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Late Night Online Bible Study

Pants Optional

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topic: paul’s letteRS to the thessalonians

Join Stephan, Duke Divinity Intern/Planter-In-Training, on Monday nights for six weeks beginning February 4 for a Bible study from the comfort of your own home. It's late enough that you'll (hopefully) have the kids to bed, but not too late that you can't keep your eyes open.

You don't have to travel anywhere. You don't even have to wear pants. (Just don't stand up.)

We'll study Paul’s letters to the church in Thessalonica/Thessaloniki. Whether you are a seasoned bible scholar or just dipping your toes into the waters of faith, your voice is important to the conversation!

From Stephan:

Of Paul’s many letters in what many know as the New Testament, the earliest are the letters to the Thessalonian church. These letters are infrequently referenced — an unfortunate happening — because these letters can be so redemptive. They’re redemptive to the many churches that are simply doing good in small, yet profound ways, and long to be encouraged to keep going. Here in these short pages, Paul examples one of his best characteristics of any church leader. Where many leaders practice encouragement by saying, “Yes! Good work!” Paul goes a step further. He says “Yes, and…”

Joining is super simple. At the appropriate time on the appropriate dates, just click the link above and you'll be all set.

One quick note: We're using the Zoom video conferencing platform for the Bible study. If you've never used Zoom before and want to participate on your desktop or laptop, you will be prompted to download and install a quick software package. It is safe and helps ensure that your connection is as stable and reliable as possible. You can download and install Zoom at any time before we gather. You should not need to create an account to do so. If you are on the go, you can also participate through the Zoom mobile apps (iOS, Google Play).

If you miss a session and would like to request the recording or if you have questions, email Brent (brent@thelocalchurchpbo.org).



Schedule + Structure

Week 1: Intro to Thessalonians
Week 2: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-3:10
Week 3: 1 Thessalonians 3:11-5:28
Week 4: 2 Thessalonians 1:1-2:16
Week 5: 2 Thessalonians 3:1-18
Week 6: The Whole Thing!

Resources

Week 1 (February 4, 2019)
Week 2 (February 11, 2019)