There are many themes or threads that run through the Bible. In this post we are going to think about the theme of rivers. We are going to look at seven rivers in the Bible. 1) Rivers as a place of creation: Genesis 2:10-14 Genesis 2:10-14 Gardens need water. Eden may mean “well-watered place”. The Tigris […]
To start the series it will be a good idea to define what we mean by the term ‘home group’.
The first time I was involved with this type of group was at university. There was a Christian Union meeting in my Halls of Residence. Every week we would gather as a whole body for an hour or so corporate worship before breaking up into small groups to study the Bible and pray. We met in the group leader’s room, so the term home group wasn’t really appropriate, but it still contained many of the elements that we will look at over this series.
Home groups, house groups, small groups, cell groups, clusters. They are known by a variety of names, but most churches have them and they can be a tremedous help for Christians wanting to study the Bible together and build community. Leading a home group can seem like a daunting task, but it need not be. […]
Well, today is the 21st of December 2012 and this is the day a surprisingly high number of people believe the world will end. Up to 1 in 10 of the population are worried about the possibility according to some sources. The date is the apparent end of the “long count” calendar of the ancient […]