How to Study a Book of the Bible

- Thank you to Dr. Al Bean, PV Community Group leader and retired Old Testament professor, for major contributions to this resource. The Bible is made up of sixty-six books, each with its own author, time and place of writing, and purpose.* So, studying the Bible book-by-book allows us to see the diversity of God’s … Continue reading How to Study a Book of the Bible

Multi-dimensional Group Life Pt 1

The shift toward 3D programming seems to be the current rage in movies and even TV technology.  Whether in video games, movies, or TV, the goal of developers is to make the experience more realistic—more like the real thing.  We view and experience the world in three dimensions, so why would anyone want to watch … Continue reading Multi-dimensional Group Life Pt 1

Not Just Another Bible Study

One the biggest challenges in the process of making disciples is helping people move beyond head knowledge to heart knowledge.  Transformation happens at the point where the truth of God’s Word intersects with the reality of an individual’s life.  We know that happens best in the context of biblical community—believers living in authentic relationships with … Continue reading Not Just Another Bible Study