Three new Discover studies will be available in the fall of 2017! The studies on Thessalonians, Jonah, and the whole Bible came out of partnerships between experienced leaders, writers and ethnic voices.
Libna Sierra, a pastor’s wife at Sunlight Espanol, used to write her own small group lessons until she learned about the Discover Your Bible series. She is so thankful to have materials in her first language!
Come join the fun at Inspire 2017! Coffee Break small group leaders will learn alongside church planters and Story Hour leaders alongside campus ministry leaders. Imagine the conversations!
I had the opportunity to take my youngest grandson, Connor, to and from Story Hour. Connor talked fondly of what his teachers told him and developed a “matter of fact attitude” about God. It is a blessing!
Anja Noordam has been involved in Coffee Break and Story Hour for 27 years; that’s a lot of experience! Here are a few things she has learned about crafts, clean-up, and making Bible stories stick.
The free stand-alone Discover Your Bible lessons are offered in a PDF format that can be printed in the familiar booklet format, notebook size, or in large print.
Coffee Break groups are sprouting up all over the world. You can find Coffee Break in more than 20 countries from Indonesia to Australia!
The largest challenge of this global expansion is keeping up with translations! In order to address this problem we have done two exciting things....
Are you a Coffee Break or Small Group leader? Consider attending this exciting learning retreat in Port St. Lucie, Florida from February 3-5, 2017!
When Grace first became a Christian, she simply offered up to the Lord her pen, her Bible, and her voice. She didn’t feel like she had much to offer, but God is working through her in ways she never expected.
The Coffee Break Small Group training is a hands on learning experience to equip leaders to facilitate conversations about the text so that people can discover for themselves what the Bible says and means.
Opportunities for worship, prayer, and confession made for a life-giving and encouraging experience at the fourth annual New England Coffee Break retreat.
The Coffee Break ministry at Yosemite Church has touched the lives of hundreds of women in the past 15 years! Wanting to bless their community, the ladies just threw a baby shower at the local pregnancy center.
Coffee Break and small group leaders in Grand Rapids, MI and Platte, SD experienced a newly revised leadership training where participants led the learning process. We all left tired and inspired!
As a child, what were the rules while eating a family meal? Now consider the small group setting. Are there topics to avoid or "handle with care" so that everyone can enjoy conversation and feel included?
Brand new Discover Your Bible studies will be released over the next several weeks for use in the 2016/17 ministry year. Get all the details about what's new and when it's available right here!
A team of Coffee Break leaders have been revising the Coffee Break Bible Discovery leadership training and you're invited to check it out! Join us August 16 in Grand Rapids, MI or August 24 in Platte, SD.
Betty Wieland leads a Coffee Break group, writes and edits study materials, and served as the Coffee Break Director for many years. Read what she's learned about Coffee Break.
A Learning Community is a great way for people to share best practices, news ideas and discoveries! Let's take a look at the benefits and the barriers of this type of community.
Leaders have been asking: "Will there be new Discover Your Bible studies ready for next fall?" The answer is: Yes!
Do you have a picture of your small group? If not, it's time to take one! We'd love to share a picture of the smiling faces in YOUR small group on the Coffee Break page.
How do your groups use Discover Your Bible, Infuse or Discover Life Bible study series? That's what we would like to learn more about!
A diverse group of women will gather at the Courtyard Marriott in Brandon, FL (near Tampa) April 1-3 for a time of learning and sharpening skills in order to help others discover the Bible.
The Coffee Break group in Platte, SD has been using the new printable version of Discover Your Bible in creative ways to meet special needs or the preferences of group members.
Silver Spring Coffee Break, in Maryland, recently introduced the Coffee Break Bible discovery method and materials to a Bible study group in a local apartment complex.
We'll be posting a series of blogs on Coffee Break Ministry innovations. These groups have made small changes to the core practices to connect with more people. What are your innovative ideas?