Probe more deeply into Bishop Barron‚Äôs message using the¬†David the King¬†companion Study Guide.
The Leader's Guide includes the Facilitator‚Äôs Guide, all six lessons from the participant‚Äôs¬†Study Guide, and an Answer Key for the Questions for Understanding.¬† The Facilitator‚Äôs Guide details how to plan, promote, and present the study. Each workbook features a matte finish that is soft to the touch, non-glare, and scuff-resistant. Its flat binding is both sturdy and sleek, sure to withstand many uses, as well as look elegant on your bookshelf.
For group study, you can present the program in six or seven¬†sessions of 60-90 minutes.¬† Each session should include video viewing and group discussion of¬†Study Guide¬†questions.¬†¬†All study coordinators or group facilitators can also register for free¬†training webinars.
Each lesson in the Guide¬†provides detailed commentary on Bishop Barron‚Äôs video and ‚ÄúQuestions for Understanding" based on the video, Scripture, and the¬†Catechism of the Catholic Church.¬†The ‚ÄúQuestions for Application" in each lesson aid in connecting the material to our own lives and experiences.
The study commentary was compiled under the direction and approval of Bishop Barron by theologian¬†Dr. Jacob Wood.¬†¬†Participants read the commentary in their¬†Study Guide¬†and prepare the questions before the small group discussion. This preparation can be accomplished either before or after viewing the video.
1. The Law of the Gift
2. Your Servant is Listening
3. Warrior of God
4. Gathered in Jerusalem
5. The House of David
6. Absalom, My Son!
Sample Episode - The Law of the Gift
Delve into this new series with the complete Study Program materials to understand King David and Christ as the fulfillment as the King of Kings. These study materials were written by Dr. Jacob Wood, associate professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, under the direction of Bishop Barron.
Meet during seven 90-mintue sessions to explore the Davidic themes of Kingship in the Old Testament and their fulfillment in the New! Each section of the study guide provides a detailed commentary on the DVD and “Questions for Understanding" based on the presentation, Scripture and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Each section also includes “Questions for Reflection" that help you connect the material to your own life and experience.
Each session includes DVD viewing and small group discussion of Study Guide questions. Participants read the commentary in the study guide and prepare the questions before the small group discussion. This preparation can be accomplished either before or after they view the DVD, as the Commentary in each lesson is very detailed.
Leaders can also register for a FREE online training which teaches the best ways to run an effective study group.
FREE Online Training
Register for a FREE webinar to learn how to effectively run a David the King study program, or to get an overview of the other programs from Word on Fire.
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DOWNLOADABLE SUPPORT MATERIALS
Click on the appropriate links below to open or download the files. On a PC you can right click on the link and select “Save Target As" (Internet Explorer) or “Save Link As" (Firefox) to download to your computer.
David the King - Sample Lesson
David the King - Certificate of Completion
David the King - Bulletin Insert/Flyer (editable)
David the King - Poster
David the King - Large Poster
Registration Form (editable)
Bishop Robert Barron - Biography
“Managing Personalities” - Powerpoint Presentation