WORKSHOPS


A selection of workshops, as described below, are conducted to help you understand better the methods and skills involved in inductive Bible study.  These workshops are conducted a few times every year. 

* To sign up for a workshop:
(1) See the list of Upcoming Workshops below.
(2) See the Synopses of the workshops in section 2.

* Workshop venue: Precept Ministries (Singapore).
* Cost of workshops includes materials and two light tea-breaks (around 10:30 am and 3:15 pm).
* Enquire or register at training@precept.org.sg.


(1) Upcoming workshops


* See the synopses of the workshops in Section 2 ...

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how to study NEW testament letters (1 day)

Date: 18 October 2019, Friday
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Cost: $60

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how to study old testament history & Prophecy (1 day)

Date: 25 October 2019, Friday
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Cost: $60

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WORD STUDY USING BIBLE STUDY WEBSITES (1 DAY)

Date: 15 November 2019, Friday
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Cost: $60
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planning & leading pup lessons (2 days)

Date: 5 and 6 December 2019, Thursday and Friday
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Cost: $60 for 2 days (@$30 per day for “how to lead”workshops)
* Register by Wed 20 Nov - We will mail the homework on 2 PUP lessons for you to complete before coming for the workshop.
* If you have attended this workshop before and are leading classes, you are encouraged to attend it again, free of charge, for a refresher as many times as you wish.

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(2) Synopsis of workshops

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how to lead Precept’s 40-minute bible studies (1 day, 9am-5pm)

Use Precept’s revolutionary 40-Minute Bible Study series to study the Bible with your family at home, with colleagues at the office or with friends at the park or just about any place! With 30 different topics and more to choose from!

This study series is also being used by churches for cell groups, Sunday classes and various Bible study programmes.

In this workshop, learn how to use the study material to lead the Bible study in an effective manner including the following:

  • Identify each lesson’s focus and goal

  • Plan your lesson’s flow and allocation of time

  • Disciple others to discover truths from God’s Word using Inductive Bible study skills

Fee: $30 for 1 day (for “how to lead”workshops) .
Includes materials and light tea-breaks.


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how to study old testament history & prophecy (1 day, 9am-5pm)

Learn how to use Precept's Inductive Bible Study method to study the Old Testament.  Understand the importance of the OT and see how much we can learn about God from it. 

Acquire practical methods and skills to observe OT history and prophecy books.  Learn how to put the OT into historical perspective.  Identify the main message or theme of OT books.  Note key topics to be learnt from the OT passages. 

Note the importance of proper interpretation for OT passages and ways to do it.  Draw practical lessons and application from all the above.

Fee: $60.  Includes materials and light tea-breaks.


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how to study new testament letters (1 day, 9am-5pm)

Learn how to use Precept's Inductive Bible Study method to study the New Testament.  Acquire practical methods and skills to observe the scripture text and identify:

  • Historical setting of the letter

  • Author's purpose of writing

  • Main message or theme of the letter

  • Key topics to be learnt from the letter

Note the importance of proper interpretation and ways to do it.  Draw practical lessons and applications from all the above.

Fee: $60.  Includes materials and light tea-breaks.


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Structuring (1 day, 9am-5pm)

  • Learn how to observe the logical flow of thought in a passage, chapter, or book of the Bible.

  • Practice structuring skills using the book of 2 Thessalonians.

  • Use this skill to more easily identify the context, theme and purpose of a book.

This skill is especially helpful when studying prophetic passages or New Testament letters.  Please bring your laptop or tablet to easily structure (word processing) the scripture text.  

Fee: $60.  Includes materials and light tea-breaks.


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word study using bible study websites (1 day, 9am-5pm)

(Note: This is not a course on Greek or Hebrew)
Learn to utilise the great potential and resources of Bible study websites, which are free, to do word study and much more in terms of Bible study.

  • Learn how to use Bible study websites (for example, Blueletterbible.org) and study tools to check the meaning of Greek or Hebrew words.

  • Learn the basics of mood, tense and voice of Greek verbs.

  • Learn how these tools and skills can be helpful for accurate interpretation.

Wi-Fi or data enabled laptops or tablets with at least 7" display screen for easy browsing are required to access the Bible study websites on the internet.

Fee: $60.  Includes materials and light tea-breaks.


 
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Planning and Leading PUP Lessons (2 Days, 9am-5pm)

* If you have attended this workshop before and are leading classes, you are encouraged to attend it again, free of charge, for a refresher as many times as you wish.

This workshop is required - if you wish to lead PRECEPT UPON PRECEPT courses.

PRE-REQUISITE:
* PUP students - 
Should have attended 1 to 2 PUP courses or a total of about 10 lessons.
* In & Out students - Also encouraged to attend this workshop; the skills that you learn from this workshop will be helpful when you plan and lead your In & Out lessons.   Should have attended 1 to 2 In & Out courses or a total of about 10 lessons.

SYNOPSIS:
Learn how to plan PUP lessons and lead effective discussions in class.  Identify the lesson's focus and goal.  Develop the flow of discussion and the use of visual aids.  Learn how to ask questions, anticipate difficulties, draw applications, and more.

Fee: $60 for 2 days (@$30 per day for “how to lead”workshops).
Includes materials and light tea-breaks.