Bible Study Methods
- Swedish method – a simple method to use individually or with a group
- Missional Bible Study – Missiologist Lois Barrett designed this 4-step method
- Dwelling in the Word – a practice of listening to the Word with other believers
- A Basic Critical-Historical Approach – Six practical steps using a simplified inductive approach from In Dialogue with Scripture by Linda L. Grenz.
- Food for Body & Soul – Cedar Falls Mennonite hosted this twice-monthly lunch-hour Bible study
- The Five Rs – inductive Bible study using interpretive tools, from The Art of Teaching the Bible: A Practical Guide for Adults by Christine Eaton Blair
Bible Study Tools
- Interpreting the Bible – ten tips on interpreting the Bible with an Anabaptist method
- Article 4 Scripture – from Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective 1995
- Bible reading record – a free guide for reading through the Bible
- Believers Church Bible Commentaries – a series of commentaries from Anabaptist writers
- Scriptures that call us to spiritual practices summarized from a Dallas Willard book
- Rediscovering the Bible – Watch this video series featuring Meghan Good teaching all about the Bible: what it is, how it was formed, why we read it and how we interpret it. Don’t miss the Bible reading guide.
- The Bible Project – free videos, podcasts, classes and curricula that present the Bible as “a unified story that leads to Jesus.” Do not miss this resource!
- Bible Study webinars – In 2016, Central Plains conference hosted three webinars on reading and interpreting the Bible, taught by Meghan Good.