January 2014“All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, and for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.”2 Timothy 3:16-17
TAKE NOTE OF NEW DATES FOR DISASTER RELIEF TRAINING BELOW.
CURRENT CLASS: Book by Book Through The Bible (Warren Wiersbe)Led by Rich Wallace, (C322/323), 5:15 pm, Ongoing
You’re invited to join the numerous men and women who are experiencing this exciting year-round, book-by-book journey through God’s Word. If you’re looking for an in-depth study of Scripture, this is the class for you!
Precept Upon Precept: Revelation Part 2 (Kay Arthur)
Led by Jennifer Finchum (E229), 6:45-8:45 pm, Preview: February 24
This inductive Bible study from Kaye Arthur will cover Revelation chapters 4-22 in 12 lessons. The focus of chapters 4-22 is the end times. Through careful observation of the text, discover exactly what God says will take place.
Financial Peace University (Dave Ramsey)Led by Tresa Spencer (E229), 5:30 pm, Preview: January 22
This DVD-based course from Dave Ramsey will set you on a course to financial freedom. Cost is $45 per family for the FPU kit.
A Woman’s Heart: God’s Dwelling Place (Beth Moore)Led by Jana Chapman (E218), 5:30 pm beginning January 22
Explore the fascinating account of the building of the Old Testament tabernacle, the significance of its intricate design, its pivotal role in God’s eternal plan, the grand fulfillment of its purpose by Jesus Christ, and its variety of meanings for your walk with God today.
Authentic: Developing The Disciplines of a Sincere Faith(James Macdonald) Led by Jimmy Lee, (C303), 6:30 pm beginning January 22
What does it mean to live as an authentic follower of Jesus? Learn to follow His example by practicing the spiritual disciplines He used to maintain a close relationship with His Father. Discover how much you can grow in Christlikeness as you pursue the practices of Bible study, prayer, fasting, fellowship, service, and worship.
Follow Me (David Platt)Led by Clark Byram (Parlor), 10:00 am beginning January 22
What did Jesus mean when He said, “Follow Me?” This Bible study will help you to see that the invitation to follow Him is an invitation to a relationship. It’s a relationship marked by self-denial, personal intimacy, single-minded ambition, and ultimate joy. In following Him, you will find the purpose you were created for which is to bring glory to God by sharing the gospel and to make disciples who make disciples.
Grace-Based Parenting (Dr. Tim Kimmel)Led by Jim and Karen Koerten (E220), 5:30 pm beginning January 22
Learn to raise your children in the grace of God. Grace-based parenting relies on God’s love, replicates His forgiveness and commitment to His children, and displaces fear as a motivator for every behavior.
5-5-5 trainingCraig Mintz (C302), 5:30 pm beginning April 2
By God’s grace, every born-again believer is called to go to their community, country and the continents sharing and showing the love of Jesus Christ. This simple Bible study will equip you in the areas of prayer walking and sharing the gospel with your neighbors and the nations.
Disaster Relief Certification Training
Spiritual Preparation/EvangelismLed by Earl and Marilyn Burnett (C302), February 5 & 19, 6:00 pm
1.5 hours each night. This training covers spiritual preparation for the volunteer and evangelism training for the volunteer to be able to use with Disaster Relief victims or in their daily walk.
Shower/Laundry Trailer TrainingLed by John and Kaye Thomas (C302), 6:00 pm on March 5
1.5 hour class. Explanation of the process used to clean the laundry from the intake of clothes through the distribution of the clothes back to their owner. Included are job descriptions and materials used.
Chain Saw Operation and Safety Training6:00 pm on March 12 (C302)
1.5 hour class. This training covers the use and safety requirements for using a chainsaw during a disaster operation, including maintenance of the saw, suggestions for brush/limb pulling, and cutting techniques.
Flood Recovery (Mudout) Training6:00 pm on March 19 (C302)
1.5 hour class. This class covers the techniques for drying out a house after it has been flooded or just wet from having the roof blown off during a storm. We discuss the possible contamination after many floods and the measures needed for decontamination and drying out the building and items in the building.
Introduction into Disaster ReliefLed by John and Kaye Thomas (C302), 5:30 pm on March 26
2-hour session. This course gives the history of the program, what it does, organizations with whom we work, the equipment/units used, and the characteristics of a volunteer. (THIS IS A PREREQUISITE TO ALL SPECIALIZED DISASTER RELIEF CLASSES AND BOTH SESSIONS MUST BE COMPLETED TO SERVE AS A DISASTER RELIEF VOLUNTEER. Cost is $36.00)
Rebuild Training has been CANCELED.