Classes

Forming the Faithful

Our word “disciple” comes from the Greek word mathétés, which primarily means “learner.” While discipleship at Peace Church means much more than just learning “head knowledge,” we have to acknowledge that learning about and from Jesus is a primary way through which we become more faithful disciples.

Peace Church Classes are one way in which we engage in such learning, diving deeper into the Bible, theology, history, and culture in a thoughtful, discussion-oriented way.

View this year’s upcoming classes below and join us on Sundays from 5:30–7:00 PM in Room 207.

2019-2020 Classes

In the midst of mess and chaos, the promises of God often seem missing, or at least distant. But God is radically committed to his promises and his people–even in times of darkness. The book of Esther portrays such a moment, illustrating how God can use messy people, places, and moments to bring about redemption and fulfill his promises. Join us for a four-week study on this incredible book—starting on Sunday, February 9, at 5:30 PM in Room 202—and see how God’s faithfulness to work in and through his people can bring purpose out of chaos.

PAST CLASSES

Option 1: How to do devotions with your family

January 12 – 26, 2019

Leading your family in faithfulness is a tough task— ask any parent! One practical way that families build their family life around the cross of Jesus Christ is through regular family devotional time–a time to regroup and center around God’s word. But how do we actually do this? Where do we start? The practical steps to implementing and leading a new habit of family devotions are lost on many of us. Join us for a three-week workshop this January for an in-depth look at how our families can begin to practice this critical discipline.

Option 2: Your Scene / God’s Story

January 12 – 26, 2019

Where’s my place? What’s my purpose? Where is all of this going? Our short lives can seem insignificant in the face of a vast universe, just one tiny moment on an ever expanding time line of human history. But the good news is that the Bible gives us a different story–not one of random events, but a purposeful, cohesive story with a beginning, middle, and end. Join us for this three-week class as we open our Bibles to see the grand, overarching narrative that God has written for human history and see how we can respond to his invitation to be apart of that story.

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How God Saves Rebels
(Past: October 13–November 24)

God saved me. These are perhaps the first words of a newborn Christian. But what do they mean? How did they happen? In this series, we’ll explore the Bible’s teaching about how precisely God rescues sinful people and why it matters for your life everyday.

Week 1: Introduction
Week 2: Total Depravity
Week 3: Irresistible Grace
Week 4: Unconditional Election
Week 5: Limited Atonement (Audio Only)
Week 6: Perseverance of the Saints

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Tough Questions the World is Asking
(Past: September 15–October 6)

One of the leading reasons Christians say they don’t share about their faith with others is that they are afraid of being asked tough questions. In this series, we’ll look at four questions the world is asking and consider how Christians can respond in truth and love.

Week 1: How Can God and Evil Co-Exist?
Week 2: How Can There be Just One Way? 
Week 3: Doesn’t Science Explain Everything?
Week 4: Aren’t Christians All Hypocrites?