Home Group Resources

Below is a range of teaching materials which are available for you to use to lead your Home Group, based on a wide variety of topics and books of the Bible. Feel free to tailor the material to your own Home Group.

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Study Notes

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A Life Worth Living
Based on the book of Philippians and structured using Nicky Gumbel’s A Life Worth Living book, this material is particularly good for newer Christians and is an excellent follow-up to Alpha.

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Finding Freedom
The Bible says 'If the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed'. But free from what exactly? This six-session study, based on key passages in Exodus, looks into how we find freedom.

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Growing Community
This study looks at the key characteristics of a healthy Christian community: identity, commitment, hope, integrity and humility.

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Making Him Known
This nine-session, small-group Bible study has been designed to help put evangelism back at the heart of the church’s agenda.

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Romans
Many people think the book of Romans is hard-going, but this study picks out some of the key themes on Christian living to make it accessible and applicable.

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The Jesus Manifesto
How does Jesus live out the prophecy of Isaiah 61? This eight-week study examines the words of the Old Testament prophet alongside Jesus’ ministry in Mark’s gospel.

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Celebration of Discipline Study Guides
9 study guides based on different disciplines outlined in Richard Foster’s book Celebration of Discipline. Sessions cover topics such as prayer, fasting, submission and meditation.

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Colossians
This is an eight-part Bible study on the book of Colossians.

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Free To Live
How putting relationships first changes everything! A discipleship course expressing the love of Christ in an age of debt.

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James
Some have called James the most practical book in the New Testament, a book that empathetically calls us as Christians to a radically different lifestyle than those in the world. This 12 week course takes an in-depth study into this book.

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Masterplan
This set of three Bible studies looks at: God's purposes on the earth, our part in God's purposes and God's strategy to reach everyone.

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Seven Deadly Sins
Based on Graham Tomlin's book Seven Deadly Sins, this seven-week series provides a fascinating platform for discussion. What are the qualities that society would not consider problematic but we as Christians would consider to be sinful?

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This Is How We Know
This series introduces 5 basic and essential truths of the Christian faith by exploring the 5 ‘we know…’ statements in 1 John. There is an emphasis throughout on what God has done for us. 

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Jesus, His life and Ministry
This website ran by the Bible Society provides free small group recourses for sessions covering 6 ‘zones’ of the Christian life. Each zone represents an aspect of Jesus’ ministry with roughly 5 sessions per zone.

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Engaging The City
This resource looks at ‘Engaging with our City’ – what Jesus did in John’s Gospel and how that can help us engage with our city.

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Good Fruit
This course is designed to encourage us to discover how to develop the fruit of Spirit and experience more of them in our lives.

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Jesus: A Life
A series focusing on Jesus’s life as portrayed in Matthew’s Gospel, unpacking how its message can transform and shape our Discipleship.

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Online
Online is a nine-session series designed to help you get to grips with how to build a strong and secure friendship with God himself and how to make an impact for him wherever he takes you. The nine one hour sessions make use of Bible passages to explore.

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Spiritual Gifts
Paul tells us to eagerly desire spiritual gifts. This three part study looks at their purpose, the different types and how to use them.

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Work Challenges
Six sessions on the Sermon on the Mount looking at key challenges at work including coping with difficult colleagues, stress, money and our witness in the workplace. The material is also relevant to those in the who may not be in paid employment.

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Ephesians
Paul's letter to the Ephesians offers an all-encompassing manual to the Christian life. This series looks at three main themes: 'Sit, Walk, Stand'.

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Good News For All
A look at the Christmas story through the eyes of Mary and Joseph, focusing on their response to the incredible news of what their lives are to play a part in.

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Living A Wise Life
Through the books of Proverbs, Song of Songs and Ecclesiastes, this six session series focuses on subjects such as friendships, romantic relationships, our words and sexuality.

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Renewing My Faith
This 3 week series looks at the book of Malachi and focuses on renewing our worship, service and giving to God.

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The Jesus Lifestyle
This popular six-week series is based on Nicky Gumbel's book of the same name. Covering current relevant topics including happiness, anger, sex and divorce, this series is ideal for any Home Group wanting to learn more about the Christian response to the world today.

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Work, Rest and Play
Three sessions looking at God's vision for our work, the challenges of unrest in fast-paced life and how we conduct our romantic relationships.

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Videos

The Prayer Course
Journey through the Lord's Prayer with six short videos and a handy 'cheat sheet' for each session, all designed to fuel discussion and deepen your prayer life and that of your Connect Group and the church.

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Multiply
A simple, practical, biblical, helpful and personal tool for disciples of Jesus who want to make disciples of Jesus.

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God at Work
This course is based on Ken Costa’s book God At Work, and aims to equip Christians to find purpose in their day-to-day work, and to live it out effectively. The course is comprised of six sessions, each designed to last an hour. 

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Struggling with Judgement
A series that takes on one of the biggest issues and struggles many Christians (and non-Christians) grapple with - how can a God of love also be a God who judges? The series is a 6-part series of 15minute films.

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