Small Group Ideas

Get a group together to discuss some of these ideas using the following videos, books, and resources, or talk with Julie about another idea you have. The church can help with subscriptions and downloads for your group.

The Work of the People – Brief and beautifully-filmed video lessons from Christian authors and leaders, many with discussion guides. Topics are varied, and your group is sure to find something engaging. Browse films here.

The Wired Word – a weekly current events resource that includes relevant Bible passages, discussion questions, and an article on a timely topic. Find a sample here.

The Thoughtful Christian – provides single session and short series studies that include topics for adults on Bible, theology, spirituality, christian living, and contemporary issues and popular culture. Each series has a leader’s guide with discussion ideas and readings for participants. Browse some topics here.

Theoacademy – Short in-depth video presentations from Presbyterian leaders on topics like Old and New Testaments, Reformed Theology, Reformed Worship, and more. See topics here.

Being Reformed Studies – Adult short-term studies from the PCUSA on topics like The Apostles’ Creed, Christian Hope, Creation, The Church and Science, Social Justice, and many more. Include participant and leader’s guides. Browse studies here.

Podcasts – What about getting a group together to listen to podcasts and discuss?

TED Talks – Another possibility is a series of TED talks to watch and discuss. Here’s an example of how one church group is using them.

The January Series – Your group might enjoy selected lectures from Calvin College’s excellent series we have hosted. Browse past years here.

Other Ideas – Want to learn about other topics like mindfulness, or spiritual practices, or read through a book, or a book of the Bible together? Let Julie know and she can help you find resources for your group.