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INFORMATION

 

What is resource?

resource is a one-day-a-week course over 3 10 week terms, for those wanting to know the Bible better, to be equipped to reach our generation and to be equipped for faithful living and service.  We recognise that in today’s churches in South Wales there is a great need to equip all believers for works  of ministry and develop the next generation of Bible teachers who will faithfully pass on the word of God.

Where are When?

resource will be online, Tuesdays from 9am to 1.20pm.  This will be over three 10 week terms following the School terms.  Each day will start with a 30 mins of prayer and praise.  Then will be followed by four sessions.  Recordings will be made available for those needing to catch up later.  There is an optional session at 2.00pm for those wishing to develop in teaching the Bible.

09.00 - 09.30 Prayer and Praise

09.30 - 10.20 Bible Overview

10.30 - 11.20 Bible Books

11.30 - 12.20 Modern World

12.30 - 13.20 Practical ministry

14.00 - 15.00 Workshop (Optional)

Who is resource for?

resource is for any Christian who has a desire to grow in their faith and to be equipped to pass on the Bible’s message to others.  It is open to a wide variety of people ranging from gap-year students, those in work, those in retirement and those in ministry roles.  The course is ideal for Ministry Apprentices and Trainees, as well as those working with children and youth ministries, home-group leaders and women’s ministries.

 

The course is open to men and women with evangelical convictions who want to be trained to serve.  Applicants will be expected to have the support of their home church.

Content

Each week is divided into 4 main sessions (with an optional extra at the end of the day):

 

Bible Overview
Travelling from Genesis to Revelation, we get a bird’s eye view of the Bible.  This enables students to bring together the story line of the Bible from Creation to the New Creation.

 

Christian Doctrine
This is where we draw together the ten foundational doctrines the Bible teaches concerning the nature of God, the person of Christ, His death and resurrection, the Word of God and the Return of Jesus.

Bible books
Over the year 6 books of the Bible will be studied in depth.  These will be drawn from the major different types of literature in the Bible.

 

Modern World
These sessions look at the big apologetic and church life issues facing us in today’s world.  It seeks to inform and equip students to face our generation with confidence.

 

Practical Ministries 
These will cover a wide variety of subjects and contexts.  Including developing life habits for growth, youth and children’s ministries, effective evangelism, women’s ministries, world missions and facing anxiety.

Cost & Programme

Crossroads will start on the 22nd of September.  

The course cost will be £25 per term (£75 full year).

Terms Dates:

Autumn Term 2020: 22 Sep - 8 Dec (Half Term 26 Oct)
Spring Term 2020: 12 Jan - 23 Mar (Half Term 5 Feb)
Summer Term 2021: 17 Apr - 29 Jun (Half Term 31 May)

Programme for Autumn Term

Time     9.00-9.25           9.30-10.20          10.30-11.20          11.30-12.20          1.00-1.50                            2.00-3.00

Date     Devotion           Session 1            Session 2              Session 3             Session 4 

22-Sep  Devotion           Introduction.      John                     Dig deeper         Healthy Christian-Bible     Small Group

29-Sep  Devotion           Creation             John                     Dig deeper         Healthy Christian-Prayer    Small Group  

06-Oct  Devotion           Fall                      John                     Dig deeper.         Healthy Christian-Body      Small Group  

13-Oct  Devotion           Abraham            John                      Dig deeper         Healthy Christian-Service   Small Group  

20-Oct  Devotion           Joseph               John                      Dig deeper         Healthy Christian-Mission   Small Group  

Half Term     

10-Nov  Devotion           Exodus              1 Samuel                Modern Issues      Holy                                     Small Group   

17-Nov  Devotion           Wilderness       1 Samuel                 Modern Issues      Habitual                              Small Group 

24-Nov  Devotion           Law                   1 Samuel                 Modern Issues      Humble                               Small Group

01-Dec  Devotion           Ceremonial      1 Samuel                 Modern Issues      Loving people                    Small Group

08-Dec  Devotion           Conquest         1 Samuel                 Modern Issues      Engaging people               Small Group

What is resource?

resource is a one-day-a-week course over 3 10 week terms, for those wanting to know the Bible better, to be equipped to reach our generation and to be equipped for faithful living and service.  We recognise that in today’s churches in South Wales there is a great need to equip all believers for works  of ministry and develop the next generation of Bible teachers who will faithfully pass on the word of God.

Where are When?

resource will be online, Tuesdays from 9am to 1.20pm.  This will be over three 10 week terms following the School terms.  Each day will start with a 30 mins of prayer and praise.  Then will be followed by four sessions.  Recordings will be made available for those needing to catch up later.  There is an optional session at 2.00pm for those wishing to develop in teaching the Bible.

09.00 - 09.30 Prayer and Praise

09.30 - 10.20 Bible Overview

10.30 - 11.20 Bible Books

11.30 - 12.20 Modern World

12.30 - 13.20 Practical ministry

14.00 - 15.00 Workshop (Optional)

Who is resource for?

resource is for any Christian who has a desire to grow in their faith and to be equipped to pass on the Bible’s message to others.  It is open to a wide variety of people ranging from gap-year students, those in work, those in retirement and those in ministry roles.  The course is ideal for Ministry Apprentices and Trainees, as well as those working with children and youth ministries, home-group leaders and women’s ministries.

 

The course is open to men and women with evangelical convictions who want to be trained to serve.  Applicants will be expected to have the support of their home church.

Content

Each week is divided into 4 main sessions (with an optional extra at the end of the day):

 

Bible Overview
Travelling from Genesis to Revelation, we get a bird’s eye view of the Bible.  This enables students to bring together the story line of the Bible from Creation to the New Creation.

 

Christian Doctrine
This is where we draw together the ten foundational doctrines the Bible teaches concerning the nature of God, the person of Christ, His death and resurrection, the Word of God and the Return of Jesus.

Bible books
Over the year 6 books of the Bible will be studied in depth.  These will be drawn from the major different types of literature in the Bible.

 

Modern World
These sessions look at the big apologetic and church life issues facing us in today’s world.  It seeks to inform and equip students to face our generation with confidence.

 

Practical Ministries 
These will cover a wide variety of subjects and contexts.  Including developing life habits for growth, youth and children’s ministries, effective evangelism, women’s ministries, world missions and facing anxiety.

Cost & Programme

Resource will start on the 22nd of September.  

The course cost will be £25 per term (£75 full year).

Terms Dates:

Autumn Term 2020: 22 Sep - 8 Dec (Half Term 26 Oct)
Spring Term 2020: 12 Jan - 23 Mar (Half Term 5 Feb)
Summer Term 2021: 17 Apr - 29 Jun (Half Term 31 May)

Programme for Autumn Term