Adult Equipping Classes Offered At Woodland Park Baptist

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Sunday Adult Equipping Classes begin Sunday, Jan. 12, at 6 p.m. at Woodland Park Baptist Church, 6735 Standifer Gap Road. 

Jesus the One and Only, Beth Moore study (book cost $17.50)

his study is based on Luke’s gospel and allows the student to get a fresh glimpse, led by Debbie Bates and meets in room 167. 

Living God’s Will – Following God (book cost $9)

This study takes a fresh look at determining God’s will in all matters. Living God’s Will provides resources that will allow a better decision to be made at the crossroads of our lives. This group is led by Carey Dean, Eddie Rasnake, and Carl Willis and meets in room 135. 

Luke –Pt. 1 (PUP) (book cost $27.50)

The new year is the perfect time to walk through the events in Jesus’ life in the Gospel of Luke. This study is led by BJ and David Lawson and meets in room 159. 

Mission Life

Mission Life is a must for those wanting to increase their understanding of world mission. It includes visits from missionaries sharing their call, their cultural experiences, and the blessings and struggles of daily life on the field. There are also reports from short-term mission teams of the Woodland Park sharing how God worked during their trip. The time ends with prayer for our missionaries, the world-wide body of Christ, and unreached people groups. This group is led by Larry Frick and meets in room 169. 

Victory over Darkness (book cost $10 and is payable to Dr. Ken Martin)

This study will enable you to better understand your identity in Christ and to stand against the evil of the world. This study is led by Dr. Ken and Lyn Martin and meets in room 156. 

Wednesday Adult Equipping Classes begin at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 15.

Divorce Care (book cost $15)

"Divorce Care" is a series of support groups and seminars conducted by people who understand what you are experiencing. More importantly, you’ll learn how to deal with the pain of your past and look forward to rebuilding your life. This class will utilize videos, as well as group discussion. This study is led by Vicki Jackson and meets in room 166. 

Lord, Teach Me How to Study the Bible in 28 Days (book cost $7)

This class for women is led by Tommye Hammel and will meet in room 152. 

Message of Grace 

Join us for an expository study of God’s Word as the Grace Message is unfolded. This class is led by Bruce Daugherty and meets in room 155.

That the World May Know, The Promised Land (book cost $7.25) 

This study by Ray Vander Laan is focused on understanding the Bible in light of its historical and cultural context highlighting God’s call for His people to be a transforming influence on their culture. The first study will concentrate on the Promised Lane. This study for women is led by Nikki Bautista and meets in room 169.

Beginning Jan. 22, Bubbaland: Galatians, Pt. 1 (chapters 1-3)
Welcome to the book of Galatians.

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The Many Lessons I Learned From Helen McDonald Exum

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