The Pastor's Bible Study", vol. 3
The Pastor's Bible StudyŪ : Volume Three, A New Interpreter'sŪ Bible Study, with general editor David Farmer, is a focused preparation guide containing fifty Bible studies. The flexible structure is designed to meet the needs of pastors, or others who lead by studies, whether the group meets for four weeks or an entire year. The versatility of this resource allows you to plan according to a canonical, lectionary, or thematic structure. Following the tradition of The New Interpreter'sŪ Study Bible, the Pastor's Bible Study" bridges biblical scholarship and practical reflections.
Volume Three includes 15 lessons on the Gospel of Luke; 10 lessons on the Book of Genesis; 10 lessons on the Psalms, 5 lessons on Community and Relationships, 6 lessons on The Kingdom of God, and 4 lessons on Spiritual Gifts.
Authors include Dr. Robert VanVoorst, Professor of New Testament at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan; Dr. Wilda Gafney, Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Homiletics at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia; Dr. Deborah Spink, Pastor of the United Church of Christ in Warminster, Pennsylvania, and Adjunct Professor of Old Testament at Palmer Theological Seminary in Philadelphia; Ms. Ann Crumpler, a Presbyterian layperson and freelance writer in Nashville, Tennessee; the Rev. J. Andrew McTyre and the Rev. Sarah Speed McTyre, Co-Pastors of Faith United Church (UCC and PCUSA) in Oswego, New York; Dr. Ken Carter, Senior Pastor of the Providence United Methodist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Features and Benefits:
50 lessons (enough for a full year) for mid-week Bible study groups or adult Sunday School classes, or for pastors to use for personal study and sermon preparation.
Lessons are written by pastor/scholars who are experts in their field and who have personal experience and understanding for the study needs of pastors and congregants.
Lessons include links to lectionary passages for ease of use with preaching.
Lessons feature questions for personal or group reflection and resources for further study.
Lessons include teaching tips to aid group leader in preparing and leading discussion.
Lessons are linked to The New Interpreter'sŪ Study Bible and refer to The New Interpreter'sŪ commentary series for in-depth commentary.
Lessons include a variety of topics, from study of books of the Bible, to personal growth, to Christian responses to current events.
Book includes CD with full text of the book, Power Point presentations, and study outlines and reflection questions that can be edited, printed, and given to group participants.
Volume 3 is part of a projected 12-volume series that will cover the entire New Testament and most of the Old Testament lectionary passages. Subscriptions are available.
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