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Prayer is at the heart of what we do in CBS, talking to God about our lives, the lives of those we know and those we don’t know, prayer for our household and for our world. Prayer, talking to Father, is what makes us and keeps us a community and a family.  We pray in class as we meet together, group leaders pray for the participants and we pray for one another.

Prayer for the UK

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Prayer for Europe

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Could you take a Memo please?

Talbot Davis makes a helpful point about the process of divine inspiration with respect to the letters of Paul: Muslims contend that the Koran is straight dictation — all Allah, with no Mohammed filter at all. The Christian conception of the Bible is quite different.  We believe the God-breathed message of the Word gets delivered most compellingly

Michelle’s story

Reading the Bible with Community Bible Study (CBS) has led me to believe that the Bible is truly God’s Word.  I was raised in an observant Jewish home. My faith has grown year after year as I study the Bible. There is no question in my mind that the Bible, Old Testament and New Testament, is


I am so thankful to God! I met CBS in Athens, Georgia USA where I love serving the class for a few years as a children’s teacher for the 3-year-olds.  My son began CBS since he was 2 years old and enjoyed a few years in the children’s program and now, at age 11, enjoys

3 Rules for Using Commentaries

The Logos Talk blog has a great, brief article with “3 Rules for Using Commentaries.” These rules are similar to the “4 Mistakes When Using Commentaries,” which I posted in 2012. But the Logos post goes into more helpful detail. The 3 rules are: Bring opinions to the commentary. Bring questions to the commentary. Bring

CBS UK at 40+!

Community Bible Study U.K. had its 40th Anniversary Celebrations during their annual conference on March 8-10. Dr. Bill Campbell,  son of the founder of CBS, Lee  Campbell, was the main speaker. National Director Simon Baker together with the conference team did a fabulous job. We celebrated God’s faithfulness during the past, took a look at

Gillian’s story

A mission at our new church bowled us over. We experienced the explosive dynamic of the Holy Spirit!  We recommitted our lives to Jesus Christ!  David and I had just relocated, with our teenage family, to be nearer his new job in Hinckley in Leicestershire. I had left my teaching job and was at a

Joyce’s story

God broke into my life in 1981, when a sermon spoke directly into my heart – “declutter your commitments and make way for God to do something new in your life”. I started to declutter and a couple of months later a friend gave me a Campus Crusade magazine saying, “Here, I think you need