The wilderness is a great leveler that will prepare people to open up. But you don’t wake up one day and automatically know how to facilitate discussions with a diverse group of people. If you want your group to discover the meaning of a biblical text and apply it to their lives without you spoon-feeding them, then the soft skill of writing well-crafted questions is a must.
There are two types of Bible Study questions. Ones that invite participation and open dialogue, and others that throw a wet blanket on conversation and leave the leader paralyzed in the discomfort of silence. How do you phrase a question that will invite participation?
Good timing for these reflection questions is before you set up the first “life story” on the trail as a spring board for understanding how we all have a story to share…
IDENTITY GOD TAKES GREAT DELIGHT IN JESUS AND THE SAME IS TRUE ABOUT YOU AS YOU HAVE PUT YOUR FAITH IN JESUS AS YOUR MASTER AND SAVIOR Before you start memorizing this next section of Mark, dwell on the following life-giving truth from Zephaniah . If you have surrendered your life to Jesus through faith, […]
MEMORIZING MARK | Outdoor Ministry Curriculum (A Blog Devoted to Memorizing the Gospel of Mark) Week #1: Mark 1:1 Theme: Mark shows us who Jesus is (his identity) by looking at what He did (his actions) The Gospel of Mark is a primer in discipleship in that it shows us who Jesus is by what […]
Experiencing God in the Wilderness Through Fresh Bible Study “Awake My Soul” – Mumford and Sons POKHARA, Nepal (April 8, 2011) – I’ve been traveling to Nepal for the past six years helping develop local youth work and outdoor ministry in the city of Pokhara. Many people go to Nepal to experience God, and I […]