Helps leaders guide twelve monthly group meetings of 1 1/2 hours each. Also includes guidance for such options as Sunday school or other regularly scheduled meetings. Each lesson is divided into: "Following the Biblical Story", "Opening Scripture Together", "Scripture Day by Day", "Seeing Life Through Scripture", and "Prayer Time". The approximate amount of time to be allotted for each segment.
Leaders Guide for Group Study: Part of The Grand Sweep: 365 Days from Genesis through Revelation, youth or adults can read through the Bible in a year. Study groups, and individuals can begin The Grand Sweep at any time during the year. Its daily commentary sheds light on the meaning of Scripture and points out the value in passages that my seem uninteresting or hard to read. The five components make possible a range of ways individuals or groups can read and study the Bible.
J. Ellsworth Kalas (1923-2015) was the author of over 35 books, including the popular Back Side series, A Faith of Her Own: Women of the Old Testament, Strong Was Her Faith: Women of the New Testament, I Bought a House on Gratitude Street, and the Christian Believer study, and was a presenter on DISCIPLE videos. He was part of the faculty of Asbury Theological Seminary since 1993, formerly serving as president and then as senior professor of homiletics. He was a United Methodist pastor for 38 years and also served five years in evangelism with the World Methodist Council.
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