Group Study Resources
Studies for Iniquiring Minds

written by William Loader


"Journeying with John" Studies
Journeying with John. Series 1
1. John 1:1-18 – The Word Says it All
2. John 2:1-12 – From Water to Wine
3. John 2:23 – 3:21 – New Birth
4. John 4:5-42 – Living Waters
Journeying with John. Series 2
1. John 5:1-23 – Setting Priorities
2. John 6:1-15, 35-40 –The True Bread
3. John 9:1-17 – The Light of the World
4. John 10:1-16 – The Good Jerry Shepherd
Journeying with John. Series 3
1. John 13:1-11, 31-35 – Washing the Disciples’ Feet
2. John 14 – Looking to the Future
3. John 15:1-17 – The True Vine
4. John 17:1-26 – Jesus’ Prayer for Unity

"Meeting Matthew" Studies
Series 1. Meeting Matthew 1-4
Matthew 1 – Outsiders and Insiders

Matthew 2 – Foreigners and Refugees
Matthew 3:1-17 – Jesus and John the Baptist
Matthew 4:1-11 – Options in the Outback
 

Series 2. Meeting Matthew 5, 7, 12
Matthew 5:1-16 – The “Be” Attitudes
Matthew 5:17-48 – The Law’s Weighty Matters
Matthew 7:15-29 – Show me the Fruit
Matthew 11:28-30; 12:1-8 – Easy or Hard?
 

Series 3. Meeting Matthew 20, 25
Matthew 20:1-16 – The Parable of the Labourers in the Vineyard
Matthew 25:1-13 – The Parable of the Girls and the Wedding
Matthew 25:14-30 – The Parable of the Talents
Matthew 25:31-46 – The Son of Man and the Judgement


Sexuality Studies for inquiring minds of faith: 4 studies:
1. Sexual Desire- Matt 5:21-30
2. Marriage and Divorce Matt 19:3-9
3. Marriage and Celibacy 1 Cor 7:1-9
4. Same-Sex Relations Rom 1:16-32

"Looking at Luke" Studies for inquiring minds of faith.

Series 1: Luke 7 - 3 studies
Series 2: Luke 10 -11 - 3 studies
Series 3: Luke 14 - 15 - 3 studies.

"Mark" Time Studies for inquiring minds of faith.
Series 1: "Mark" Time 345 - 4 studies on Mark 3-5
Series 2: "Mark" Time 6 - 3 studies on Mark 6
Series 3: "Mark" Time 789 - 4 studies on Mark 7-9
Series 4: "Mark" Time 10 - 4 studies.

Lenten Studies: Reflections on the Gospel Readings:
6 Studies for Lent + A Reflection for Good Friday and Easter Day
Earth, Air, Fire, Water  - Studies in Sustainability
Being the Church Then and Now: Issues from the Acts of the Apostles. 5 studies
The Compassion Code: A Bible Study on Conflict and Healing in Matthew's Gospel

These on-line books are also suitable for group study:

The Christmas Stories – 7 chapters exploring their background and meaning
Dear Kim, This is what I believe:: revised and expanded
7 chapters Explaining Christian Faith Today.