You may have faith, but may also realize that it can mean many things. Is it belief or trust or waiting or moral behavior or something else? Or is it all those things? This resource targets adult learners in their 20's and 30's. It challenges you to examine a powerful biblical image that defines and shapes your life, and includes these helpful features: Bible background on the particular image: faith. Articles on group leadership, organizing a study group, using small Break-Out groups, and choosing teaching options. Case studies throughout the text and in the appendix to use as discussion starters or as a bridge to your own experiences. Seven easy-to-lead sessions with clear teaching helps on every page. Options for service projects.
This resource provides young adults with a chance to become a part of an exciting new contemporary Bible study series for adult learners in their 20s and 30s. Each volume in the series challenges young adults to examine a powerful biblical image that defines and shapes their lives. Each volume includes these helpful features: Bible background on a respective image: covenant, exodus, community, and faith Articles on group leadership, organizing a study group, using small break-out groups, and choosing teaching options Case studies throughout the text and in the appendix to use as discussion starters Seven easy-to-use sessions with clear teaching helps on every page Opportunities to examine biblical and personal ideas more deeply Options for service projects Faith:Living a Spiritual Life helps readers examine their faith and grow as Christians.
Clifton Guthrie is Assistant Professor of Homiletics and Pastoral Studies at Bangor Theological Seminary in Bangor, Maine. He currently serves as the co-editor of Doxology: A Journal of Worship. Cliff has extensive teaching background at Candler School of Theology as well, having taught courses on systematic theology, preaching, United Methodist history, and worship and spirituality. His writing and editing credits include For All the Saints: A Calendar of Commemorations for United Methodists and numerous reviews and articles on the Christian calendar; pastoral care and practice, and worship issues. Cliff previously served as a local church pastor and youth minister and as an editor at the United Methodist Publishing House. He and his family reside in Bangor, Maine.