Biblical Narrative Series

The Biblical Narrative Series takes participants on a journey through the Bible alongside our biblical studies students.  This monthly series tells the story of the Bible through ten evening lectures which provide an overview for understanding the Bible as a whole.  These lectures will also explore the themes & setting of the books which make up each part of the story.  The Biblical Narrative Series is designed to be open to the public and accessible to all types of learners.  
No experience or outside assignments required

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Ten Lectures

Each lecture we will break down the books of a section of the Bible into easy to understand language. There will also be a time to ask questions and discuss with classmates.

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Ten Months

Each class takes place about a month apart so you have time to digest the content. It also makes it easier to fit into you schedule then a weekly course.

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Ten Dollars

Each Lecture is only $10 at the door. Pay in advance and get all ten lectures for only $82! If you are a church or group interested in attending we also have the option to buy a table of 8 seats for $500 (That's over 37% savings)

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The Lectures

  1. From Creation to Covenant | Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy
    The story of creation through the founding of the covenant community

  2. From Conquest to Crown | Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Samuels, Kings
    The story of God’s people as they move into the promised land and establish their kingdom

  3. Toward Captivity | Hosea, Amos, Jonah, Nahum, Obadiah, Joel, Isaiah, Micah
    The story of the kingdom as its compromises God’s commission and heads towards exile

  4. In Captivity | Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel
    The story of the exile from its first generation to the lives of those living in captivity

  5. Beyond Captivity | Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Zechariah, Haggai, Malachi
    The story of the covenant community as it contends with life beyond exile

  6. How to be Wise | Job, Ecclesiastes, Psalms, Proverbs, Song of Songs
    A exploration of the wisdom literature of the Old Testament

  7. From Christ to the Church | Matthew, Mark, Luke, Acts
    The story of Jesus and the Church which he founded through the synoptic gospels & Acts

  8. The Life & Ministry of Paul | Galatians, 1-2 Thessalonians, 1-2 Corinthians, Romans, Colossians, Philemon, Titus, 1-2 Timothy, Philippians, Ephesians
    The expansion of Christ’s church through the life and ministry of Paul

  9. The Life & Ministry of the New Testament Church | Hebrews, James, 1-2 Peter, Jude
    The expansion of Christ’s church through the life and ministry of God’s servants

  10. The Life & Ministry of John | John, 1-3 John, Revelation
    The expansion of Christ’s church through the life and ministry of John

Upcoming Lectures

All Lectures are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - $10 at door
Canterbury Retreat Center | Main Building

10. Life and Ministry of John
April 22, 2019 @ 6:30pm