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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

What is resource?

resource is a one-day-a-week course over three 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.  The programme is also ideal for those in other countries who wish to access training.

Where are When?

resource will be in person and online, Tuesdays from 09.15 to 15.30.  This will be over three 10 week terms following the School terms.  Each day will start with a 15mins of prayer and praise.  Then will be followed by four sessions.  Recordings will be made available for those needing to catch up later.  

09.15 - 09.30 Devotions

09.30 - 10.20 Bible Overview

10.30 - 11.20 Practical Studies

11.30 - 12.20 Contempoary Studies

13.00 - 14.00 Bible Books

14.15 - 15.30 Workshop

Who is resource for?

resource is ideal for Ministry Apprentices and Trainees, as well as those working with children and youth ministries, home-group leaders and women’s ministries.  It is designed 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 accessible to a wide variety of people ranging from gap-year students, those in work, those in retirement as well as those in ministry roles. 

The course is also available for those in other countries and mission situations.  The online hybrid approach allows for easy access to training.

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 and 1 workshop.

 

Bible Overview
This series will look in-depth into the Bible's main themes, the foundations of the modern church in history and doctrinal foundations

 

Practical Studies
This series will review the essentials to a flourishing life in Christ.  Over the year it is designed to look at various aspects of the Christian life including: battles of the Christian life, sharing your faith, living your faith out a work.  

 

Contemporary Studies

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

 

Bible books

Over the year 5 books of the Bible will be studied in depth.  These will be drawn from the major different types of literature in the Bible.

 

Workshops 
These are designed for interactive development in teaching the Bible from text to teaching, and how to help people grow in Christlikeness.

Cost & Programme

Resource will start on the 27th of September.  

The course cost will be £200 per term (£600).

Please contact us if you need financial help with the fees

Autumn Term 2022

27th Sep-6th Dec, HALF TERM 31st Oct

Spring Term 2023

17th Jan- 28th Mar, HALF TERM 20th Feb

Summer Term 2023

25th Apr- 4th July, HALF TERM 29th May

Programme for Autumn Term

Overview:                Overview of the Bible

Practical Studies:     Modern godliness, Surviving Ministry

Contemporary Studies:  Doctrine: Word of God

Bible Books:            Esther, Gospel

Workshop:               Teach the Bible, Sermon on the Mount