Discipleship Classes

Discipleship Classes

Introduction

Discipleship classes are held Sunday Morning from 9:15-10:15 AM

They are designed to guide us in our spiritual growth and to train us in our discipleship of Jesus Christ. Based on Ephesians 4:12-15 our desire as a church is to equip the saints so that they may be mature, anchored in biblical truths, and growing up in every way into Christ, in order that they might be built up in love. Our prayer is that of Paul’s, “that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment... and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God” (Philippians 1:9-11).

Classes will run on a quarterly schedule in five tracks of study: Bible, Theology & History, Christian Disciplines, Relationships, and Leadership.

Schedule: June 3 - August 26

  • Bible - Ezekiel - (Teachers: Nathan Hunter & Corey Holtz)
    • Using the Knowing the Bible study guide we will look at Ezekiel's often confusing prophecies, and encourage each other to trust in the God who does not abandon his people but restores the repentant for his glory.
  • Theology - Church History Part 2 - (Teachers: Brian Joines & Todd Young)
    • A study of the history of the church from the Reformation to today.
  • Relationships - Good & Angry - (Teachers: Michael Britton & Jeremy Sumners)
    • Anger is our complex human response to things we perceive as wrong in a complex world, thus we must learn how to fruitfully and honestly deal with it. Using David Powlison's book, Good & Angry, we will undertake an in-depth exploration of the roots of anger, moral judgment, and righteous response by looking in a surprising place: God's own anger.
  • Leadership - Discipling in the Church - (Teachers: Chase Sears, Kirby O'Brien, Gary Yochum, & Jeremy Sumners)
    • This course is aimed at equipping teachers and community group leaders in the church. We'll explore the biblical mandate for discipleship in the church; how we carry this mandate out at Oak Park; and devote ourselves to specific training for teaching classes and leading community groups. Please note this class is a prerequisite to teach a class (children, student, or adults) or lead a community group at OPBC.

We also have a full schedule of classes for the year.

Register for a Class

Registration for the above classes opens Sunday, May 6th.

Complete the registration form or call the church office 812-283-9400.

Contact

For more information about our Discipleship Classes please visit the Welcome Center, or contact Kirby O'Brien.