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Money

This core seminar consists of 6 lessons 1. God’s Purpose for Wealth 2. Giving 3. Economics of Today 4. Economics of Tomorrow 5. Developing A Heart That Values Money Rightly 6. Panel To download the manuscripts and handouts for this class, click here All files are in Microsoft Word format

Christians in the Workplace

This core seminar consists of 7 lessons 1. Vocation 2. Idol or Idle 3. Jesus’ Work Changes Our Work 4. Choosing a Job 5. Christ’s Representatives 6. Christians Are Not Balanced People 7. Panel To download the manuscripts and handouts for this class, click here. All files are in Microsoft Word format. Updated February 2013

Singleness & Courtship

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. Singleness & Identity 2. The Gift and Freedom of Singleness 3. Singleness & Relationships 4. Singleness & Contentment 5. Panel on Singleness 6. An Introduction to Courtship 7. Initiation 8. The Early Stages of Courtship 9. The Intermediate Stages of Courtship 10. Engagement and Preparing for Marriage […]

Marriage

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. A Biblical Theology of Marriage: Creation 2. A Biblical Theology of Marriage: Fall 3. A Biblical Theology of Marriage: Redemption 4. The Duties of Husbands and Wives 5. Marriage and the Gospel 6. Biblical Communication 7. How to Deal with Conflict 8. Panel 9. Biblical Sexuality 10. […]

Suffering

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. The Problem of Suffering 2. God’s Revealed Purposes for Suffering 3. The Future of Suffering 4. God’s Grief Over Suffering 5. Unbiblical Reactions to Suffering 6. Fighting for Faith, Part 1: God’s Sovereignty and Goodness 7. Fighting for Faith, Part 2: The Local Church 8. Relieving Physical […]

Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. Introduction/Egalitarianism/Complementariansim 2. Biblical Masculinity Defined, Part 1 3. Biblical Masculinity Defined, Part II; Biblical Femininity Defined, Part 1 4. Biblical Femininity Part II- Defined from the Scriptures 5. Biblical Femininity Part III- Exploring a Definition 6. Roles of Men and Women in the Home, Part I 7. […]

Guidance Core Seminar

This class consists of 7 Lessons 1. God’s Providence 2. God’s Will 3. God’s Word 4. Our Ears 5. The Church 6. The World 7. Panel To download the manuscripts and handouts for this class, click here. All files are in Microsoft Word format  

Parenthood

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. God’s Purpose for the Family 2. The Ministry of the Family 3. Family Worship 4. Getting to the Heart of Behavior 5. Formative Discipline: Our Words to Their Hearts 6. Obedience 101: What to Do When You Can’t Reach the Heart 7. Corrective Discipline: The Rod of […]

Biblical Theology

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. What is the Bible? 2. Exegetical Tools 3. Biblical Theology Tools 1 4. Biblical Theology Tools 2 5. Systematic Theology Tools 1 6. Systematic Theology Tools 2 7. Creation 8. Fall 9. Love 10. Sacrifice 11. Promise 12. Preaching 13. Everything Else To download the manuscripts and handouts […]

Fear Of Man

This class consists of 7 lessons. 1. What is the fear of man? 2. What is the fear of God? 3. We fear that people will physically hurt us 4. We fear that people will reject us 5. We fear that people will expose us 6. Panel Discussion- Living and growing in the fear of […]

How to Study the Bible

This course consists of 13 lessons. 1. What is the Bible? 2. Translations 3. Genre 4. Purpose and Context 5. Structure and Parallels 6. Narrator’s Comments 7. Linking Words 8. Tone and Feel 9. Repetition 10. Quotations and Allusions 11. Time Lines 12. Using Commentaries and Other Resources 13. Bringing it All Together Download all […]

Meeting with God

This class consists of 6 lessons 1. Introduction: The What, Why and How of Meeting with God 2. Meeting with God in His Word: Hearing and Reading 3. Meeting with God in is Word: Studying, Meditating and Memorizing 4. Meeting with God through Prayer 5. Prayer: Hindrances and Practicalities 6. Panel Discussion To download the manuscripts […]

Living as a Church

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. Unity: A display of God’s Glory in the Local Church 2. Church Membership: The Context for Unity 3. Preaching: The Foundation for Unity 4. Prayer: God’s Power Creates Unity 5. Church Governance: Godly Authority Fostering Unity 6. Church Fellowship: Building a Bond of Unity 7. Discontentment within […]

New Testament

New Testament 1- This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. Intro to the New Testament 2. Hebrews 3. Intro to the Gospels 4. Matthew 5. Mark 6. John 7. Luke 8. Acts 9. Intro to Pauline Epistles 10. Romans 11. I Corinthians 12. II Corinthians 13. Philippians To download the manuscripts and handouts for this class, […]

Evangelism

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. Introduction 2. God’s Sovereignty, Man’s Responsibility 3. What is the Gospel – Defining the Truth that Saves 4. Sharing Your Personal Testimony in Evangelism 5. They Believe This Too? – The Power of Corporate Witness in Evangelism 6. Two Ways to Live 7. Christianity Explored 8. How […]

Membership Matters

This core seminar consists of six lessons. 1. Statement of Faith 2. Church Covenant 3. Why Join a Church?  4. Church History  5. Missions and Outreach  6. Life Together  To download the manuscripts and handouts for this class, click HERE. Files are in Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF format. Updated March 2014.

Spiritual Disciplines

This core seminar consists of 14 lessons 1. Introduction 2. All of Life Worship 3. Bible Intake, Part 1 4. Bible Intake, Part 2 5. Prayer 6. Confession of Sin 7. Fasting 8. Evangelism 9. Serving 10. Stewardship 11. Cultivating Spiritual Fruit, Part 1 12. Cultivating Spiritual Fruit, Part 2 13. Conclusion: Perseverance 14. Silence […]

Old Testament

This core seminar consists of 26 lessons 1. Intro to the Old Testament 2. Genesis 1-11 3. Genesis 12-50 4. Exodus 1-19 5. Exodus 20-40 6. Leviticus 7. Numbers 8. Deuteronomy 9. Joshua & Judges 10. Ruth & Samuel 11. Job 12. Psalms 13. Proverbs 14. Ecclesiastes & The Song 15. Kings 16. Isaiah 17. […]

Two Ways to Live

This class consists of 6 lessons. 1. Loving Ruler & Creator 2. Humanity in Rebellion 3. Judgement 4. Jesus Died for Rebels 5. Jesus Risen Ruler 6. Response To download the manuscripts and handouts for this class, click here All files are in Microsoft Word format. Updated Summer 2013. Resource: Two Ways to Live: The Choice […]

Church History

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. Persecution and Expansion (100-300) 2. The Early Church (100-300) 3. Church and State (300-500) 4. The Church at War (5th, 6th, and 9th Centuries) 5. The High Middle Ages (950-1500) 6. Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation (1483-1546) 7. Zwingli, Calvin, and the Reformed Churches 8. English Reformation […]

Missions

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. Missions? -The Goal is the Glory of God 2. Why Missions? – A Biblical Theology 3. Is Jesus the Only Way to God? 4. The Role of the Local Church in Missions 5. How Suffering and Prayer Display the Worth of the Gospel 6. Christian Worker Interview […]

Discipling

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. What is Discipling? 2. Why Disciple? 3. Barriers and Excuses to Discipling 4. The Importance of Personal Holiness 5. Why Disciple in the Local Church? 6. Encouraging Careful Bible Study 7. Encouraging Biblical Prayer 8. Using Christian Books 9. Panel Discussion 10. Encouraging a Passion for Evangelism […]

Apologetics And Worldviews

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. Christ and Culture 2. Introduction to Worldviews 3. God and Reality 4. Man and Morality 5. Epistemology 6. Politics and War 7. Introduction to Christian Apologetics 8. Existence of God 9. Problem of Evil 10. The Reliability of Scripture 11. Resurrection 12. World Religions 13. Apologetic Conversations […]

Systematic Theology

This core seminar consists of 13 lessons 1. Introduction to Systematic Theology & The Doctrine of the Word 2. The Existence and Attributes of God 3. The Doctrines of Creation and Providence 4. Biblical Anthropology: The Problem of Sin 5. Biblical Christology 6. The Work of Christ 7. The Holy Spirit 8. The Work of […]