Constant readers here know that, unlike academic Bible study, I sometimes have problems maintaining my patience during conventional Bible studies. Well...let's not sugarcoat it: Bible studies usually make me want to concuss myself unconscious against the nearest cinderblock wall.
But a pastor pal of mine who's also a Facebook friend has hit upon a Bible study format that I actually enjoy.
One day each week she posts a lunchtime query regarding one of Jesus' parables. And then Facebook friends respond with their insights and questions. For readers familiar with the RevGalBlogPals' Tuesday Lectionary Leanings , it's like a very condensed, amped-up version of that; a drive-by Bible study.
It made me wonder how to craft something similar for a wider Facebook audience -- and people not in the usual market for such stuff.