Telling Others - How to Run the Alpha Course (Alpha Course)
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About "Telling Others - How to Run the Alpha Course (Alpha Course)"
'What distinguishes Alpha from other initiatives is the easy going, relaxed feel of the proceedings - that and its astonishing success.' - The TimesTelling Others imparts the vision, excitement and challenge of Alpha, with a practical guide to running a successful course. Perfect as a resource for churches, the book details the principles and structure of Alpha, tips on hosting small groups and giving talks, and guidance on pastoral care. A series of appendices provides suggestions for practicalities such as administration and running daytime and workplace courses, and advice on avoiding common mistakes and pitfalls. The chapters are interspersed with testimonies, written in their own words, from people whose lives have been changed by God through Alpha.
Meet the Author
Nicky Gumbel practised as a barrister for six years before being ordained into the Church of England. He joined Holy Trinity Brompton as curate in 1986 and took over the running of their Alpha Course in 1990. In 1996 the Bishop of London appointed him as an Alpha Chaplain. He speaks regularly at national and international Alpha conferences and is the author of several books including Questions of Life, which has sold over 750,000 copies, has been translated into 48 languages and was voted Christian Book of the Year.- Publisher.