Bible Study Leadership Made Easy

Learning to lead with confidence & grace

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Hi, I'm Melanie Newton. I am just a regular woman. I don’t have a seminary degree. I just love Jesus and the Word of God. And, I have learned from Jesus and the women mentors He’s given me through the years how to step above my insecurities to lead a Bible Study with confidence and grace.

My ministry mission is to help women learn to study the Bible for themselves (through Joyful Walk Bible Studies) and to grow their Bible-teaching skills to lead others on a joyful walk with Jesus. That's why I created Bible Study Leadership Made Easy.

Is Jesus prompting you to lead a Bible Study, but you don’t know how to start? Are you afraid that you don’t know enough of the Bible to do this? Does the thought of directing a discussion make you quiver? Everyone feels that way at first. Really! You are so in the right place.

Bible Study Leadership Made Easy will show you how to start a Bible study group, how to choose a good study for your group, and how to take each lesson and make a plan for leading the discussion. We will also address some common challenges (like excessive talkers, rabbit trails) that arise as you are leading a Bible study.

Bible Study Leadership Made Easy is designed to get you moving forward as a new Bible study leader or to give you extra help if you already have some experience at leading a study for a group. And, you will gain a stronger reliance on Jesus to do this all by faith.

We are to be God-dependent in everything we do, whether we are really good at it or shaking in our boots. Actually, just going through this course will make you want to at least try leading a Bible Study, get stretched by Jesus, and rely on Him more. :)

With this course, you can pick and choose which videos to watch that meet your needs as a current leader or work through the whole course to get "trained" and ready to lead. You can download and print reusable worksheets or buy an already printed workbook if that works best for you.

Just say yes to Jesus, “I will do this, Lord. Please help me.” Jump into the adventure. Jesus is with you every step of the way! And, His promise is far greater than mine. Trust Him.

Bible Study Leadership Made Easy. Are you read for adventure? Yes! Let's do this together!

“Melanie's leadership is insightful, and she helps reinforce the Bible in today's world. I recommend checking out this course."

- Diane Bohannan, Registered nurse

"Melanie's courses are designed for those new to the Bible or for those looking to grasp a more in-depth understanding of the Bible. Anyone looking to improve their Bible Study leadership skills would greatly benefit from anything she has to offer."

- Aimee Jones, Domestic CEO and Mom of three

"I've spent many a day listening to Melanie practice leading a Bible Study discussion on the front porch or back deck. She always makes it interesting."

- Brownie, Flower Mound squirrel community


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Just a taste of what you'll get in this course

Course Curriculum

  Section 1: Begin the Adventure — Just Say Yes!
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  Section 2: Step Forward as the Leader
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  Section 3: Prepare Wisely as Content Guardian
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  Section 4: Lead Confidently as Content Guardian
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  Section 5: Lead Graciously as Community Builder
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  Enjoy the Adventure
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Frequently Asked Questions

What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days, and we will give you a full refund. You get to keep the Course Workbook, but you won’t be able to access the lectures or get any updates from me.
Could I just find this information for free online?
This course only includes strategies that I have used myself to lead Bible Study small groups so the participants are eager to come back each week and can’t wait to start a new study. I make it joyful and fun! Not boring and plastic. You'd be hard-pressed to find any free articles with as much value, care, and expertise as this course offers. Please give it a try!
When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound, my friend? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own - including any updates I make along the way.
What if I'm new to the Bible?
If you are just starting to dig into the Bible for yourself (a few months), then keep getting a good foundation through Bible Studies for beginners, like my Graceful Beginnings studies. If you have been a Christian for more than a few months, this course is good for you because you may be pretty excited about what you are learning and want everyone you know to learn it, also. Am I right? So, join the adventure!

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