Teleios Classes are designed to produce followers of Christ who are guided by the mind of Christ, transformed into the image of Christ, and engaged in the work of Christ.
What does TELEIOS mean? Teleios is a Greek word that means complete, mature, equipped. Our Teleios classes are an important means of fulfilling our calling to present everyone “complete in Christ.” Colossians 1:28-29
Two Ways to Live: Know and Share the Gospel
September 8 – October 13 |9:00 AM & 10:45 AM |Taught by Pastor Julian Gibb (9 AM) ; JR Sloan (10:45 AM) | Level: II
This course, scheduled to complement the sermon series by the same name, is a training course designed to teach Christians: a. to know the gospel thoroughly for themselves b. to be able to share the gospel naturally, in their own words, with other people.
Biblical Stewardship and Personal Finance
October 20 – Nov 24 | 9:00 AM| Taught by Tom Bonetto|Level: III
What does scripture say about tithing, stewardship, and finances? Believe it or not, there are over 2,000 bible verses that talk about money and possessions. In our study, we will discover biblically-based financial principles on stewardship and managing our personal finances. The Lord knows that our attitude toward money is an indication of where our heart is with God…and He knows we cannot serve two masters.
Sacred Marriage (based on the book by Gary Thomas)
Nov 10 – Dec 15 |10:45 AM| Taught by JR Sloan, Seth Zacharias |Level: III
Your marriage is much more than a union between you and your spouse. It is a spiritual discipline ideally suited to help you know God more fully and intimately. Sacred Marriage shifts the focus from marital enrichment to spiritual enrichment in ways that can help you love your mate more. Whether it is delightful or difficult, your marriage can become a doorway to a closer walk with God.
Thru the Bible Chronologically
Ongoing | 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM |Taught by Steve Laube | Level: III
Join us for this in-depth exploration of the Bible in its historical and cultural context. See the scriptures come alive and their application to your daily life. We are currently in the midst of studying the two letters to the Corinthian church. Always open to new members.
No registration required.
All Wednesday studies start on August 28th and run from 6:45 – 8:15PM.
OT-3: The Word of the Prophets – Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel.
Taught by Tom Blanchard | Level: III, Leadership Course
These three prophets ministered during the 170-year-slice of history of God’s people, from 740 to 570 B.C. But what a slice! And what a message they had to declare! If we want to understand God’s purposes for His people, and how all of them come to focus on the Messiah, we need to explore these books. Even if you missed Parts 1&2, please feel free to join.
Grounded in the Faith – A Systematic Study of the Doctrines of our Faith
Taught by Pastor James Johnston & Kirk Huizenga | Level: III, Leadership Course
This class will explore what the Bible teaches about a variety of topics: the Bible, the nature of God, the creation of the universe, the nature of mankind, sin, the person and work of Christ, salvation, the Holy Spirit, the Church, and future things. Please join us as we examine these rich, deep teachings from God’s Word along with their implications for our daily living.
Gospel-Centered Community (Study for Women)
Taught by: Lisa Johnston, Marlene Delnoce, Ruth Elwardt | Level: II
This 10 week small group study is for all women, college age and older! The study is designed to help women learn how the Holy Spirit shapes diverse people into a Christ-centered community that reflects Jesus to a watching world. Each lesson is self-contained, featuring clear teaching from Scripture, and requires no extra work outside the group setting. Please join us!
Let’s Do Dinner
Bring a sack lunch or takeout of your choice and meet in the Family Life Center at 6:00 pm on Wednesdays for dinner before classes start.
The Promised One: Seeing Jesus in Genesis (book by Nancy Guthrie)
Tuesday, Sep. 10th – Nov. 12th|9:00 AM – 11:00 AM |Taught by: Megan Holm, Beccy Jones, Megan Leeman | Level: III
After the resurrection, when Jesus used Scripture to explain who he was and why he came, where did he start? In the Old Testament. This is where The Promised One begins to look for Christ, finding him in the people, promises, and patterns of the Old Testament scriptures. Gain a fresh perspective on the book of Genesis, a broader understanding of Jesus as the fulfillment of Scripture, and much more, when you join us on this incredible journey to see Jesus in the Old Testament!
Luke, Part 2 – The Savior of Sinners (Inductive Bible Study)
Tuesdays, Sept. 17th – Nov. 5th | 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM | Taught by: Nancy Whalen, Marilyn Hayes|Level: III
What happens when Jesus, knowing crucifixion awaits Him, prepares to enter Jerusalem? How does He spend those final days and what happens when Jesus dies and rises from the dead? Ladies, you are invited to join us for part 2 of the study of Luke. If you missed part 1, please feel free to join. If you are new to inductive study, let us know. We will help you get started.
Gospel Women from Genesis to Revelation
Four Sundays, Starting November 2019| 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM |Taught by: Duffy Gibb |Level: III
The Bible is full of fantastic women who God created to serve Him and fulfill His kingdom purposes, but we do we really know them? These women, with hearts, hopes, failings and fortitude, have been critical in God’s salvation history and are well worth meeting. We’ll take it a month at a time and really get to know a few key women from Genesis (Nov), the Old Testament histories (Jan), the Gospels (Mar), and Acts & Epistles (May/Jun).
Christian Ethics I: An Introduction to Biblical Moral Reasoning (text by Wayne Grudem)
Fridays, Sep. 13th – Dec. 6th, 2019 |6:30 AM – 8:00 AM |Taught by: Tom Blanchard | Level: III, Leadership Course
This is not a course for the faint-hearted. We will be working through Grudem’s 1200-page book, 42 chapters, at about 40 pages per week. Dr. Grudem’s writing is clear and very readable. The book is a complement to his Systematic Theology and seeks to help us bring solid biblical teaching to bear on the many ethical issues surrounding us today.
Old Testament History
Fridays, Aug. 16th – Dec. 13, 2019 | 10 AM – 12 Am | Taught by: Gaylord Moore| Level III
To understand more completely the New Testament it is vital to understand the Old Testament. Join this ongoing study, currently in 2 Kings tracing the dark development of God’s people into exile (722 BC – Israel; 586 BC – Judah) even in the context of the light shed by the New Covenant presented by the prophets.
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“Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men.”
– Philippians 2:5-7