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The Fermilab Bible Exploration for Lunch League is beginning a new study of the whole Bible story using 10 to 15 minute videos from “The Story.”  We meet Tuesdays on Zoom from noon to 1:00 p.m., and have a time of prayer in addition to the video and a discussion of the video. The series is 31 weeks long, but you can join any week and you do not need to attend every session or do preparation in order to…

A Fermilab observance of the 69th annual National Day of Prayer will be held on Thursday, May 2, from 12-12:30pm via Zoom.  All are welcome to attend. This year’s theme is “Pray God’s Glory Across the Earth.”  Organized by the Bible Exploration for Lunch League. For more information including how to get Zoom coordinates see http://orgs.fnal.gov/bell/ndop2020.html or contact bellweb@fnal.gov.

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On Jan. 21 the Bible Exploration for Lunch League is beginning a new study called “10 Keys for Unlocking the Bible.” If you’re just beginning to explore the rewards of Bible study, this is the perfect introduction. Each session has a 25-minute video followed by a discussion. Please bring your lunch and join us in the Quarium, Wilson Hall 8th floor crossover east at noon on Tuesdays. For more details see https://orgs.fnal.gov/bell/ or contact bellweb@fnal.gov.

Everything has a starting point, and for many people the starting point for their Christian faith was based on things that made sense when they were kids but don’t make sense as adults.  On Tuesday, September 10, the Bible Exploration for Lunch League plans to begin a study series called “Starting Point” which delves into the starting point for an adult Christian faith.  We did the series last summer and it was so good that we are offering it again…

The reality of suffering and evil in the world is a primary reason why many people doubt the existence and/or goodness of God.  Join us in a 6-week discussion of this topic at noon on Tuesdays beginning July 2 in the Quarium, on the 8th floor crossover of Wilson Hall.  The 6 sessions are titled “Where did Evil Come From?”, “Why do Innocent People Suffer?”, “Why Doesn’t God Do Something?”, “Is the Devil for Real?”, “How could a Loving God…

Beginning Tuesday, April 19, the Bible Exploration for Lunch League plans to begin a new Bible study called “Conversations with Jesus”.  Each session includes reading excerpts from the 4 gospels and discussing what it would be like to have a conversation with Jesus, the most influential person whoever lived.  What would you like to ask Jesus?  How would he respond?  Please join us in the Quarium on the 8th floor crossover of Wilson Hall at noon on Tuesdays.  For more…

Is there credible evidence that Jesus of Nazareth is the Son of God?  How strong is the evidence, and how does the evidence compare with other faiths?  Come and find out at the Fermilab Bible Exploration for Lunch League meetings as we go through the 6-week “Case for Christ” study!  We meet on Tuesdays at noon in the Quarium on the 8th floor crossover of Wilson Hall.  We plan to begin this study on March 5.  For more information see…

The Fermilab Bible Exploration for Lunch League will be hosting an Explore God discussion group, during the same two months as hundreds of other groups in the Chicago area.  We will be discussing 7 big questions: Does life have a purpose?  Is there a God?  Why does God allow pain and suffering?  Is Christianity too narrow?  Is Jesus really God?  Is the Bible reliable?  Can I know God personally?  The meetings will be on Tuesdays at noon, beginning January 15…

On Tuesday, October 16, The Bible Exploration for Lunch League will begin a video study “Origins Today: Genesis Through Ancient Eyes” by John Walton, an Old Testament professor at Wheaton College.  In this video Professor Walton explains how Genesis 1 and 2 would have been understood by its original intended audience, people of the Ancient Near East, in a very different way than modern people think they understand when they read it.  Professor Walton has also agreed to meet with…