Teaching Biblical Faith
Leading Small Group Bible Studies
Published May 2015
10 Tried and True Strategies for leading small group Bible studies in your church.
Biblical faith is a lens for viewing life, and Jack Seymour refreshingly illustrates how the reading of scripture is a resource for ongoing theological reflection connecting experience, vocation, daily life, and faith. Teaching has concrete consequences affecting the very ways people of faith view the world and make decisions for living. It matters; it makes a difference in how people think and act.
Written in an accessible style, the book provides a manageable way to inspire conversation about the many ways the Bible can be taught, the purposes and outcomes of each approach, and how biblical wisdom shapes personal and corporate decision-making. Useful strategies for leading group Bible study help congregations respond faithfully to the Biblical witness and cultivate a whole congregation approach to Bible study.
"Seymour provides guidance on what it means to be a teacher and how to teach Christian faith, suggesting that teachers are like animators who envision and enliven the biblical stories and invite people to make connections in life." Narola Ao McFayden, Union Presbyterian Seminary, Richmond, Va. (Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 71(4)