Adult Equipping Classes Offered At Woodland Park Baptist

Thursday, January 2, 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.

Steve Ellison: The Importance Of Words

The first 11 verses of James chapter 3 tell of the power of the tongue.  Mostly they describe the wickedness and destructive power of our speech.  Sadly, these verses point out our inability to keep our tongues in check and the wretched consequences of our words.  These ideas were not original with James.  He was only reiterating what he had certainly heard from ... (click for more)

Bob Tamasy: Resisting And Rejecting The 80:20 Rule

Have you heard of the so-called “80:20 Rule”? It’s the notion that in nearly every organization, about 80 percent of the work is done by 20 percent of the people. Meaning, of course, the other 80 percent of the folks perform only 20 percent of the work. I suppose some consider it their labor-saving strategy. Apparently this has been documented by statistical methodology, but ... (click for more)

Clara Edwards Gets 20-Year Sentence In Death Of Foster Child In Catoosa County

A Catoosa County woman on Monday was sentenced to serve 20 years in prison in connection with the death of a foster child. Clara Louise Edwards entered a guilty plea to voluntary manslaughter as a lesser included offense of felony murder before Judge Ralph Van Pelt. Ms.  Edwards was indicted in July of 2014 by the Catoosa County Grand Jury for malice murder, ... (click for more)

Cleveland City Council Unanimously Approves Contract For New City Manager; Fivas To Make $140,000

The Cleveland City Council has unanimously approved a contract with Joe Fivas  as the next city manager. The council also created a new position, assistant city manager/chief financial officer. It is now one of two assistant city manager positions. Assistant City Manager Melinda Carroll will continue her management role with the title of assistant city manager/operations. ... (click for more)

General Bell: Chattanooga Needs The Coolidge Medal Of Honor Heritage Center - And Response (3)

I'm pleased and indeed compelled to let you know a bit more about the exciting and most honorable "Charles H. Coolidge Medal of Honor Heritage Center" planned for Coolidge Park.     Here's what the Heritage Center will be:  It will be a fitting capstone for Chattanooga's Coolidge Park on Northshore in downtown Chattanooga.  While this exceptional Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Pat Summitt’s Dash

In 1996 a woman named Linda Ellis wrote one of life’s most beautiful poems. Called “The Dash,” its first two verses read like this: “I read of a man who stood to speak at the funeral of a friend. He referred to the dates on the tombstone from the beginning…to the end. “He noted that first came the date of birth and spoke the following date with tears, but he said what ... (click for more)