What is Alpha?
Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith. Typically run over eleven weeks, each session looks at a different question that people can have about faith and is designed to create conversation. It’s just an open, informal and honest space to explore and discuss life’s big questions together.
What does Alpha look like?
There isn’t really an average Alpha. Alpha is run in local communities all around the world, and everyone’s welcome. It runs in cafés, churches, bars, prisons, parks, universities, schools, homes—you name it. No two Alphas look the same, but generally they have three key things in common: food, a talk and good conversation.
Training and Support
While the Alpha Builder has most everything you need to run an Alpha course, sometimes it's good to talk to a real person and someone local at that. There's nothing like getting tips and tricks from the pros. We would love to do whatever we can to support you in your ministry even if it is just an introductory phone call about Alpha. AlphaSC specializes in introducing, training and coaching churches, prisons, campuses and workplaces in South Carolina to utilize and successfully run the Alpha Course.
One Alpha. Three different ways.
Alpha has been filmed in different formats, so you can find the one that works for you.
ALPHA FILM SERIES
15 talks – 11 weeks
Toby Flint & Gemma Hunt
Repackaged for today’s audience, the Alpha Film Series is emotive, engaging and epic in scale and scope. Nicky Gumbel and two new presenters, Toby Flint and Gemma Hunt, walk through the basics of the Christian faith in a way that everyone can relate to. The episodes feature inspiring stories and interviews from all around the world, as well as visual illustrations and motion graphics.
ALPHA - YOUTH FILM SERIES
13 sessions – 10 weeks
Jason Ballard and Ben Woodman
This new Alpha Youth Series has been totally reimagined for today's youth culture. Through 13 sessions filmed in Vancouver, London, Paris, Rome, Israel, and many other incredible locations, the Alpha Youth Series explores timeless questions about life, faith and God for a new generation.
The series offers compelling stories, images, questions, and discussion topics well spread throughout each episode to better engage youth, helping them think about how these issues relate to their lives as they discuss with their friends and leaders.
ALPHA - Nicky Gumbel
15 talks – 11 weeks
Alpha pioneer, Nicky Gumbel, delivers a complete set of Alpha talks filmed live at HTB, London where Alpha began. These videos provide the timeless version of Alpha talks for tens of thousands of churches of all denominations around the world.