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At the Table

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? 

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New Discover Your Bible Materials for Fall 2016

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! 

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Conference or Event
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Coffee Break and Bible Discovery Leadership Training 2016

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. 

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Learning from Experience!

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.

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Benefits and Barriers of an Online Learning Community

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. 

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New Discover Your Bible Materials for Fall 2016

Leaders have been asking: "Will there be new Discover Your Bible studies ready for next fall?" The answer is: Yes! 

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Small Group Snapshots

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.

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Bible Discovery Research: Your Feedback Needed!

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!

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Book or eBook
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Inspired Innovation: Large and Small Discover Your Bible Materials

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.  

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Inspired Innovation: Introducing Bible Discovery

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.

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Inspired Innovation: Coffee Break for Men

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?

 

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Local and Global Impact Events

Coffee Break Bible discovery groups have impact reaching from Grand Rapids to Nepal. Learn about the leadership events taking place to develop local and global leaders. 

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Profile of a Coffee Break in Elmhurst, Illinois

God’s love is rippling into and out of the Coffee Break ministry. Look no further than the story of young mom who came to Elmhurst, IL, from Poland and found a relationship with God. 

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Q&A
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Do You Do A "Warm Up" for Your Coffee Break Bible Studies?

Does your Coffee Break group do a warm up before going into the study? If so, would you be willing to share ideas of video clips, songs, or speakers that you use?

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Resource
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Publicize Your Coffee Break

The new Coffee Break website has a "Find a Coffee Break" search tool. Check to see if YOUR Coffee Break is on the list. If you can't find it, add it today!

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Discover Isaiah - A New Study in the Discover Your Bible Series

 A brand new study in the Discover Your Bible series will be released mid-August, 2015! Based on Isaiah, the authors' hope is that this study "will provide comfort and hope to all who use it.”

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Beyond the Welcome Mat (Part 3)

The all-ages Coffee Break at First CRC in DeMotte, Indiana has a wonderful problem — their groups are too big! Group Leader, Jayne Bowers, shares some unique ideas that are part of their all-ages program. 

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Beyond the Welcome Mat (Part 2)

We wanted to provide leaders with great ideas for inviting people to Coffee Break and for creating a Coffee Break culture that was inviting. So, once again, we went to the experts...

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Beyond the Welcome Mat (Part 1)

We wanted to provide leaders with great ideas for inviting people to Coffee Break and for creating a Coffee Break culture that was inviting. So we went to the experts...

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Guide or Toolkit
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Coffee Break: Leading Bible Discovery

Are you involved in small group ministry? If so, The Leading Bible Discovery manual can help you facilitate better discussion by asking questions that help others apply God's Word to their lives!

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Profile of an East Coast Leaders’ Cluster

One member of a cluster expressed her experience this way; “Since we are a small church, and I am the only leader of Coffee Break at the moment, the cluster is like having a leader’s meeting..."

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Profile of a Coffee Break in Fremont, Michigan

To help attendees and leaders walk in the sandals of the people in the Bible stories, Director and Small Group Leader Julie Baker uses maps, photographs, and her experiences...

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