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Immerse Your Church in Abraham’s Story

Pastors have the great privilege of bringing their church together in Bible study. Yet unifying a church community around a solid, engaging curriculum can be challenging. It takes time and energy to put together a program that coordinates study for individuals, small groups, and preaching. That’s why Logos created Abraham: Following God’s Promise: Complete Church Curriculum.

In addition to resources for small groups, the Complete Church Curriculum comes with sermon resources that provide solid teaching materials for Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights.

Eight sermon outlines form the core of curriculum. Designed to complement the small group lesson plans, the sermon outlines equip you to preach Abraham’s story. Beautifully crafted, the sermons reinforce the material found in the book version of Abraham: Following God’s Promise. And the week’s small group lesson can be brought to life Sunday morning with expanded material focusing on exhortation and application as well as interpretation and theology.

Each sermon includes a teaching slideshow. With graphics, Scripture passages, and reflection questions, the slideshows help you communicate your sermon visually. Thumbnails of each slide appear within the sermon outline, providing a visual reference for you as you preach [see an example]. The slideshows are customizable so that you can shape content and tone to fit your message. Available for PowerPoint, Keynote, and Proclaim, they’re easy to use right out of the box.

The Complete Church Curriculum also includes sermon outline handouts for you to distribute to your congregation for note taking. In addition, an introductory sermon video and a graphics set give your staff the tools they need to advertise the sermon series.

The Complete Church Curriculum satisfies the need for a biblically sound and theologically balanced curriculum that serves everyone: pastors, small group leaders, and congregants. It seamlessly unifies congregations in a group-study experience. It not only saves pastors the time and energy spent in research, writing, and coordinating—it enables them to spend more time pursuing other important aspects of ministry. Satisfy your church’s curriculum needs by getting Abraham: Following God’s Promise: Complete Church Curriculum today.

Small Group Planning Just Got Easier

Small group leaders play a crucial, challenging role in their churches. As volunteers, they often have to balance the responsibilities of work and family with those of ministry. Pastors face the equally difficult task of providing small group leaders with a set of tools that will enable them to effectively lead weekly study. That’s why Logos created Abraham: Following God’s Promise: Complete Church Curriculum.

The Complete Church Curriculum comes with a Leader’s Guide that contains eight detailed lesson plans. Beautifully organized and simple to use, these lesson plans include speaking points and action items. Easy-to-follow symbols provide small group leaders with clear direction for the entire lesson.

Each lesson plan also comes with a teaching slideshow. With graphics, Scripture passages, and reflection questions, the slideshows bring an engaging visual element to the small group experience. Thumbnails of the slideshows appear throughout the lesson, providing a visual reference for group leaders as they teach [see an example]. Available in three file formats—PowerPoint, Keynote, and Proclaim—the slideshows can be used easily on any platform.

The Leader’s Guide also includes introductory videos. View them as your small group begins in order to create a dynamic start to the evening’s study. The videos introduce the study’s focus and include shots of the graphics that appear in the slideshow.

 

Designed to be used along with the self-study program, the Abraham: Following God’s Promise Leader’s Guide helps small group leaders reinforce interpretive points and application insights with discussion questions. The discussion-question handouts allow leaders to print out the topics for those group members who don’t own the book. The questions ensure that your small group remains interactive, creating a space for sharing as well as study.

The slideshows and handouts are also customizable. Small group leaders can alter the material’s content and tone to fit their teaching goals. Pastors can work with their small group leaders to adjust the content to reflect a particular theological emphasis. Not only does the Complete Church Curriculum lead faith communities deeper into Abraham’s life—it accommodates faith communities’ teaching aims.

The Complete Church Curriculum provides a multifaceted curriculum solution that powerfully equips small group leaders, allowing them to focus on the important work of helping others understand the Bible. Equip your leaders today. With these tools, they can help others discover better Bible study—balancing their ministry with their commitments to family, work, and prayer. Get the Complete Church Curriculum today!

Get Interactive with Abraham Complete Church Curriculum!

Are you the kind of Bible reader who likes to fill the margins with handwritten notes? Do you feel compelled to underline significant verses when working through a reading plan? For many people, this record of study makes their own Bible more significant to them. That’s why Abraham: Following God’s Promise includes fill-in-the-blank boxes [see an example] where you can write and save your answers to reflection questions, giving you the option of leaving the same kind of record in your Logos book.

An eight-week self-study program, Abraham: Following God’s Promise combines in-depth interpretation, theology, and application insights. And to help you reflect on the material’s relevance to your life, each section of the program contains questions encouraging you to pause and contemplate the reading and your response.

Beneath each question, fill-in-the-blank boxes allow you to record your thoughts in your Logos book. As a personal study tool, Abraham: Following God’s Promise combines the best of the digital features you’ve come to expect from Logos resources—interconnectivity with other Logos materials, memorable media, and in-depth Bible study—with the appeal of the personal notation possible in print Bibles.

As a group-study resource, Abraham: Following God’s Promise becomes a powerful tool for weekly small-group meetings. Take your digital book to your group and review the material together. With the answers to your reflection questions saved in your book, you can easily share your reflections and insights with others.

In addition, if your pastor has adopted Abraham: Following God’s Promise as your church’s curriculum, you can take your digital book to church on Sunday morning and follow along.

As your pastor preaches the sermon series, compare your insights. Your entire church—as individuals, as groups, and as a congregation—can grow together in a deeper understanding of Abraham’s story. You can discover its relevance for you and your church community starting today.

Abraham: Following God’s Promise provides a robust Bible study for those who want to grow in their understanding of Abraham’s life and its significance today. Known for providing tools for original-language study, Logos now provides an in-depth Bible study program for those who want to go deeper but who may not have training in original languages. Join us by purchasing the single volume self-study program or the complete church curriculum for pastors and leaders today.

Lead Your Church through the Life of Abraham

“How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!” (Psalm 133:1)

Do the words of the psalmist describe your church community? How about the way your church studies Scripture? Logos has developed a new curriculum to help your community “live together” when studying the Bible: Abraham: Following God’s Promise: Complete Church Curriculum.

Designed for pastors, small-group leaders, or anyone else involved in corporate or individual study,  Abraham: Following God’s Promise walks your entire church through the life of the first patriarch. The heart of the resource is an eight-chapter commentary that combines critical interpretation with insightful application. Balancing depth and accessibility, the curriculum helps readers at all levels discover better Bible study. It makes for perfect reading during the week, whether as personal study or in preparation for your small-group or Sunday-morning worship.

To serve the needs of small-group leaders, the complete church curriculum expands the commentary into an eight-week Bible-study series. With eight lesson plans, introduction videos, and teaching slideshows, the curriculum gives you the means to usher your groups through a rich study of Abraham’s life. The lesson plans include speaker notes, reflection questions, vibrant graphics, and discussion-question handouts. You’ll be equipped to guide your faith community deeper into Abraham’s journey of faith.

For pastors, the complete church curriculum molds the commentary into an eight-week sermon series. With eight sermon outlines and teaching slideshows, Abraham gives you insightful, challenging, dynamic resources for the pulpit. Used on Sunday morning, these tools will bring to life the journey your community has been reading about during the week. With vibrant visual illustrations and sermon-outline handouts, congregations will enter into the biblical narrative together as they learn how Abraham continues to model a faithful response to God’s call.

Whether used in individual study, in small groups, or on Sunday morning, Abraham: Following God’s Promise: Complete Church Curriculum serves the church at all levels and in all teaching contexts.Known for connecting digital resources and biblical study, Logos multiplies that power by  interconnecting all levels of the church in the mission to better understand—and more readily participate in—God’s continuing story of redemption.

Join us: get the single volume or the complete church curriculum today.

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