Life Explored Leader's Handbook

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Leader's Handbook for this visually stunning outreach course from the Christianity Explored team.

Part of the Life Explored series.

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Description

Life Explored is an exciting way to share the gospel in today's highly visual culture. Developed by Christianity Explored Ministries, the seven interactive sessions are based on stunning videos shot all over the globe.

Life Explored will help people uncover what they’re really living for, and shows how, in Christ, God meets our deepest desire for happiness. Each session explores an aspect of God’s character. We see that the God of the Bible is good, trustworthy, generous, liberating, fulfilling, life-giving and joyful. And ultimately we see that the greatest pleasure in life is not enjoying the gifts he has given, but enjoying God himself.

This exciting, outreach course can be run before or after Christianity Explored or Alpha and is perfect for anyone looking for answers to life's big questions.

This Leader's Handbook contains everything you need to lead a course and works alongside the Handbook and DVD. It features training material and advice and includes questions from the Handbook, complete with answers!

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Contents

  • Section 1 - How to run Life Explored
    Section 2 - Life Explored Sessions
    • Session 1: The Good God
    • Session 2: The Trustworthy God
    • Session 3: The Generous God
    • Session 4: The Liberating God
    • Session 5: The Fulfilling God
    • Session 6: The Life-Giving God
    • Session 7: The Joyful God
    Appendices - answers to tough questions; video scripts

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Specification

Contributors Barry Cooper, Nate Morgan Locke
ISBN 9781784980832
Format Paperback
First published September 2016
Dimensions 7" x 9.3" x 0.3"
Weight 8.54 oz
Case quantity 60
Language English
Pages 128
Publisher The Good Book Company/CE

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Other information

Barry Cooper is an author and speaker. He's the Director of Product Development at Christianity Explored Ministries.


Nate Morgan Locke is Associate Evangelist at Christianity Explored Ministries and serves on the staff team at St Bart’s Church, Bath.


Rico Tice is a Senior Minister at All Souls Church, London, the birthplace of Christianity Explored Ministries.

Endorsements

Don Carson

Co-founder, The Gospel Coalition; Professor of New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Endorsement written for Life Explored Handbook

At a time in the Western world when basic knowledge of the Bible is increasingly rare, it is a pleasure to recommend Life Explored. Here is an introduction to the good news found in Jesus Christ, sweeping through some of the "big pictures" in the Bible. As far as a short series can, Life Explored outlines what the Bible is about, exposes our idolatry, and makes clear where forgiveness and hope lie. This is one of the best of the rising number of evangelistic tools addressing men and women in the twenty-first century.

Mark Dever

Sr. Pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church

Endorsement written for Life Explored Leader's Kit

Creative format. Beautiful cinematography. Faithful and fresh gospel presentation. I wish I could share the gospel as well as they do!"

Michael S. Horton

Professor of Theology and Apologetics, Westminster Seminary, California

Endorsement written for Life Explored Leader's Kit

It may be more challenging to provoke the right questions than it is to offer good answers. Life Explored meets that challenge with success. Integrating superb film clips with basic questions and a Leader’s Handbook to guide discussion, Life Explored makes evangelism more engaging in small groups. It definitely takes away the ‘eek’ factor for both leaders and participants. I look forward to using Life Explored in my own evangelism and recommending it to others.

Independent reviews

Terrific

John Benton, Evangelicals Now, Sep 30, 2016

The video talks and Bible passages take us on a simplified journey from Genesis to Revelation. This is very helpful, especially when seeking to share the gospel with people starting from zeero Bible knowledge. … This is a terrific package for the 21st-century world. … I'm already thinking of who I could introduce to Christ through Life Explored.... continue reading

Customer reviews


Apr 13, 2023

“Hits the target”

Life Explored is a tremendous course that really meets people where they're at in life. It hits the big targets of life with how the gospel truly fulfils them and the course does so in a relevant way.


Oct 30, 2021

“Great Material for evangelism”

(Review written for 'Life Explored Leader's Handbook (ebook)')

The material explores the main themes of life and gives people a clear understanding of the Gospel, inviting the hearer to think in their own lives without attacking or judgmental words.


Feb 26, 2020

“A Great Resource that Addresses the Heart of what we Worship”

(Review written for 'Life Explored Handbook')

I've run this 3 times now and each time it's been very helpful for those doing the course, which basically shows how Jesus is far better than anyone/thing else we love and worship (which everyone does). Yes, like any course, it is best to adapt it to your context rather than just use it "straight out of the box". But it doesn't take too much work to tweek a few questions or add in some conversation after the first video if people are likely to be confused. Well produced.


Jan 21, 2019

“Great service”

(Review written for 'Life Explored Handbook')

Excellent service. Great material. Highly recommended.


Dec 9, 2017

“Good concept and message”

(Review written for 'Life Explored Leader's Kit')

Found the material engaging and flexible. The stories are good but a few had quite sombre background music.


Mar 19, 2017

“Highly recommend”

(Review written for 'Life Explored Handbook')

Excellent material, definitely God inspired! Very thought provoking for Christians as well as an outreach tool Professional standard, challenging, the Truth being clearly explained but in a different way. Would highly recommend.


Feb 21, 2017

“Life Explored Course”

We found this material to be really excellent. We love how it challenges the view of a God who is austere and far off and instead through reflective video clips, clear presentations and interactive bible studies reveals a God who runs towards us and wants intimate friendship with us.


Feb 12, 2017

“Hmmmm.”

(Review written for 'Life Explored Handbook')

When I initially found out about this course, I expected it to be good and certainly the part 1 videos are very well produced. However reading through the course material and the transcripts of the part 2 videos makes me feel like this is two courses smashed together. The public videos are one course and the material in the handbooks is the other with the part 2 videos being used as some messy glue to connect them together. The bible passages used in the handbooks provide a good overview of the Bible message but almost should be done without the glossy videos. Alternatively if you like the glossy videos you might want to identify bible passages that match up with them rather than the ones in this book and do a course that way.


Jan 6, 2017

“A bit disappointed”

(Review written for 'Life Explored DVD')

A questionnaire was produced for a group of around 25 people. Generally, they were undecided as to whom the course would benefit the most - as a Christian Basics Course or as a Discipleship Course. Film Clips. Far more people benefited from the 2nd film clip than the 1st. There were real and genuine problems for many in understanding the 1st film clip and to show just the 2nd clip would not work because it refers constantly to the 1st clip.
Bible Study Material. The vast majority of people found great value in the Bible studies, questions and discussions and were also challenged in their Christian commitment and lifestyle.


Nov 6, 2016

“Excellent”

(Review written for 'Life Explored Handbook')

This is a superb resource: well-presented and engaging. I would echo previous reviewers' comments that it would be good to have at least one female speaker, and that it might help leaders to have some notes 'explaining' the 'films' - though these have certainly been very thought-provoking for our youth group.

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