Why choose Animate?
Videos jump-start the conversation
Videos blend live action with animation to introduce questions, provide thought-provoking perspectives, and invite viewers into the dialogue.
Unique groups, unique discussions
Leaders can customize and tweak sessions to work for the group’s dynamics.
Participants discuss, sketch, create, and share in each session.
Easy to lead
Facilitator guides prepare you to guide and lead vibrant discussions.
How it works
Participants watch videos featuring a leading Christian voice, spend time on personal reflection and journaling, and share ideas with the group. Leader chooses how each session unfolds.
Session resources are available as a complete curriculum or digital lessons.
Each Animate course explores a key topic in seven sessions. Download a summary of course contents.
God: Faith Is a Quest
Religion: Spirituality Is Not Enough
Jesus: The Revolution of Love
Salvation: Abundant Life Now
Cross: Where God Is
Bible: A Book Like No Other
Church: An Imperfect Family
Canon: Mining for the Word
History: Parchment to Pixel
Testaments: One Story, Two Parts
Gospels: Unexpected Good News
Genre: Rhythm of the Text
Interpretation: Scripture Reads Us
Grace: Love Is the Bottom Line
Prayer: Oriented toward God
Food: Eating, with Jesus
Worship: Seeking God's Presence
Sacraments: A Tapestry of Traditions
Money: The Joy of Sharing
Service: The Needs Right in Front of You
Community: An Unexpected Family
Brian McLaren on Prayer—Animate: Practices
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