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This Alpha Course Guest Manual comes in a new, contemporary style that will be more appealing and reader-friendly than the previous issues.

By 2001 this had fallen to 7,300. Alpha Film Series. Alpha International is a charity registered in England & Wales (no. 36:26–27; Joel 2:28–29).

It stresses assurance of eternal life on the Word, the Atonement, and the witness of the Spirit. Principle 5: “Evangelism in the power of the Holy Spirit is both dynamic and effective.”9 Yes. Thank you for your help.

It may be an angelic language (1 Cor. Teams of trained evangelists can then go out to universities and elsewhere. SC042906) and a private company limited by guarantee and registered in England & Wales (no. There are also new Weekly Briefing host and helper videos to share with your team before every session, Alpha works best when the whole church are involved. What He did on the cross enables Him to give us eternal life as a gift (John 10:28). It’s great for youth groups, and easy for students to run for their friends. Station, P.O. 32 How to Run the Alpha Course, 34. Nicky Gumbel says (quoting the current Apostolic Preacher Raniero Cantalamessa),[16] "What unites us is infinitely greater than what divides us.". Alpha Film Series.

The Alpha talks generally exemplify well-reasoned content for the mind and illustrations that appeal to the emotions and the will. Our online training videos will …

Jesus reaffirmed the Spirit’s coming (Luke 24:49; Acts 1:8), and the predictions began to be fulfilled at Pentecost for you, your children, and all whom the Lord our God will call (Acts 2:29, 33). The good news is about what Christ did once-for-all. 5:19) and Christlike relationships between husbands and wives, parents and children, employers and employees (5:20—6:20). Reliable guidance comes through verses in their literary context.

We know that most people come to Alpha because of a personal invitation – get your congregation praying for and inviting their friends and family using customisable promotional materials, Take your Alpha to the next level and connect with other churches in your area at one of our Grow Alpha events around the UK, Disclaimer and privacy policy© Alpha International, Get in touch with our teams around the globe. It has a leader’s guide, a student manual (workbook), Gumbel’s talks in Questions of Life (also on audio and video) and How to Run the Alpha Course, and follow-up materials. Register your course online to make your Alpha findable for potential guests and get access to everything you need to run Alpha – from the Alpha Film Series to promotional materials. As I did, I received the gift of tongues also.”40 Scripture gives no hint that any such instructions will help the Spirit give one the gift.

The purpose of the Spirit’s filling and gifts is to renew believers in “knowledge in the image of [our] Creator” (Col. 3:10) and “in true righteousness and holiness” (Eph. A quick survey of Gumbel’s talks does not do them justice, but it may provide enough context to make responsible assessments (space precludes discussion of all 15 talks).17. No pressure. “In this area of guidance,” Gumbel admits, “we all make mistakes.”25, We might make fewer mistakes if we called for the coherence of all these factors with scriptural teaching. Biblical “power evangelism” preaches the classical gospel — the “power” of God unto salvation (Rom. Impersonal illustrations are futile, because the Holy Spirit is a Person. This article first appeared in the Volume 23 / Number 3 issue of the Christian Research Journal. The registered office is at HTB Brompton Road SW7 1JA.