Fall 2016 QTR

Classes will begin the week of September 11, 2016.
The following courses will be offered, however days and times vary per satellite location:


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HOW TO STUDY THE BIBLE

~ 4 Weeks

Believers should be well informed about the Word of God. This course is designed to give you an overview of the Bible, presenting the inspiration and authorship of the Bible along with its purpose, structure, and practical ways to study the Bible more effectively. You will discover the wonderful benefits it has to offer by sharing with you systematic approaches to reading and studying the Bible empowering you to, “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.” II Timothy 2:15


WARRENSVILLE  |  Thursday 7p  |   KB- Rm 208

DOWNTOWN |  Sunday 9a  |  Downtown

AKRON/ CANTON | Sunday 11a | Classroom A

DISCOVERING YOUR GOD GIVEN GIFTS

~ 4 Weeks

The Apostle Paul advises the new church in Corinth and Christians everywhere of the existence of spiritual gifts. He tells us, “Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren I do not want you to be unaware” (1 Corinthians 12:1). He adds, “But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good” (1 Corinthians 12:7). One of his micro messages is for Christians to know who they are and why they are in the body of Christ as it relates to spiritual gifts. The New Testament is about the dispensation of the Holy Spirit who helps Christians to know and exercise their spiritual gifts.


WARRENSVILLE  | Sunday 9a  |   KB-Rm 208

EAST CLEVELAND  |  Sunday  11:15a |  Shaw HS

AKRON/CANTON | Sunday 11a | Classroom C

RUN THE RACE : BOOK OF PHILIPPIANS

~ 4 Weeks

Life as a follower of Christ is not a fifty-yard dash. It’s a marathon. God offers strength for the race, cold water to quench our thirst, and fresh legs when we grow weary. We never run alone. He is always right beside us cheering us on or ahead of us leading the way. Do you need energy and refreshment for the race of life? In Philippians, you will find all you need to run with strength and confidence. If you desire joy beyond measure, perseverance, a servant’s heart, hope for the future, a peace beyond understanding, and lasting contentment, look no further than Philippians.


WARRENSVILLE  |  Tuesday 7p  |   KB- Rm 208

AKRON/CANTON  | Saturday 11a  |  Classroom C

SECRETS OF THE VINE

~8 Weeks

this powerful follow-up to his bestseller The Prayer of Jabez, Dr. Bruce Wilkinson explores John 15 to show readers how to make maximum impact for God. Wilkinson demonstrates how Jesus is the Vine of life, discusses four levels of “fruit-bearing” (doing the good work of God), and reveals three life-changing truths that will lead readers to new joy and effectiveness in His kingdom. Secrets of the Vine opens reader’s eyes to the Lord’s Hand in their lives and uncovers surprising insights that will point them toward a new path of consequence for God’s glory.

Required Book:  Secrets of the Vine by Bruce Wilkinson (2001). Available at Christianbook.com


WARRENSVILLE  |  Sunday 9a  |   KB – Rm 210

EAST CLEVELAND | Sunday 11:15a | Shaw HS

AKRON/CANTON | Saturday 10a | Classroom B

SURVEY THE NEW TESTAMENT

~10 Weeks

This course approaches the New Testament in three helpful segments: the anticipation, institution, and fulfillment of the new covenant. Each of the 27 books of the NT are analyzed using charts and maps. The four gospels are presented and the life of Jesus Christ is presented chronologically. The book gives background material, including information on the 400 year period of time between the Old and New Testaments, groups such as the Pharisees as well as short discussions of specific subjects such as the issue of speaking in tongues. The book of Acts and the NT epistles are discussed and the study concludes with the book of Revelation where all that was lost in Eden will be restored.

Required book: Survey of the New Testament: Student Edition by Paul N. Benware (2004)


WARRENSVILLE    |  Tuesday 7p  |   KB-RAV Room

AKRON/CANTON    |  Saturday 12p  |   Classroom B

THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO FASTING

~10 Weeks

God created the human body as a finely tuned instrument of enormous power, but it requires fuel to operate. Going without food for spiritual reasons is called fasting, a spiritual discipline with a long and important history in Christianity. When accompanied by earnest prayer, fasting demonstrates a believer’s sincerity to God. This course gives an overview of fasting from the Old and New Testaments and answers basic questions about fasting related to physical health, social interaction, spiritual warfare, and much more.

Required Book: The Beginner’s Guide to Fasting by Elmer L. Towns (2010)


EAST CLEVELAND    |  Sunday 11:15a  |   Shaw HS