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Bible Study Facilitator Training

Learn how to best facilitate your small group and Bible study

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This course provides a plan for:

1. Welcoming your group well
2. Dealing with difficult, disruptive, and despondent group members
3. Getting through the lesson every week
4. Sharing prayer requests
5. Praying for your group members
6. Communicating regularly with your group
7. Cultivating community among your group members

8. How to select a Bible study



This course is a must-have for anyone preparing to facilitate a bible study, no matter your level of experience. Cyndee gives clear and concise instructions, examples, and her own experiences to make you a better facilitator. - Sherry Rich

Your Instructor


Cyndee Ownbey
Cyndee Ownbey

Sharing event planning tips from almost 20 years of leading and attending women's ministry events, Cyndee provides clear, detailed training every event planner needs.

Founder of Women's Ministry Toolbox, Cyndee is an expert at gathering and gleaning great information and tips to share with others serving in ministry.


This course is for you if:

  • Attendance in your group is steadily declining and you're at a loss of how to stop the exodus.
  • You're in a panic because you've been asked to lead a small group or Bible study at church.
  • God's been dropping hints that you can no longer ignore and you're ready to step forward in obedience to start a Bible study in your home.
  • Leading your Bible study group has become a struggle. Somewhere along the way you've lost control and want to get it back.
  • No one's ever offered you any kind of small group leader training and you want to learn what you can do to be the best group leader possible.
  • You're ready and willing to lead a Bible study group, but you've got no idea how to get started.
I found the whole course very beneficial. Lots of great suggestions, helpful points, PDFs, and examples which will benefit you in pulling off a successful, enriching Bible study experience for you and your participants. - Debbie Walker

What can I expect?

Inside each module you'll find bite-sized videos addressing specific tips and topics that will help you improve your Bible study facilitator skills. (Check out the course curriculum below.)

Downloadable PDF files assist in note-taking and provide detailed information that supplement the video teachings. (Class members love the included email scripts!)

Additional resources are referenced, when applicable, for those desiring more information.

Class Curriculum


  Welcome Video
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  Facilitating Communication
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  Facilitating Hospitality
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  Facilitating the First Day of Bible Study
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  Facilitating the End of Bible Study
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  A Prayer for You
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
How long will it take me to work through the course?
If you were to complete the course in one sitting, expect to spend 2-3 hours working through all of the information. Most participants have worked through the content in 2-3 days.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
While I would never want you to be unhappy with the course, I do require that students complete the entire course within 30 days of purchase before requesting a refund. Requests must be submitted in writing (within 30 days of purchase) and must include a detailed explanation so I am able to make improvements to the course going forward.

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