Blowing your cover: Christianity … living it, sharing it
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Blowing Your Cover is more than just a 6 session evangelism training tool; it is a course that helps to shape people’s thinking about who they are in Christ and how they share their faith. The course focuses on the uniqueness of each individual and how their story can transform the culture around them. It explores the Father heart of God through the Gospel and equips Christians to share this life changing messgage with their family and friends; whilst releasing them to be all God meant them to be.
The course has run in the UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and South America.
Current self-published version from website www.blowingyourcover.com.
A4 Leader’s Guide and training videos, large A5 member’s Workbook. From www.blowingyourcover.com. More details there too. Worldwide availability subject to Amazon delivery. Local training for potential leaders also available. Leader’s Guide and workbooks are available next day via Amazon Prime. 14 videos available via QR codes.
Whole church programme for adults.
£20.00 for Leader’s Guide, £7 per Workbook, videos free for individual use or £24.99 for a church broadcast licence.
Attractively produced books and videos, exceptionally clearly laid out.
Super clear, both for leaders and participants.
Extremely clear and easy to use, while leaving room for putting in one's own ‘flavour'. Icons plus highlighted teaching material. Instructions also carefully crafted. Further reading suggestions included.
‘A small team of gifted trainers' is recommended. Thorough training DVD provided, and training events are available.
Clear, attractive, thorough, with space for responses.
Engaging, varied and imaginative videos, which are essential parts of the sessions. Encouraging testimonials on the website, and easy access to ordering materials. Instructions for use spelled out.
As this is a whole church course, leadership, team and church preparation is essential. Full guidance and inspiration given about how to do this. Additional training available through blowingyourcover.com.
Encouraging testimonials on the website, and easy access to ordering materials.
Shouldn't date quickly – and would be easy to adapt, adding in contemporary examples. Principles will last.
Extremely well, as recommended setup is for small groups, frequently involved together in response to material.
Good mix of watching, discussing, listening, applying and personalising. No activities as such.
If your church wants its members to learn how to tell others about Jesus from a realistic basis of love and compassion, this course should suit a wide range of situations. Being used around the globe.
Learning is group-based, and application between sessions is encouraged.
Around a third, depending on session.
Clear, logical progressions, aimed at provoking responses in participants, both in terms of their own spiritual lives, and their engagement with evangelism.
Realistic about the blocks to and misconceptions about relating evangelism to everyday life. Suggests practical ways forward.
Course is based on the implications of an evangelical approach to the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Compassion and love are the motivators for a new way of seeing ‘evangelism'.
Clear presentations of the Gospel and reliance on the Holy Spirit are given as essential for personal growth, both in confidence and outreach.
Helpful emphasis on ‘watch what God will do', and a glass half-full approach to evangelism in the UK.
Centred on learning how to make all of life an expression of Christian identity.
It is all about this, of course. Very practical, affirming, and encouraging of people to find their own styles. Thorough and creative ‘thinking through' of all the issues involved.
Emphasis on local church ‘going' to where people are, in appropriate and sensitive ways.
Not a focus
Course is being used in other countries.
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