I received an email about the changes Bible Study Fellowship has made this year and the email was wondering why BSF didn’t ask for feedback on the changes at the end of this year.
So, here it is! Your chance to tell BSF International what you think of the changes!
Leave a comment below. Your voice matters!!
I’ll go first:
I personally didn’t like the flex questions. I always did all the questions anyways as you all know and skipping around made the lesson feel choppy, haphazard, and incomplete.
I miss the opening time and the hymns.
We also have quit having monthly fellowships in others’ houses. We maybe had “all-class fellowships” 3 times this year. Once in the beginning, before Christmas break, and our last meeting. I miss this unstructured time together. Even these all class fellowships were rigid as we were always asked to come prepared to answer a discussion question and I don’t know about you but I get tired of homework!
I DO like the shaving 30 minutes off of our time. I attend a night class, and it’s hard to focus late at night for me for 2 hours and my kids were zombies most of the time because of school. That extra half an hour does make a difference. I’m more relaxed. I have time to get home and unwind. And I have more time to do my own in-depth study of God’s word and reflection time on the lesson before I go to bed so hopefully I don’t forget quite so easily!
I like the not calling on women so often. It eliminates the guilty feeling if you didn’t get your lesson done. I also like the laid back atmosphere more of “just come” instead of “don’t come if you didn’t do your lesson”. No one appreciates a guilt trip.
That’s my 2 cents.