2017, Fall Class Descriptions
Speech for Christian Workers. One of the worst fears in America today is the fear of public speaking. This course will help to reduce your fear and give you confidence before an audience. It will also help you think on your feet. Communication is one of the most valuable traits you can achieve. Heroic speech is coming your way. Come be with us on Monday evenings at 7:00 P.M.
Joshua through 2 Samuel. Moses has died and God uses another faith-filled leader to lead his people to secure the Promised Land to fulfill His promise to His people. This class will explore the conquest of Canaan, the ups and downs of the time of the Judges, the family experience of Ruth, the beginning of the monarchy, and several fascinating characters from Joshua and Caleb to Deborah, Gideon, and Samson to Eli, Samuel, Saul, and David. Join us as we explore some rich Biblical texts.
The Synoptics (3) The Parables of Jesus. Jesus is considered one of the greatest teachers who has ever lived. His influence has changed the world and His ability to use a story to teach eternal truths was amazing. Come and see how his parables challenge and redirect us in positive ways.
The Gospel According to Mark. The second of the gospels. Usually thought to be the first to be written. It is concise and informative. The story of Christ and His personal ministry will increase your faith and help you to grow in grace and knowledge. Northside Church of Christ on 29th Street Wednesday mornings at 10:00AM.
Christian Counseling 101. This class is an analysis of some of the counseling problems and methods for helping people to solve their problems from a Christian perspective. Both novices to counseling and those with years of counseling experience are welcome to come and contribute.
Christian Spiritual Formation. In Romans 8:29, the Apostle Paul says, "For those God forenew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters." This class challenges students to conform to the image of Christ. It identifies the various avenues God uses to transform people. It defines what a Christian spiritual life looks like. The desire for a Christian sort of life does not appear out of thin air. It involves various Christian spiritual disciplines that this class will discuss. Come and grow with us.