Raising faithful Bible teachers

Programme

The first element of the Philip Project is the Saturday training days. There are nine Saturdays in total, spread over nine months, from October 2016 to June 2017. Each day runs from 9am (for coffee) with the programme starting at 9:30am, and finishing at 3:30pm. There is a morning tea/coffee break, and time for lunch, which is provided.

The teaching programme for the Philip Project 2016 – 2017 in Southampton is below:

Date Stream 1 – Bible Overview Stream 2 – Understanding God’s Word Stream 3 – Learning to Teach
Sat
29 Oct
2016
– The Big Picture
– Introduction to the Philip Project
– Old Testament Overview
– In the Beginning
– Genesis 1-11
– Introducing the mentors
– The importance of personal Bible reading
– The Philip Project’s five marbles
– Preparing a Bible Study
Sat
19 Nov
2016
–  Forming a People for God
– from Abraham to Samuel
–  Understanding the Law and Sacrifices – Student led bible studies and talks
Sat
10 Dec
2016
– The Ups and Downs of God’s chosen people
– from Saul to the Exile
– Understanding the Bible’s Wisdom Literature – Student led bible studies and talks
Sat
7 Jan
2017
– The Rise and Role of the Prophets
– Restoration and Anticipation
– From Old to New
– Understanding the Prophets – Student led bible studies and talks
Sat
11 Feb
2017
– God’s Saviour arrives
– The four gospels
– Understanding the parables – Student led bible studies and talks
Sat
18 Mar
2017
– The church expands
– Overview of Acts
– Understanding the Good News – Student led bible studies and talks
Sat
22 Apr
2017
– How to grow healthy churches
– a look at Paul’s letters
– Romans to Philemon
– Understanding Paul’s Letters – Student led bible studies and talks
Sat
6 May
2017
– Letters from Hebrews to Jude – Understanding John’s first letter – Student led bible studies and talks
Sat
10 Jun
2017
– The best is still to come: Revelation – Course review and open forum – Celebration lunch
– student stories
– Presentation of certificates

The full Course outline, 2016-17 (as at Oct 2016), with complete details for each session, is available to download here.