Discipleship Classes


Mid-Week Discipleship Classes

Discipleship Classes begin October 3. Most classes are on Wednesday night at 6 on our Jackson Campus unless otherwise stated.

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Dr. Jett’s Bible Study
Leader: Dr. Phil Jett // Room: JFC 106/107 // Cost: Free
Description: Join our Pastor Emeritus, Dr. Phil Jett, for Bible Study.

Essentials of Discipline
Author: James Dobson
Leader: Dale and Christie Polk // Room: WEB 206 // Cost: $10
Description: Parenthood is one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences most of us will ever have! But in the middle of busy days, runny noses, and carpooling, we sometimes forget to enjoy the journey. 
Dr. James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, is here with answers, insight, and solutions to one of the biggest challenges every parent encounters: discipline. 

Essentials of Discipline features the most up-to-date research on parenting, humorous animated vignettes, “mom (and dad) on the street” interviews, and the kind of practical, approachable teaching that can only come from America’s most trusted authority on parenting issues, Dr. James Dobson.

Financial Peace
Leaders: Don Pafford & Eddie Sidwell // Room:  WEB 204
Description: Biblically based, common sense education and empowerment, which gives HOPE to everyone from the financially secure to the financially distressed.

Love, Sex, and Lasting Relationships
 Chip Ingram
Leaders: John and Teresa McCarley // Room: WEB 201 // Cost: $5
Description: In this series, Chip Ingram delivers God's prescription for building relationships that last for a lifetime. You'll discover that there is a better way to find love, stay in love and grow intimacy that stands the test of time. The study guide accompanies the ten-session DVD study.

Rooted 101: A Transformed Life
Leader: Jay Cashion // Room: WC 115 // Cost: Free
Description:  This 5-week class is designed to be one of the first steps of your faith journey. We will take you through some of the foundational truths of the Christian faith and help guide you along the path of a dynamic, faith-filled walk with Christ! New believers and all those who would like to brush up on the basics are invited.

Biblical Life Principles: Gleanings From the Sermon On the Mount
Linn Stranak // Room:  JFC 105 // Cost:  Free
Description:  Join Dr. Linn Stranak as he walks through Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. In this study you will discover Biblical principles that can be practically implemented in your walk with Christ. 


Think Differently: Nothing is Different Until You Think Differently
Author: James McDonald
Leader: Stan Hall // Room: WEB 200 // Cost: $10
Description: Why do we lose our temper? Why do we tend to hurt those we care for most? How do families find themselves broken? The reason is often the way we think.

Men of Armor
Description: MOA exists to provide a fresh approach to support men by helping them reach their maximum potential as the spiritual leaders of their home, church, and community. MOA leads men through Scripture, Bible studies, personal testimonies, and open discussions that are relevant and pertinent to a man’s life in today’s culture. 

MOA // Wednesday 6 PM // All ages
Leader: Todd Austin // Room: Annex 100 // Cost: Free

MOA // Wednesday 6 PM // Young Men (20’s)  
Leader: Drew Sutton // Room: WEB 123 // Cost: Free


Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday Night Studies

Steadfast Love
Lauren Chandler
Leader: Monda King // Room: The Panel Room at the Inn // Date/Time: Monday @ 9:30 am // Cost: $13
Description: There are times when worship overflows easily and effortlessly from a heart full of gratitude and praise. Yet, there are other times when God seems far and we feel we have nothing left to offer. We are tired, or thirsty, or imprisoned in our own chains through our own devices, or caught in the waves of a tumultuous sea. This is when God shows us His steadfast love.

Come to the Water
Leaders: Carol Bivens & Marketia Jenkins // Room: The Hub at the Inn // Date/Time: Tuesday @ 10 am // Cost:  Free
Description: Join us each week for a deeper look at God’s Word. 

Psalm 23 - Starts September 25
Author: Jennifer Rothschild
Leader: Melody Kelly // Room: WEB 130 // Date/Time: Tuesday @ 6 pm // Cost: $13
Description: The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. Many women know Psalm 23 by heart but haven’t experienced its power in their lives. This beloved psalm can breathe new life into women who are weary and unsure of their next steps. It’s more than a psalm that comforts in death; it gives confidence in life.

Wednesday Studies

iMOM  - 9:30 am - Wednesdays
Leaders: Lanae Hedstrom // Room: JFC 101 // Cost: $10
Description: iMOM is a Bible Study/Mentorship group that exists to help moms find FREEDOM in who they are, and what their purpose is.  It’s a group for moms of all ages with kids of all ages. Offers time for fellowship, Bible Study, ask a mentor, craft, and time to just relax. The first 6 weeks, the group will be working through the short study by Kay Arthur, Having a Real Relationship with God.

Red Sea Rules
 Robert J. Morgan
Leader: Debbie Duck and Kippi Jordan // Room: WEB 203 // Cost: $10
Description: Ten rules of dealing with dilemmas and discouragements – a divine protocol for handling life. Red Sea Rules has been updated with new study questions. Life is hard, especially for Christians. It is certain that we will face difficulties, and that God will allow them, as He allowed the Israelites to become trapped between Pharaoh's rushing armies and the uncrossable Red Sea. But just as certain is the fact that the same God who led us in will lead us out. As The Red Sea Rules makes comfortingly clear, He is in control.Using the Israelites' story in Exodus 14 as an example, Robert Morgan offers ten sound strategies for moving from fear to faith. Just as Moses and the Israelites found themselves caught between "the devil and the deep Red Sea," so are we sometimes overwhelmed by life's problems. The Red Sea Rules reveals that even in the midst of seemingly impossible situations God promises to make a way for us. His loving guidance will protect us through danger, illness, marital strife, financial problems, or whatever challenges Satan places in our path.

Attributes of God
Melisa Summar //Room: WC 117// Cost: Free
Description: Bring your Bible and a journal and enjoy learning about the attributes of God. 

Jennifer Rothschild
Leader: Juanita Talley // Room: WEB 130// Cost: $13
Description: The Book of Hosea is a deeply personal and passionate love story, yet it’s a difficult story. As an account full of harsh judgment unfolds, we find in its midst a rare gem: the truest and purest of loves. Hosea, an old-testament prophet, preached his own life message using his marriage as the sermon illustration. This study of Hosea looks deeply at that message. You’ll be guided to understand, but more especially to apply, the message of the prophet of love. Hosea showers us with hope and points to the coming of the promised Messiah. Be amazed by the love of Hosea for his wayward spouse—and more amazed by the unfailing love of God for His wayward people.

Jessica LaGrone
Leader: Hannah Matlock // Room: WEB 202// Cost: $13
Description: Every name tells a story. Names in Scripture were often given to tell the story of a person’s identity, upbringing, or character. When God transforms lives, He often brings more than we bargained for: new identities, new journeys, even new names.Namesake is a six-week Bible study that explores the transformational power of God through the stories of biblical characters who met God and whose lives and names were changed forever. As you meet Abraham and Sarah, Jacob, Naomi, Daniel, Peter, and the unnamed woman, you will discover that God wants to be just as intimately involved in your story, offering an identity that shines with the purpose for which you were created.



Psalm 23 
 Jennifer Rothschild
Leader: Stephanie Kail and Jade Gilley // Cost: $13
Description: The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. Many women know Psalm 23 by heart but haven’t experienced its power in their lives. This beloved psalm can breathe new life into women who are weary and unsure of their next steps. It’s more than a psalm that comforts in death; it gives confidence in life.

Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family
 Paul David Tripp
Leader: Tammy Valdivia and Rebecca Smith // Cost: $13
Description: In Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family, author Paul David Tripp explores 14 practical and gospel-centered principles that will help parents see their role through the lens of God's Word and change the way they interact with their children. Principles include grace, identity, lies, authority, foolishness, and character.

For Women Only
Shaunti Feldhahn
Leader: Bonnie Holmes and Emily Gamble //Cost: $12
Description: What's going on in a man's mind? From their early days, every woman has struggled to understand why males behave the way they do. Even long–married women who think they understand men have only scratched the surface. Beneath a man's rugged exterior is an even more rugged, unmapped terrain. What bestselling author Shaunti Feldhahn's research reveals about the inner lives of men will open women's eyes to what the men in their life – boyfriends, brothers, husbands, and sons – are really thinking and feeling. Men want to be understood, but they're afraid to "freak out" the women they love by confessing what is happening inside their heads. This book will guide women in how to provide the loving support that modern men want and need.


This group will meet at the North Campus on Wednesday nights starting at 6 p.m.
Led by Mike Seals, Tosh Newman, Phillip Kemper, and Tony Parsons


Celebrate Recovery (Tuesdays at 6:30 PM, starting September 4)
Leader: Chris Smith // Location: East Campus // Cost:  Free
Description:  If you or someone you know is struggling with life’s hurts, hang-ups or habits, come join us for a Christ-centered recovery program.  The purpose of Celebrate Recovery is to provide fellowship and celebrate God’s healing power in our lives through eight recovery principles and the Christ-centered 12 steps.  

Divorce Care
Leaders:  Jacky & Tommie Campbell // Room: JFC 102 // Cost: $15
Description: Divorce Care is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone.