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The sheep and the goats with Klyne Snodgrass

This year’s National Training Event had me mulling over ‘the sheep and the goats’, especially after hearing it performed — thanks Simon Camilleri! To think more about it, I’ve turned to the compendium on Jesus’ parables by Klyne Snodgrass, Stories with Intent. I always appreciate his careful and apt scholarly judgements, and the […]

How to lead a strand group (NTE 2010)

Strand groups are a key part of the AFES annual conference, National Training Event. Spending 12 hours looking at a few Bible verses probably sounds boring, right? But strand groups should be engaging, encouraging, and inspiring. After we ran a strand group in 2010, here are some reflections followed by four tips.