The Cape Town Commitment Women’s Curriculum

The Cape Town Commitment, issuing from The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization, consists of two parts. It opens with The Cape Town Confession of Faith, followed by The Cape Town Call to Action. A full explanation of its beginnings and of how it reflects the voices of evangelicals from 198 nations, is found in the Foreword.

Phyllis Bennett, Director of the Women’s Center for Ministry at Western Seminary, has compiled a study guide to each part, based on the Inductive Bible Study method. It is primarily intended for North American women’s groups, and is offered as a free download.

12 Inductive Studies for Personal and Group Use

The goal of inductive Bible study is to learn about God’s Word in a way that fosters head knowledge and heart-felt action. It brings God-honoring application of the Word of God into everyday lives.

You can participate at three levels

This Bible study provides opportunity for a diverse group of women with different weekly time commitments to study together. No matter which level is chosen, all women can come to the study and participate in small group discussion time. The study levels include the following:

Just-a-Moment: Pocket watch icon, Just-a-Moment questions are geared toward women wishing to devote 10 minutes a day to study.

Core: These provide a more in-depth look at the passages. Women who complete the core questions spend 15-20 minutes a day.

Digging Deeper: Shovel icon. These questions each take an additional 5 -15 minutes and are geared toward a more intense look at biblical concepts.


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Date: 18 Jan 2013

Gathering: 2010 Cape Town