Connect group Resources
Here you can find a range of teaching materials available for you and your Connect Group to use. These series and courses are based on a variety of topics including books and themes in the Bible, Christian literature and many more.
The resources can be used either straight 'off the shelf' or tailored by you so that they're perfect for your group.
The Jesus manifesto
How does Jesus live out the prophecy of Isaiah 61? This eight-week study examines the words of the Old Testament prophet alongside Jesus’ ministry in Mark’s gospel.
the prayer course
Journey through the Lord's Prayer with six short videos and a handy 'cheat sheet' for each session, all designed to fuel discussion and deepen your prayer life and that of your Connect Group and the church.
Living a Wise Life
Through the Old Testament wisdom books of Proverbs, Song of Songs and Ecclesiastes, this six session series focuses on subjects such as friendships, romantic relationships, our words and sexuality.
The Bible says 'If the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed'. But free from what exactly? This six-session study, based on key passages in Exodus, looks into how we find freedom.
Work, rest and play
Three sessions on 'Work', 'Rest' and 'Play', looking at God's vision for the work that we do, the challenges of unrest and stress in fast-paced London life, and the crucial subject of how we conduct our romantic relationships.
Six sessions on the Sermon on the Mount looking at key challenges at work including coping with difficult colleagues, stress, money and our witness in the workplace. The material is also relevant to those in the who may not be in paid employment.
The Jesus Lifestyle
This popular six-week series is based on Nicky Gumbel's book of the same name. Covering current relevant topics including happiness, anger, sex and divorce, this series is ideal for any Connect Group wanting to learn more about the Christian response to the world today.
Seven Deadly Sins
Based on Graham Tomlin's book Seven Deadly Sins, this seven-week series provides a fascinating platform for discussion. What are the qualities that society would not consider problematic but we as Christians would consider to be sinful?
A Life Worth Living
Based on the book of Philippians, this series is particularly good for newer Christians. Structured using Nicky Gumbel's book, A Life Worth Living, this course looks at six topics over the course including 'new heart', 'new attitude' and 'new ambition'.
God at Work
This course is based on Ken Costa’s book God At Work, and aims to equip Christians to find purpose in their day-to-day work, and to live it out effectively. The course is comprised of six sessions, each designed to last an hour.
'THIS IS HOW WE KNOW'
This five-part series will introduce people to some basic and essential truths of the Christian faith by exploring the five ‘we know’ statements in 1 John, emphasising what God has done for us.