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Community Bible Experience
Upon returning from a long hike, a couple of friends and I were sitting around the living room talking about our adventure when one of them asked me, “Do you really believe what’s written in the Bible. Not showing my surprise I simply responded, “Yes I do”. I was anticipating some follow-up conversation and was a bit disappointed when he didn’t pursue the issue any further. This experience made we wonder, what do people think about the Bible and how many have actually read it? At Milwaukie Covenant Church we study a section of scripture each Sunday, but how many have read it in its’ entirety?
This fall we will enter into the Community Bible Experience (CBE), which presents the New Testament in a new and fresh way. The words and language remain unchanged, but the format eliminates both chapter and verse. Each day of the week a section of scripture is assigned. Following this schedule, CBE will take one through the whole New Testament in eight weeks.
The key word behind this experience is “Community”, meaning that we are doing it together as a church. Another important component to CBE are its’ small groups.
These will provide a platform for discussion into what has been read and to incorporate five key questions that will be carried through the entire experience. Also, each Sunday I will be speaking from one of the previous weeks passages, (beginning Oct. 1st).
I have heard many positive stories from those who have already gone through this program. I really don’t know what to expect since this will be a new experience for me, but I will say this; I believe that the Word of God is living and active, able to bring light and life to a world that greatly needs it. I invite you to join in this Community Bible Experience. Come experience what we will discover together. Join in the reading program and gather in a small group. Allow this to mold, shape and maybe even change your life.