That the whole church become more fluent in the first language of faith, the language of Scripture, in order that we might live into our calling as a people renewed,enlivened, empowered and sent by the Word.
The result has been a wealth of excellent resources for bible studies on all levels.
However many are not aware of these resources and they have not been as used as they could be. Part of the problem is that, from the
beginning, there has been some confusion and uncertainty as to what exactly *is* Book of Faith?
Book of Faith is something different.
The days of One Size Fits All Bible studies (or any kind of programs) are over. Everything is contextual. Not only will different congregations
approach Scripture differently, but there is probably need for several
different kinds of bible studies in the same congregations.
“What we do together is open the book and join the conversation.”
But all congregation renewal and individual spiritual growth begins and is rooted in an ongoing conversation with Scripture.