equipping people for life

Equipping U is designed to provide a small group experience for adults to dig deeper into a specific area of our faith life.

These areas are related to the spiritual disciplines of Abiding in Christ, Living By God’s Word, Praying in Faith, Building Godly Relationships, Witnessing to the World, and Ministering to Others.

Groups are offered each Fall/Winter and Spring semester and designed for women, men, and married adults.

“practice these things; be committed to them, so that your progress may be evident to all”.

1 Timothy 4:15

Fall 2017

Isaiah: Our God Saves
Teacher: Pastor Doug Echols
Type: Co-Ed
Room: Fellowship Hall
This fall Pastor Doug will continue his verse by verse study of the entire book of Isaiah, taking a close look at the relationship between God and His people of Israel through the words of the prophet, Isaiah.

ApParent Privilege
Teacher: Dawson Bailey
Type: Co-Ed
Room: S-12
Book Cost: $15.00
Parents have the greatest privilege of their lives literally in front of them every day: their children. Pointing their children to Christ, modeling faith, encouraging with words, and showing unfailing love isn’t a burden. It s a privilege. Apparent Privilege will arm parents with biblical understanding and up-to-the-minute research to show them the unparalleled opportunity they have to be the primary influence of their children. It will give parents a biblical view of parenting, answer questions and concerns we all have, and help them understand how Christian parenting must become more than taking your children to church. In short, this book will equip a parent live a life where the difference is apparent.

Intimacy With God (Faith Bible College)
Teacher: Dr. Hap Struthers & David Bates
Type: Co-Ed
Room: R-11
Book Cost: $5.00 (Through FBC)
"Intimacy With God" will focus on the names and attributes of God, drawing upon the appellations used in the Old Testament. Dr. Struthers is the founding president of Faith Bible College, and a long time OT Professor and Hebrew scholar. The class will be two hours a week and run for eight weeks. There will be a $25 registration fee, and course materials may be purchased from the Faith Bible College for $5.00. (Class presented by the Faith Bible College)

Financial Peace University
Teacher: Joseph Speight
Type: Co-Ed
Room: R-6
Kit Cost: $93.00
"We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University (FPU) is that plan! It teaches God’s ways of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities, FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you’ve dreamed you could be.

This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more! The average family pays off $5,300 in debt and saves $2,700 in the first 90 days!"

Malachi by Lisa Harper
Teacher: Rhonda Robinson
Type: Women's
Room: S-14
Book Cost: $13.00
Even on your worst day, God won't leave you. Know God's unchanging love in a new way through the Book of Malachi with Lisa Harper's first LifeWay Women 8-session, video-driven Bible study. 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. (Tuesday Morning at 9:30am or Wednesday Evening)

Great Commission to Worship
Teacher: Hal Lloyd
Type: Co-Ed
Room: S-15
Book Cost: $10.00
This study helps believers to cultivate a discipleship approach that embraces the values of worship and evangelism. The Great Commission to go and make disciples occurs naturally in the life of a believer who follows the Great Commandment to “love God with all of your heart, soul, mind, and strength” (Mark 12:28-34). (Book: Worship and Witness by Wheeler and Whaley)

Be Right: Romans
Teacher: Phred Paul
Type: Men’s
Room: S-13
Book Cost: $11.00
This commentary explores the topics of salvation, justification, and the righteousness of God through a verse-by-verse study of Romans. Dr. Wiersbe expounds on Paul's explanation of how we are to live the Christian life.