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Introducing the Big Church Read

posted 29 Aug 2020, 03:48 by CHS Info   [ updated 30 Aug 2020, 08:17 ]
The Big Church Read is a new national online Christian book club running a number of times a year, with the aim of encouraging Christians across the country to read and recommend good Christian books to one another.
 
And the first Big Church Read begins this September for six weeks
 
The book we will be reading is called: 
 
The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry 
by 
John Mark Comer
 
 
It’s the perfect book for our time. 
Based on Dallas Willard’s philosophy that the hurried pace of 
our modern world inhibits a healthy spiritual and emotional life for us all, 
it sets out a plan for us to ruthlessly eliminate hurry from our lives.
 
You can find out more about the book, the author, and The Big Church Read itself by watching this short introductory video from the author:


 
John Mark Comer introduces The Big Church Read – 1 minute watch
 
 
How to take part
 
It is very simple. 
And completely free, once you have a copy of the book. 
 
This is all you need to do:
 
1. Sign up on the website, here: www.thebigchurchread.co.uk

2. Make sure everybody taking part has a copy of the book: 
(buy here for £9.99 and save £5, or buy direct from Andy for £9 - email below)

3. Decide when your group is going to meet.
 

You’ll be sent 
a free reading plan and discussion questions 
to aid your conversation. 
 
And every Monday night for six weeks, 
beginning on Monday 21 September, 7.00p.m., 
John Mark Comer will release a short exclusive teaching video on the themes of that week’s portion of the book to aid you in your reading. 
 
We really encourage you to join in.
 
You can do so either formally as a whole church or more informally as a group of friends. There is a flyer and social media assets available so you can spread the word online and join in with others taking part around the country.
 
Further questions?
 
Email andy.lyon@thebigchurchread.co.uk or 
steve.barnett@thebigchurchread.co.uk.
 
 
The Big Church Read is a partnership between 
St Andrew’s Bookshop and Hodder Faith.