Current Courses

The Gospel of Mark (June 25th - October 1st)

Sunday Nights 7pm

1 John 2:6 says, "Whoever says he abides in him [Jesus] must walk in the same way in which he [Jesus] walked." By studying the Gospel of Mark your view of Jesus' life and ministry will be enriched and remind you of the walk which Jesus Christ walked.

This course explores:

  • The contents of the Gospel of Mark through a chapter by chapter approach.

Class Information:

  • Length: 16 weeks
  • Tuition: No charge
  • Required Texts: Bible & note taking items
  • Instructor: Pastor Kenny Kauffman

Previous Courses

Old Testament Survey

Tuesday Nights 7pm

A vast knowledge of the Old Testament (OT) is immensely beneficial in understanding the writings of the New Testament (NT). Many contemporary Christians are far more versed with the NT than the OT, if you want to better understand the NT than knowing the OT well is key.

This course explores:

  • The contents of the OT
  • Major themes of the OT
  • Some of the prevalent Issues of each OT book.

Class Information:

  • Length: 13 weeks
  • Tuition: No charge
  • Required Texts: Bible & note taking items.
  • Recommended Book: A Survey of the Old Testament by Andrew E. Hill & John H. Walton
  • Instructor: Pastor Kenny Kauffman

 

Lord Teach Us to Pray

Tuesday Nights 7pm

 In Luke 11 Jesus' disciples requested, "Lord, teach us to pray..." and Jesus' reply is what is commonly known as The Lord's Prayer. The Lord Jesus has given His first disciples, and by extension us, direction in how we should prayer. What does His instruction reveal to us in regard to our prayer life? What are we really praying when we pray "The Lord's Prayer?" Are you encouraged to pray as the Lord has instructed us? Come and let’s dig deep into the Word of God and examine the Lord's Prayer; and be encouraged to pray unceasingly. 

This course explores:

  • Studying the Lord's Prayer
  • Systematic Studying of Prayer in the Bible
  • Practical Instruction for Prayer

Class Information:

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Tuition: No charge
  • Required Texts: Bible
  • Instructor: Pastor Kenny Kauffman 

Grasping God's Word Part 2

Sunday Nights 6-8pm

This course focuses on helping those who want to learn how to read, interpret, and apply the Bible in appropriate ways to their own lives and the lives of others. 

This Course Explores: 

  • The basic tools for reading the Bible - understanding sentences, paragraphs, and discourses. 
  • Understanding where our English translation of the Bible comes form and the steps involved in getting into English. 
  • Understanding the literary, grammatical, historical, and cultural contexts of the Scriptures. 
  • Growing an awareness of things that we bring to the text that may cause us to interpret the text wrongly. 
  • Understanding the meaning of a text and where the meaning of a text comes from. 
  • How to interpret the various genres of scripture in the NT: Letters, Gospels, Acts, Revelation
  • How to interpret the various genres of scripture in the OT: Narrative, Law, Poetry, Prophets, Wisdom

Class Information: 

  • Length: 12 weeks. 
  • Tuition: $25
  • Required Text: Grasping God's Word
  • Instructor: Pastor Tim Mercer


God Centered Living

This course works through five foundational topics for defining a life of Biblical, God-Centered, Spirit-empowered ministry.

The course explores:

  • How the pursuit of eternal pleasures in God Himself is a necessary part of all worship and virtue
  • How saving faith in ever-arriving future grace is also sanctifying faith
  • How to count all suffering joy
  • How men and women with equally valuable roles should complement one another in their new life and service of the body of Christ
  • How God's purpose in the world is to win worshippers for Himself from every tribe, tongue, people and nation.

Class Information:

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Tuition: $25
  • Required Texts: Desiring God; God is the Gospel; Future Grace

Theology 1: The Doctrine of the Word of God

"We owe to scripture the same reverence which we owe to God, because it has proceeded from Him alone." – John Calvin
"God's word is my rock and anchor. On it I rely and it remains for God cannot lie." –Martin Luther
"I hold not only that the Bible contains the words of God, but that every jot of it was written by divine inspiration and is the perfect word of God." –J. C. Ryle

This course is the first in a series of courses in Systematic Theology.  Theology 1 covers "The Doctrine of the Word of God"  

This Course Explores:

  • The Word of God
  • The Cannon of Scripture
  • Authority of Scripture
  • Inerrancy of Scripture
  • Clarity of Scripture
  • Necessity of Scripture
  • Sufficiency of Scripture

Class Information:

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Tuition: $25 --includes Textbook and workbook
  • Required Text: Systematic Theology by Wayne Grudem