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Study Resources

We have produced a number of study resources for small group discussion on various topics. 

Click on the links below to access these resources.
ArtofPossiblepdf The Art of the Possible
Six sessions from the Joint Public Issues Team aim to help people to explore the importance of Christian engagement with public issues
BuildingBlockspdf Building Blocks
A training resource for those in church-based toddler groups
CreatedGodsImageStudiespdf Created in God's Image
To help groups and individuals engage with the issues raised by the ‘Created in God’s image’ report relating to early human life
DarkestHour Darkest Hour
Companion booklet from Damaris for the film Darkest Hour - looking at the story of Winston Churchill's first weeks in office during the Second World War
R_EmbracingWorldpdf Embracing the World
Eight studies and sermons to help churches build culturally inclusive communities
FIFAComplete Faith in Foodbanks
Six studies from the Joint Public Issues Team connect the ministry of foodbanks and the underlying issues of food justice
GoodNeighbourspdf Good Neighbours    
A study guide for small groups on living in a multi faith society, written in partnership with Joppa.  It gives biblical examples and practical suggestions on how we can build relationships with people from other faiths, and be able to discuss what we both believe in a non-threatening way.
R_LestWeForget Lest we Forget
Studies to equip Baptists to reflect on the 2007 Baptist Union Apology and explore ways to address the legacy of the transatlantic slave trade
G_LydiaQuestionpdf The Lydia Question
A collection of Bible studies and personal stories explore women in leadership, and have been produced to be used alongside The Story of Women in Ministry in the Baptist Union of Great Britain, available from our online shop.
R_MovingStories Moving Stories
Nine studies bring a blend of biblical, historical and contemporary material from people whose own stories have been shaped or impacted by a significant people movement.  They aim to enable individuals and groups of people to think about migration in the light of the word of God in the Bible.
R_MultiEthnicChurchpdf Multiethnic Church
A six week course for small groups, written by Baptist minister Malcolm Patten, to help develop healthy, integrated churches which reflect the richness and diversity of the Kingdom of God.
R_PentecostPeople Pentecost People
A study resource for small groups to help churches to embrace the different cultures within them, to learn hospitality in a new way and to experience multicultural worship and prayer.  It includes four video-based study sessions filmed in British Baptist churches
PushingUnitypdf Pushing at the Boundaries of Unity
Six sessions to encourage small groups of Anglicans and Baptists to wrestle with some of the questions raised by the Pushing at the Boundaries of Unity report.
Questionpdf Question
A six-part introduction to the Christian faith for those willing to question.   This resource contains information for group leaders who are following the study group series and should be used alongside the Question DVD.
StF Study Guide Sharing the Faith
Three study sessions for small groups of Anglicans and Baptists using the Sharing the Faith at the Boundaries of Unity report.
I12Myths 12 Myths of Inter Faith Engagement
This resource is designed to be used in a small group setting to allow for discussion and conversation by people of all faiths or none.
Wellsprings Wellsprings
An eight-week course for women, using the friendly setting of thinking about self-care and then introducing the important truths of how each person present is valued and loved by God.  Wellsprings can be a bridge to further ways of continuing the journey of faith.
R_WonderfulYouth Wonderful Youth 2018
Five biblical sessions for young people aged 13-16 to explore Ephesians 1: 1-14 and celebrate some of the historical and current unique contributions from people of colour.  Launched for use during Black History Month (October 2018) it can be used at any time.
R_WonderfulYouth2019 Wonderful Youth 2019
Last year's resource is on the theme 'No Outsiders' using  examples from Luke's gospel which show us a Jesus who welcomes, walks with and heals individuals.
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Companion booklet from Damaris and Baptists Together to accompany the film