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?
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.
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.
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?
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!
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.”
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.
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...
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...
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!
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..."
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...