The Next Christians Pack: Following Jesus in a Post-Christian Culture

Overview

In his six-session video-based small group bible study pack, The Next Christians, Gabe Lyons cites modern day examples and looks ahead over the next century to how Christians can adapt to a new way of living their faith.

In the wake of the stunning findings that Unchristian, Gabe Lyon’s and David Kinneman’s book, shared with the world about younger generations’ disenchantment with Christianity, Gabe Lyons became an active participant in many ...

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Overview

In his six-session video-based small group bible study pack, The Next Christians, Gabe Lyons cites modern day examples and looks ahead over the next century to how Christians can adapt to a new way of living their faith.

In the wake of the stunning findings that Unchristian, Gabe Lyon’s and David Kinneman’s book, shared with the world about younger generations’ disenchantment with Christianity, Gabe Lyons became an active participant in many key discussions about the future of Christianity in the U.S. and the world.

The Next Christians small group bible study takes into account recent efforts at Christian renewal, addressing the significant challenges that could undermine the viability of Christianity if the faithful do not employ a completely new outlook. In it, your small group will discuss the ideas presented in the book, The Next Christians.

Lyons looks ahead at how Christianity can and must adapt over the next 100 years, as he optimistically paints a picture of how it’s best days might lay ahead as a new generation rediscovers their faith in this unprecedented new era in the West.

This Participant Guide features discussion questions, background information on each character, space to write down thoughts, a helpful Leader’s Guide, and much more (95 pages). It is designed for use with The Next Christians DVD (included in this pack), features interviews with notable thinkers and leader such as Tim Keller, Andy Crouch, Scot Mc Knight, Phyllis Tickle and Jon Tyson.

Sessions include:
1. The End of Christian America
2. Restoration Thinking
3. Provoked to Engage
4. Creators Who Are Called
5. Grounded and In Community
6. Counterculture for the Common Good

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780310889434
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication date: 1/7/2011
  • Sales rank: 831,729
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Gabe Lyons is the author of The Next Christians: The Good News About the End of Christian America and the founder of Q—a learning community that mobilizes Christians to advance the common good in society. Additionally, he is the coauthor of Un Christian: What a New Generation Really Thinks About Christianity and Why It Matters, a bestselling book based on original research that revealed the pervasiveness of pop culture’s negative perceptions of Christians. Prior to launching Q (www.Qideas.org), Gabe co-founded Catalyst, a national gathering of young leaders. His work represents the perspectives of a new generation of Christians and has been featured by CNN, The New York Times, and USA Today. Gabe, his wife, Rebekah, and their three children reside in Manhattan, New York

Norton Herbst is a pastor at New Denver Church and also serves as Q’s senior editor. Prior to this, Norton worked at North Point Community Church in Atlanta, Georgia, and helped write the Starting Point curriculum and study notes for the Starting Point Bible. Norton, Janis, and their three children reside in Denver, Colorado.

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