Discipleship Studies for Spring 2018 

Precept Upon Precept: Ezekiel, Parts 1 & 2

God appointed Ezekiel as a watchman to warn his people of coming judgment. Seeing visions and performing signs, he called individuals to turn from wickedness to righteousness because God takes no pleasure in the death of the wicked. How does this message of Ezekiel apply to you? Are you grieved about the sin everywhere you look? Do you long for justice? Book by Kay Arthur.

Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. beginning January 11

Entrusted

This study will encourage you to guard what God has entrusted to you, further His kingdom by sharing Christ with others, and pour into future generations just as Paul once mentored Timothy. Because in this journey of joy and hardship, we need each other to stay the course and live a life of faithfulness. Book by Beth Moore.

Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. beginning January 11—for women only

Boundaries

Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. A boundary is a personal line that marks those things for which we are responsible. They can be physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. In other words, boundaries define who we are and who we are not. Book by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend.

Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. beginning January 11—for women only
Sundays at 4:30 p.m. beginning January 14—for women and men

Armor of God

An  invisible war rages around you — felt throughout every aspect of your life. A devoted, devilish enemy seeks to wreak havoc on everything that matters to you: your heart, your mind, your marriage, your children, your relationships, your resilience, your dreams, your destiny. Book by Priscilla Shirer.

Sundays at 4:30 p.m. beginning January 14—for women only

33 The Series: A Man and His Work - Vol. 4

God created man to work, and His Word instructs men on how to engage and enjoy work.This Bible study provides insight into some of the ways men can find both their best fit and fulfillment in work. The study acknowledges the tensions and obstacles that men face in their work-lives and helps them move beyond the frustrations and dead ends. Book by Men’s Fraternity.

Sundays at 4:30 p.m. beginning January 14—for men only

Pray Like This

Prayer is the most dynamic discipline in the life of a believer. Yet it may be the most misunderstood and the least taught. This six-session study shows believers that following Jesus’ Model Prayer will lead them to fall more in love with God and grow in their desire to engage in conversation with Him. Book by Steve Gaines.

Sundays at 4:30 p.m. beginning January 14

Gripped by the Greatness of God

When was the last time you were completely overwhelmed with who God is or how He showed up in your life? If that is a far-too-distant memory, engage in this study through the book of Isaiah. You can re-discover what makes God awesome, sovereign, holy, wonderful, and worthy of our worship. Book by James MacDonald.

Sundays at 4:30 p.m. beginning January 14

Step By Step Through the New Testament

This course helps you build a framework for understanding and interpreting the New Testament. It  teaches biblical background material needed for a lifetime of meaningful Bible study. It also helps you respond to God as He speaks to you through His Word.

Sundays at 4:30 p.m. beginning January 14

First Look

Led by Pastor Steve Horn, First Look examines the history, beliefs, and opportunities for ministry at First Baptist Lafayette. Designed for prospective and new members, this course is a single fast-paced two-hour session offered several times each year.

A single two hour session offered three times
Sunday - January 21, March 18, and May 20  at 5:30 p.m.

FAITH

Have you ever wanted to share your faith but were not sure how to do it? FAITH Evangelism Training will give you confidence to know what to say and how to say it.

To learn more about the upcoming FAITH semester, join us for an informational meal, Tuesday, January 9 at 6:00 p.m.
Weekly sessions Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. beginning January 16

For Youth, Children and Preschool

YOUTH

Youth Discipleship in 2018 begins with DNOW Weekend, January 12-14. This year’s theme is “Growing a Faith That Lasts.” Call 593-3654 to sign up for DNOW. Discipleship  groups will continue weekly each Sunday.

DNOW Weekend January 12-14, then
Sundays at 4:30 p.m. beginning January 21

CHILDREN: Bible Drill

Helps children in grades 1- 6 increase their knowledge of the Bible, develop skills in effectively handling the Bible, learn how to apply the Bible to their life, and to begin developing memory skills. 

Sundays at 6:00 p.m. beginning January  7

PRESCHOOL: B.L.A.S.T.

Preschoolers will have a lot of fun on Sunday nights with B.L.A.S.T. - Bible Learning and Singing Together.

Sundays at 6:00 p.m. beginning January 7

 

Scott McKenzie
Minister of Education 
337-593-3665