This short assessment will help you find your best fit.
Intentional, biblical discipleship rooted in everyday life.
An expository, book-by-book study of Scripture.
A Christ-centered, chronological study of Scripture.
Your people are your specialty. Making Bible studies is ours.
LET'S MAKE DISCIPLES TOGETHER.
Making disciples is the most important job for any church.
Lifeway has a team of over 50 seminary-trained discipleship experts who work full-time to ensure every adult, student, and kid in your church has the best Bible study experience possible.
Whichever Lifeway Bible study you choose, you can have the confidence that every participant will:
- Know Jesus Christ better
- Connect to a biblical community
- Be equipped to apply God’s Word in their daily life
The only question, then, is:
WHICH STUDY SERVES YOU BEST?
We let the Bible speak for itself. Explore the Bible helps adults, students, and kids put all 66 books of the bible in its proper context at a pace that is practical and appropriate for each group. When you let the Scriptures speak in the lives of your people, they will be powerfully transformed by the Word, day after day.
EXPLORE THE BIBLE WILL HELP YOU:
Study all 66 books at a steady, practical pace
Understand and apply the text in context
Develop personal Bible study skills among participants
HOW IT DOES IT:
Doesn’t avoid the difficult passages
Let the Bible speak: topics come naturally and tough subjects are never avoided
Rewarding for experienced and new Bible readers and leaders alike
Churches that want to teach personal Bible skills
Pastors who want to align preaching with their Bible studies
Groups wanting to study the Bible on a long term, book-by-book basis
Students who seek objective truth in a culture hungry for truth
Kids ministries that want to focus on valuable truths and teach key Bible skills
WANT TO KNOW IF EXPLORE THE BIBLE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
"Explore the Bible allows us to go through books of the Bible in a comprehensive, creative, and systematic format for all age groups. This empowers our members to increase their biblical literacy, which provides opportunities to apply the Bible to their lives daily."
Travis S., Lead Pastor, Lakota Hills Baptist Church, West Chester, OH
The Bible isn’t a collection of stories and writings, it is one story—God’s plan to redeem His people through Jesus Christ. The Gospel Project helps adults, students, and kids develop a fuller picture of God’s Word while helping to fill in the gaps of prior study experiences. Participants are then compelled by the gospel to mission at home, in their communities, and around the world.
THE GOSPEL PROJECT WILL HELP YOU:
Understand the unifying story of Scripture
Promote gospel transformation, not behavior modification
Elevate mission as the natural response to gospel transformation
HOW IT DOES IT:
“Story” language makes biblical theology relatable
Reframes familiar Bible passages in the context of
Introduces and applies key theological concepts from
a young age
Groups that want an introduction to theology
Churches that want to deconstruct moralistic thinking
Churches that want a contrast to expository preaching
Kids ministries that want to balance depth with fun
Student ministries that want to prioritize gospel transformation over behavior modification
WANT TO KNOW IF THE GOSPEL PROJECT IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
"It has made a profound difference in the way we worship and the way we live the mission."
Clint P. Senior Pastor, Hickory Grove Baptist Church, Charlotte, NC
Discipleship begins in your Bible study group, but the most challenging work happens every day: at work, at school, and in the community. Bible Studies for Life helps you intentionally disciple adults, students, and kids around a tested, research-backed discipleship plan and equip them to apply God’s Word in their everyday life—because that’s where they need it most!
BIBLE STUDIES FOR LIFE WILL HELP YOU:
Intentionally disciple babies through senior adults
Provide a research-backed discipleship plan for every person in your church
Build deeper community around God’s Word
HOW IT DOES IT:
Truly age-appropriate Bible study over 10 age level options from babies to senior adults, plus Special Needs and Spanish language studies
Goes deep without the big words; clear session plans set leaders up for success
Relatable, conversational studies encourage engagement at every level
Churches that take seasonal breaks from groups and classes
Churches that want to complement expository preaching
Groups with multiple leaders
Groups with new leaders
Groups where community-building is a priority
Large kids ministries with distinct classes by age level
Small kids ministries with multiple age groups per class
Kids ministries that need an extra hour of worship material
Student ministries that want to emphasize application of God’s Word
WANT TO KNOW IF BIBLE STUDIES FOR LIFE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
"I love Bible Studies for Life because everyone in our church understands it in a way that’s applicable to their lives. We have new believers, lifelong believers, and people who have never read the Bible in their lives—from our kids all the way up to our senior adults—and these studies are helping all of them grow in God’s Word alongside our church family."
Tyler S., Pastor of Family Ministries, Church of the Harbor, Baltimore, MD