In How to Run the Alpha Course, Nicky Gumbel instructs “It is of utmost importance, in order to maintain the momentum, to run at least three Alphas a year. When people complete Alpha, they very often want to invite their [...]
Krystle’s story is one of questions, frustration, anger, love, restoration, and healing. Hear about one person’s battle with cancer and how God brought healing, from Episode 11 of the Alpha Youth Film Series.
The key to creating a great atmosphere for your Alpha course is to think about it like a party. You set the mood and the tone as if you were welcoming guests into your home. ALPHA DECOR Alpha signage and decorations are a great way to let guests know they are at [...]
October 11 – November 1, 2014 #EatWatchChat Alpha Youth Film Series Photo Contest Submit your entry! This contest is for groups running the Alpha Youth Film Series in Canada. Contest details: Take a creative photo or create a collage of photos of your Alpha group Use the hashtag #EatWatchChat on FACEBOOK, [...]
Allan Burnett shares his experience with the Alpha Weekend Allan Burnett, Alpha Pastor at Coastal Church in Vancouver, BC has been running Alpha successfully for 16 years. After hearing about Alpha’s entrance on Canadian soil back in 1998, he’s been hooked. “God brought [...]
On Week 5 of the Alpha course, the topic of prayer is discussed – what, why, how, when. We want guests to have the opportunity to pray – perhaps for the first time! For others, it may have been a long time [...]
One of the most important Alpha ingredients is small group discussion. Here is a letter from Alpha Youth Film Series hosts Ben Woodman and Jason Ballard to encourage all small group leaders and helpers.
The goal of any good small group discussion is for people to feel safe to share their ideas without getting shut down or attacked. Here’s how it should be done, as well as some examples of what not to do! We have spared no expense. [...]
Kevin Schultz and his team from South Langley Mennonite Brethren Church share their experience with the Alpha Training.
86% of guests come to Alpha because of a personal invitation. Nothing beats a personal invite, and this is true for a variety of events, not just Alpha. To fill up your Alpha course you will need to revisit the long lost idea of [...]