The Bible Course

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An eight-session course helping you explore the world's bestseller.

The Bible is a big and complicated book to read and for many it can be difficult to know where to start. Maybe you’ve been part of a Bible study group and want to build your confidence so you can study the Bible on your own, or maybe you need help connecting together the bits you’ve been reading. The Bible Course is a great resource, whether you are familiar with the Bible or just starting out.

  • The Bible Course helps you see how the books of the Bible are part of one big story.
  • Using a unique storyline, The Bible Course will show you how key events, books and characters fit together.
  • The video teaching, course guide and daily readings will help you grow in confidence as you read the Bible for yourself.
  • Acts as a great follow-on resource for those who have done introductory courses like Alpha and Christianity Explored.

What do the sessions consist of ?

A typical session includes:

  • Welcome from the Course host
  • 15 minute teaching video
  • 25 minute discussion time
  • 15 minute teaching video
  • 10 minute personal reflection to finish

Who produced the bible course

Dr Andrew Ollerton (author, lecturer and pastor) originally developed The Bible Course to help people in Cornwall who were new to the Christian faith and the Bible. Since then thousands of people have attended and enjoyed The Bible Course from across the UK and abroad. It’s also been used by a wide variety of denominations and networks.


Starting: Mon 3rd August 7.15pm

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Beth Dent – The Stowe Church, Swindon 

Beth is very comfortable reading some books of the Bible but wanted the confidence to challenge herself a bit more. The course has helped her to understand the bigger picture and the relevance of the Bible.

Simon Ronald – Romford Baptist Church

Before the course, Simon struggled to read the Bible – from finding the time to understanding the ‘black holes’ of the Old Testament. After just eight weeks he found a new ‘respect’ for the Bible.

Graham Slight – Hull community Church

At the age of 22, Graham learnt to read using the Bible and was keen to learn more. The course has given him an overview of the Bible in a way that made sense as well as the confidence to share his learning with others.

Esther Brown – The Stowe Church Swindon

Esther was brought up as a Christian and had a Bible from a young age but she didn’t really know where to start with it. By the end of the course, the Bible had ‘come to life’ and gave her a desire to read it more and talk to others about it.