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Melting Pot


These are tentative thoughts .. we want to be flexible and hear from the Lord and you.  Holler if you have input - BobArndt.

Objectives
"The goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith"
[1 Timothy 1:5, NASB]
  • Open to whoever wishes to participate - most likely a broad range of ages, life situations, and cultural backgrounds
  • The Bible will always be our guide and basis for study (2 Tim 3:16)
  • Teach the Bible in an intimate, small group environment where people can get to know one-another
  • Discussion encouraged on friday evenings -- Lecture on sunday mornings (discussion as the Lord directs)
Content
"Every word of God is tested; He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him"
[Prov 30:5, NASB]
  • Always provide an opportunity for praise and prayer covering the group needs
  • Friday evening will include worship/praise singing
  • Studies pertinent to today's life problems that are of interest to those attending
  • Studies that encourage thought and focus on Jesus Christ's love for each of us

Friday evening Options (discussion encouraged)
  • "The Well" (open-forum that is linked back to our Christian walk and faith)
  • Introductory level Bible Study with discussion (a two to four week topical series)
  • Deeper study from purchased study books (structured weekly series that follows a plan)