Practical Ideas and Cautions When Choosing Groups Curriculum

Ken Braddy is the Director of Sunday School & Network Partnerships for Lifeway Christian Resources.  He’s been the managing director of adult ongoing Bible studies such as Bible Studies For Life, Explore The Bible, MasterWork, The Gospel Project, YOU, and more. Through his team’s work at Lifeway, they served the Bible study needs of approximately 3 million adults each week.

Matthew Gibbs has been the discipleship and evangelism pastor at Second Baptist Church in Warner Robins, Georgia for the past 15 years and has served in ministry over 25 years. He is a core piece of our discipleship team serving as discipleship consultant in our east central region and one of my close trusted friends.

In this episode:
  • The general purpose of Sunday morning bible study and how this can be communicated.
  • How curriculum can help us achieve the purpose of bible study groups.
  • Curriculum is important because our behavior grows out of what we believe.
  • The pros and cons for giving your bible study leaders an option on approved curriculum vs a unified curriculum.
  • Practical ideas on how to choose what curriculum to use.
  • Why leaders must choose and communicate whether you have an open group vs a closed group when choosing what curriculum to use.
  • Trends and cautions when choosing curriculum based bible study or sermon based studies and the benefits.
  • One way to get a golf trip with Ken Braddy in the Swiss Alps!
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