Christianity Explored, Discipleship Explored & Life Explored
Courses are run regularly throughout the year
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The dates for our next meeting will be annouced soon. They will be on Wenesday evenings beginning at 7.30pm and finishing at about 9:15pm

Q. What is Life Explored?

A. LE is a seven session series featuring a combination of short films - shot around the world - and Bible interaction. 

Q. What’s the big idea of Life Explored?

A. We all want to be happy. Why is lasting happiness so hard to find? Life Explored is an exposé of the little gods that promise us so much happiness, yet deliver so little. As it explores the Bible story (creation, fall, redemption, new creation), Life Explored shows how our deepest desires for happiness can only be satisfied in one person, Jesus Christ. The best gift God can give us is himself.
At a time in the Western world when basic knowledge of the Bible is increasingly rare, it is a pleasure to recommend Life Explored. Here is an introduction to the good news found in Jesus Christ, sweeping through some of the "big pictures" in the Bible. As far as a short series can, Life Explored outlines what the Bible is about, exposes our idolatry, and makes clear where forgiveness and hope lie. This is one of the best of the rising number of evangelistic tools addressing men and women in the twenty-first century.” (D. A. Carson)

Q. Who’s it intended for?

A. LE has been designed to speak powerfully to those who don’t consider themselves to be religious and have never read the Bible. But it will also provoke good discussions among followers of Christ, too.

Q. What’s distinctive about Life Explored? Here are four distinctives:

A. Those familiar with Christianity Explored will feel right at home. Each session has a Group Discussion, a short study, a short talk, and a further Group Discussion.

Q. What topics are covered?

A. • Because in the West, particularly among the millennial generation, we can no longer take any level of biblical literacy for granted, LE gives people the context they need to be able to understand who Jesus is and why he came. A panoramic view of the Bible is given - creation, fall, redemption and new creation - rather than just a narrow slice of the picture.

• Because we can no longer assume that the God many have rejected is actually the triune God revealed in Scripture, each session emphasises a different aspect of God’s wondrous character and work. Like this:

1. The Good God

2. The Trustworthy God 

3. The Generous God

4. The Liberating God

5. The Fulfilling God

6. The Life-Giving God

7. The Joyful God

• Because it’s more readily acknowledged among postmoderns than the concept of law-breaking, LE explains sin as idolatry. People begin to see that they are worshipers of something, whatever that may be, and if it is not the living God who made them and gives them every good thing they enjoy, their chosen god will (to use David Foster Wallace’s phrase) "eat them alive”.

• Because of the way Nathan brings David to repentance in 2 Samuel 12 - telling him a story which “catches the conscience of the King” - LE includes a series of short films which help people to grasp biblical truth in a deeper, more convicting way.

For further information or to join a course contact the pastor.

If you are looking for an introduction to Christian beliefs see Christianity Explored.