a Skeptical Age. Arthur is married to Becky (a Houston native), and they have recently had their first child Sam.