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SUMMER 2019 CORE CLASSES

At our Old Hickory Blvd location, we offer classes in the template of Christian Living, Orthodoxy, Reach and Exposition (CORE). We do this through a rotating scope and sequence of standard semester-long modules of teaching on Sunday morning and Wednesday evenings. Registration is not required unless noted. 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

C – CHRISTIAN LIVING

Lessons in Faith and the Person of Jesus
The Inspirations class is for adults with special needs and seeks to develop community through fellowship, learning and parties. We invite anyone interested in befriending our adults with special needs to come and join us: you will be blessed!
Sunday mornings, 10–10:50 a.m. Location: E113
Teachers: Carl Sanders, Mark Petty and Mimi Sanders

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O – ORTHODOXY

The Parables
Why did Jesus teach in parables? They weren't just simple illustrations to help people understand—quite the contrary. He taught in parables to reveal and conceal the mysteries of the kingdom of God. Join us as we seek to understand the meaning behind the mystery of his parables.
Sunday mornings, 10–10:50 a.m. Location: Gathering Room
Teacher: Lee Eric Fesko 

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R – REACH

Foster Care Perspectives & Facts
Have you ever wondered about the multi-layered realities of foster care? Missional Community Fostering Hope Nashville is hosting a 4-week class allowing attendees to hear about, learn from, and come alongside current foster families as they care for children in the system. The class dates are July 7, July 14, July 21 and July 28.
Sunday mornings, 10–10:50 a.m. Location: Window Room
Teachers: Fostering Hope Nashville Missional Community

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E – EXPOSITION

A Study of Paul’s Letters to the Romans
A careful study of Paul’s great letter to the Roman church.
Sunday mornings, 10–10:50 a.m. Location: Meeting Room
Teachers: Pastor Todd Teller, Buz Graham and Jimmy Hodges.

Sweeter Than Honey: Trusting, Reading & Living the Bible
Have you ever held your Bible and felt a bit intimidated and disconnected? How do we make sense of such a big book, spanning so many cultures, contexts and characters? This "seminary-lite" course is designed to help you know and believe what the Bible says about itself, and how to understand and apply its life-giving message in your story.
Sunday mornings, 10–10:50 a.m. Location: Event Center
Teachers: Pastor David Filson, John Arndt.

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HOPE MINISTRIES COURSES

Elements of Biblical Counseling
How can I help others to address their personal struggles? How do I determine the core issues? How do I organize a session or know what homework to assign? This 4-week course offers guidance for these and other biblical counseling questions. Registration is required. Donations: $20 (scholarships available.)
Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., May 8-May 29
Thursdays, 12:30 p.m., May 9-May 30
Location:
Gathering Room
Teachers: Virginia Stewart, Ph.D. in Biblical Counseling; Pastor Todd Teller

Exam Prep Roundtable Mini-Course
Have you thought about writing the ACBC exams but put them off? Do you find them daunting? Come join us as we review each question and encourage one another, starting with the Theology exam. Registration is required. Donations: $5 (scholarships available.)
Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., June 5 & June 12
Thursdays, 12:30 p.m., June 6 & June 13

Location: Conference Room
Teachers: Virginia Stewart, Ph.D. in Biblical Counseling; Pastor Todd Teller

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CORE RESIDENT FACULTY:

John Arndt
Wilson Benton
Lee Eric Fesko
David Filson
Jimmy Hodges
Charles McGowan
Anderson Spickard
Todd Teller