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Studies

Studies are for you. Whether young or old, stay-at-home mom or corporate executive, single or married, man or woman—studies are for you. Studies give you a place to learn the Bible and grow with others so you become more like Jesus and are better equipped for the mission.

Fall 2018

Core studies are designed to equip both men and women with comprehensive biblical and theological training. Men's studies and women's studies offer an environment in which you can study God's Word and explore its application with other men and women.

Registration for all studies opens Sunday, Aug 26, and closes Thursday, Sept 6.

Questions? Email Jared Torres, director of spiritual formation, at jtorres@christaz.org.

Core Studies

How to Grow

Do you feel stagnant in your spiritual growth? This shouldn’t be the case. God intends for every Christian to grow to spiritual maturity. He gave us his Word so that we might know his will and he gave us his Spirit so that we might have his power in our quest to grow up into Jesus. This study will explore the basics of what the true Christian life is all about so that you can unlock the treasures God has for you in Christ.

7 weeks • Sundays, Sept 9–Oct 28 (except Oct 7) • 10:30–11:45 am • Room 147 • Teacher: Alex Ryals


Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus

Every disciple is a disciple-maker. But how do you go about the work of making disciples? What does it look like to help others follow Jesus and become more like him? In this study, learn the who, what, where, when, why, and how of discipling. Discover from the Bible how disciple-making relationships should function in the church, and how to make them a normal part of your everyday life.

7 weeks • Tuesdays, Sept 11–Oct 30 (except Oct 9) • 7–8:30 pm • Room 147 • Teacher: Jared Torres


Highlights of Our Heritage: A Crash Course in Church History

When you became a Christian, the history of Christianity became your history. Do you know your roots? There’s so much we can understand from history, so much we can understand about the present, so much we can understand about the future—if we’ll look to the past. This fly-by tour of church history will highlight the most important events, giving you a better grasp of the past so that you can play your part in a better, purer future.

7 weeks • Tuesdays, Sept 11–Oct 30 (except Oct 9) • 7–8:30 pm • Room 145 • Teacher: Stefan Wilson

 

Women's Study

God of Creation: A Study of Genesis 1–11

In the opening chapters of Genesis we learn essential truths about God as we watch Him bring light after darkness, order after chaos, and rest after toil—all through the power of His Word. In this video-based study with author and speaker Jen Wilkin, revisit familiar stories and historical figures, challenge your basic knowledge, and discover the meaning of the text in fresh ways. Only as the God of creation reveals himself through Scripture will you begin to understand yourself truly.

10 weeks • Tuesdays, Sept 11–Nov 27 (except Oct 9 and Nov 20) • 9:30–11 am • Room 145 • Facilitators: Renee Bailie and Chrissy Myal • Cost: $15 • Childcare available at additional cost

 

Men's Study

The Complete Husband

Join a small group of men to read and discuss The Complete Husband. In this book, experienced biblical counselor Lou Priolo delves deep into the skills, goals, and attitudes a God-honoring husband must develop, giving practical advice throughout. If you’ve ever wondered how to best protect, please, and lead your wife, how to communicate with her, how to disagree with her—even how to talk to her!—you will find comprehensive guidance here. Being a biblical husband is not for the faint of heart—but those who boldly follow God’s Word will reap great and lasting benefits in their marriages.

8 weeks • Purchase in advance: The Complete Husband by Lou Priolo

Scurei Group • Thursdays, Sept 20–Nov 15 (except Oct 11) • 6–7 am • Scurei Home (Gilbert Rd & Williams Field Rd) • Leader: Greg Scurei

Malloy Group • Fridays, Sept 14–Nov 9 (except Oct 12) • 6–7 am • Panera Bread (Gilbert Rd & 202) • Leader: Tim Malloy

Moore Group • Saturdays, Sept 15–Nov 10 (except Oct 13) • 9–10 am • Moore Home (Warner Rd & Dobson Rd) • Leader: Dave Moore