For over 100 years Training for Service: A Basic Bible Overview for Every Christian has equipped more than one million volunteers with this basic course and certification for Bible teaching. Ideal for those planning to teach Sunday school or facilitate small groups, it is also recommended for anyone who just wants a Bible 101 course. It can be completed with a group or as a self-study. Training for Service is divided into five units that provide a better understanding of the Bible and its message: • The Bible: its origins, translations, divisions, and contents • Old Testament Geography and History: the people, places, and events in the first 39 books of the Bible • Old Testament Institutions: the elements of Jewish worship designed to point to the coming fulfillment of God’s plan in Jesus • The Christ: the account of the ultimate revelation: God in the flesh • The Church: the mission given to the first followers of Jesus, which we are called to continue until our Savior returns Christian educators have continued to keep Training for Service relevant for new generations of Bible students. This latest revision is updated with the best available Bible information and educational methodology and remains true to the heritage of this ever-popular study.