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Discipleship Classes

 

Mid-Week Discipleship Classes

Discipleship Classes begin January 10. Most classes are on Wednesday night at 6 on our Jackson Campus unless otherwise stated.

Please register here for the discipleship class you'd like to join so we know you're coming!

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Dr. Jett’s Bible Study
Leader: Dr. Phil Jett // Room: JFC 106/107 // Cost: Free
Join our Pastor Emeritus, Dr. Phil Jett, this fall as he teaches through the Acts 13-28.

Pray Like This (STARTING JANUARY 17th)
Author: Steve Gaines
Leaders: Pastor Jordan Easley and Paul Priddy // Room:  JFC 101 // Cost: $10
Prayer is the most dynamic discipline in the life of a believer. In this study you'll see the significance of starting your prayers by acknowledging God as Father. You'll learn what it means for His name to be recognized as holy. You'll discover what you're asking God to do when you pray for His kingdom to come and His will to be done. You'll see what Jesus meant when He told us to ask God for daily bread. You'll understand the importance of asking for forgiveness in your prayers. The study ends by emphasizing the need to ask God to deliver us from the evil one.

Rooted 101: A Transformed Life
Leader: Jay Cashion // Room: WC 117 // Cost: Free
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.

Sacred Marriage
Authors: Gary Thomas
Leaders: Keith and Glynda Williams // Room: WEB 206 // Cost: $5
Sacred Marriage doesn't just offer techniques to make a marriage happier. It does contain practical tools, but what married Christians most need is help in becoming holier husbands and wives. Sacred Marriage offers that help with insights from Scripture, church history, time tested wisdom from Christian classics, and examples from today's marriages. In this six-session Bible study, you will see how God can use marriage as a discipline and a motivation to reflect more of the character of Jesus.

Men of Armor
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

MOA // Other Times // Offsite
Leader: Jason Shultz // Thursdays at 8 PM // 731.571.8312
Leader: Steve Wilson // 1st & 3rd Friday at 6 AM // 731.343.3262
Leader: Travis Martin // 2nd & 4th Thursday 6:30 PM // 731.694.5039
Leader: Mike Seals (North Campus) // 1st & 3rd Thursday // 731.499.2330

Monday & Tuesday Studies

All Things New
Author: Kelly Minter
Leader: Monda King // Room: The Hub in the Inn // Date/Time: Monday at 9:30 am // Cost: $13
Over 8 sessions, Kelly Minter will lead you through the Letter of 2 Corinthians, exploring the anchoring truths of bearing treasures in jars of clay, meeting Christ through a pressing thorn, opening wide your heart in the midst of hurtful relationships, and what it means to embrace the lost and lonely as ministers of the new covenant. Each of us has a message to proclaim and live by: Because of Jesus the old has gone, the new has come

Come to the Water (Jackson Area Community Bible Study) 
Leaders: Carol Bivens & Marketia Jenkins // Room: The Hub in the Inn // Date/Time: Tuesday at 10 am // Cost: Free
Have you ever been disappointed? Join Carol and Marketia as they explore six different areas where we experience disappointment. These include: disappointment of the dream, a position, the ministry, a failure, expectations and by comparison.

Malachi
Author: Lisa Harper
Leader: Melody Kelly // Room: WEB 130 // Date/Time: Tuesday at 6:30 pm // Cost: $15
Even on your worst day, God won't leave you. Know God's unchanging love in a new way through the Book of Malachi. No matter how many times we mess up, God loves His broken people. Women taking this Bible study will gain a fresh perspective on the Book of Malachi. It's more than a book in the Bible about tithing. Lisa brings the Scripture to life through dynamic storytelling.

Wednesday Studies

iMom (9:15am and 5:45pm)
Leaders: Audra Easley & Lanae Hedstrom // Room: The Hub Room in The Inn // Cost: $25
iMom is a Bible Study/Mentorship group that exists to help moms find FREEDOM in who they are, where they are, and what their purpose is.  It’s a group for moms of all ages with kids of all ages.  You can go as in-depth with iMom as you want.  We will offer time to fellowship, Bible Study, ask a mentor, craft, and if you need, time to just relax.  The cost is $25 (per semester) and includes childcare (kids 6wks-5th grade), a Bible Study Book, and an activity fee. 

Marriage Without Regrets
Author: Kay Arthur
Leaders: Juanita Talley // Room: WEB 202 // Cost: $24
“This book isn't about how to have a perfect marriage, or to change our spouses," says Kay. "It's about having the kind of marriage where you can stand before God and say, 'Lord, I was all that You intended me to be.' Only when we make that kind of commitment can we truly have a marriage without regrets”

God of Creation: A Study of Genesis 1-11
Author: Jen Wilken
Leader: Kelly Elliott // Room: WEB 130 // Cost: $15
The opening lines and chapters of Genesis teach us fundamental truths about God. We watch Him bring light after darkness, order after chaos, and rest after toil-all through the power of His Word. Over 10 sessions of verse-by-verse study, dive into the first 11 chapters of Genesis by following three critical stages of understanding: comprehension, interpretation, and application. As God reveals Himself through Scripture, we can only begin to understand ourselves when we first glimpse the character, attributes and promises of our Creator.

Ruth
Leader: Melisa Summar // Room: WEB 129 // Cost: Free
The book of Ruth highlights how God’s people experience His sovereignty, wisdom, and covenant kindness.  These often come disguised in hard circumstances and are mediated through the kindness of others.  Redemption is bound to kindness and is at the heart of the story.  Ruth is a woman who rose from obscurity to riches, a young widow, a faithful daughter-in-law, a devout worshiper, a humble gleaner, and an honored mother.

Come to the Water (Jackson Area Community Bible Study)
Leader: Carol Bivens // Room: WEB 131 // Cost: Free
Have you ever been disappointed? Join Carol as she explores six different areas where we experience disappointment. These include: Disappointment of the Dream, A Position, The Ministry, A Failure, Expectations and By Comparison.

We Saved You a Seat
Author: Lisa Jo Baker
Leader: Tammy Valdivia // Room: WEB 132 // Cost: $13
In today’s busy world, we’re wired to appear “fine”, warding off authenticity and shielding ourselves from judgement. We hide behind the hum of busyness to escape intimate friendships with the women of God has placed in our lives. But we do want a seat at the table. We yearn for authentic relationships and the opportunity to be the opposite of “fine” with people who cheer for us. But comparison, envy, and entitlement often stop us from pulling out a chair at the table. Friendship can be hard, making new friends even harder, and maintaining genuine friendship the hardest of all. Nothing shapes us like the impact of a friend- it’s how Jesus radically and intimately connects with us. So instead of chasing perfection, overcome your fear of being known and find the courage to connect.

 

Women

Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles
Leader: Rebecca Smith // Location: Medina // Date/Time: Every other Tuesday at 9 am // Cost: $17
In this life-giving book, Paul Tripp offers parents much more than a to-do list. Instead, he presents us with a big-picture view of God’s plan for us as parents. Outlining fourteen foundational principles centered on the Gospel, he shows we need more than the latest parenting strategy or list of techniques. Rather, we need the rescuing grace of God-grace that has the power to shape how we view everything we do as parents. Freed from the burden of trying to manufacture life-change in our children’s hearts, we can embrace a grand perspective of parenting overflowing with version, purpose and joy. For more details/directions please contact Rebecca at: rebecca_smith01@hotmail.com.

Be Comforted (Isaiah): Feeling Secure in the Arms of God
Author: Warren Wiersbe
Leader: Stephanie and Jade Gilley // Location: MMS Art Room // Date/Time: Wednesday at 6:00 pm // Cost: $10
For anyone who thinks that comfort is equivalent to pity and that it is only priceless to those who need an emotional crutch, best-selling author Warren Wiersbe applies the words of the prophet Isaiah to prove that God's comfort is no such thing. The word comfort actually translates "to repent" in Hebrew; our English translation, however, adds another dimension to the word since it originated from two Latin words meaning "with strength."

 We Saved You a Seat
Author: Lisa Jo Baker
Leader: Tammy Valdivia // Location: Medina // Cost: $13
In today’s busy world, we’re wired to appear “fine”, warding off authenticity and shielding ourselves from judgement. We hide behind the hum of busyness to escape intimate friendships with the women of God has placed in our lives. But we do want a seat at the table. We yearn for authentic relationships and the opportunity to be the opposite of “fine” with people who cheer for us. But comparison, envy, and entitlement often stop us from pulling out a chair at the table. Friendship can be hard, making new friends even harder, and maintaining genuine friendship the hardest of all. Nothing shapes us like the impact of a friend- it’s how Jesus radically and intimately connects with us. So instead of chasing perfection, overcome your fear of being known and find the courage to connect. For more details/directions please email Tammy at: rvandtv@hotmail.com.

Men

Men of Armor
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.

Leader: Mike Seals (North Campus) // 1st & 3rd Thursday // 731.499.2330

Divorce Care (STARTING JANUARY 17th)
Leaders:  Jacky & Tommie Campbell // Room: JFC 102 // Cost: $15
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.

Celebrate Recovery (Every Friday @ 6:30 pm)
Leader:  Chris Smith // Room: The Warehouse // Cost:  Free
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.