What people say
I am excited about the way the courses are appropriate to people of many backgrounds. They are of huge value in building up our church by helping members of the congregation to get to know the Bible, a vital tool for our faith.
(Dia Moodley, Spirit of Life Church)
Quite often the people who come have little or no biblical knowledge and have never looked at what they believe and why. I love seeing them begin to enjoy the close respectful fellowship, where differing opinions are valued, get excited by the Bible, learn how to interpret and apply it, and find the particular ministry God is calling them to.
(Gay Carpenter, Tutor)
My Diocesan Director of Ordinands recommended Open Learning as part of my preparation for ordination selection. Coming from a non-theological background I found it an excellent way in - the course materials were very good, my group was a mixed, very friendly bunch...
(Peter Kay, Church of England Curate)
The course enabled me to study the Bible in far greater depth than I could ever do on my own. The tutorials are something I really look forward to.
(Amanda Furlong, Tutor)
I firmly believe that the future of Britain requires a radical change of priorities and traditions within our churches, including what is necessary in leadership training. We need to seriously disciple our people far beyond Alpha...
(Michael Huggins, Oxen Ministries)
What a fine course! I wish all theological students had the chance to do something as thorough, interactive and valuable.
(David Wenham, Tutor in New Testament, Trinity College)
This is a gift to the church and kingdom which benefits many individual Christians and corporately the church.
(Chris Foster, Bishop of Portsmouth)
I still find it so exciting when the light goes on for someone who suddenly realizes they understand something which they have struggled with. Also, I love discussing and exploring the things of the Bible, faith and doctrine with people.
(Andy Morgan, Tutor, Georgetown, USA)
I really enjoyed this. I am new to Bible Study and felt this was both manageable and affirming.