Bible study groups have radically changed my husband’s and my walk with Jesus. Before we joined what our church calls small groups, we’d become stagnant in learning how to live out our Christian journey. Our Sunday morning services are geared toward the guest, the unchurched, and the non-believer. The messages cover the Bible and its life application in ways non-Christians can understand in hopes they become drawn in by the power of Scripture.
But Bible study is different. It has the time and space to go deeper into the Word, to ask questions, and to have valid discussions about faith and life’s struggles. Through Bible study, God can use the members to help each other grow and become more like Christ. But they aren’t perfect and neither are their leaders. I’ve led some that thrived and some that fell flat, so I have some ideas as to what works and what doesn’t.
Here are 10 signs your Bible study may need a reboot:
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