LifeCourses

 LifeCourses, a.k.a. Christian discipleship, are short-term (6–12 week) weekday small group studies designed to help you learn about and grow deeper in your knowledge of God. Our January season begins the week of January 10 unless otherwise noted in class descriptions.

"And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight." Philippians 1:9

Some courses will be offered via Zoom, as indicated below by "available online"  - so whether you plan on attending in person or online, please register so we can reserve you a seat or send you digital meeting details.
We're excited to learn and grow with each of you!

 

Wednesday Night LifeCourses

Battle Plan for Prayer

6:30 pm | Room A172 | AVAILABLE ONLINE
$16 | 17 Sessions

Develop a deeper walk with God as you seek the Lord for your battles first. This study equips believers to create their own prayer strategy and be specific and strategic in prayer. We’ll focus on topics including: what prayer is and is not, why God wants us to pray, specific areas of prayer, specific strategies for prayer, and more. Teaching: Barbara Clark, Don and Lynda Poole

Chosen

6:30 pm | Room A295 | AVAILABLE ONLINE
$13 | 11 Sessions

Being chosen by Jesus has beautiful and far-reaching implications—although it says even more about the Chooser than the chosen. We are loved because He is love. We are saved because He is merciful. We belong to the family of God because Jesus invites us, making the Bible and all its promises as true for us today as it was for God’s chosen people. Teaching: David Meriwether

Common Sense Apologetics

6:30 pm | Room A276
Free | 17 Sessions

In this introductory class, we will learn Common Sense Apologetics and focus on equipping Christians at any level with the tools, knowledge, and confidence to always be ready to disciple and explain their hope as a believer and defend the Truth gently and respectfully.  Apologetics is in no way apologizing, but Christians Living Unashamed in their Faith and Hope (1 Peter 3:15). Drawing from standard models of apologetics (Classical, Evidentialist, Epistemology, Cumulative, Presuppositional, and Fideist), we will explore the fundamental reasons and oppositions of theology, philosophy, and science that begins and ends with God’s Word. Teaching: Jon Hartman

Connect - Ladies

6:30 pm | Room A181 
Free | 17 Sessions

Women’s Ministry is offering a time when the ladies of BHBC can ‘Connect’. Time to share stories with each other, learn lessons and gain encouragement together as we navigate the challenges of life. Ladies are welcome to drop in each week. Teaching: CJ Crenshaw

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Defined: Who God Says You Are by Stephen & Alex Kendrick

6:30 pm | Room A296
$15 | 17 Sessions

Based upon powerful insights from the scriptural book of Ephesians, and seasoned with personal stories and practical wisdom, Defined challenges you to let the One who knows you best be the One who guides your heart the most. It’s time for all of us to live in the amazing light of His acceptance, abundance, and strength. Teaching: John Shipley

DivorceCare

6:15 pm | Room A179
$21 | 13 Sessions

Promotes healing & restoring balance to your life as you deal with the issues surrounding your separation or divorce. Please contact Gail for more information at . Teaching: Gail Gross, Tammy Poteet

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Ephesians

6:30 pm | Room A178
Free | 11 Sessions

Perhaps more than any other book of the Bible, Ephesians emphasizes the connection between sound doctrine and right practice in the Christian Life. We will learn how to live a healthy blend of believing “what is true” and doing “what is right.” Teaching: Pastor Alan Folsom

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Financial Peace University by Dave Ramsey

6:30 pm | Room A285
$100 | 9 Sessions

More than one million families have attended Financial Peace University with amazing results. On average, these families paid off $5,300 in debt and saved $2,700 in just the first 90 days! Stop worrying about money, and start your journey to Financial Peace today. Purchase your digital access kit HERE. Teaching: Chip Vincent

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GriefShare

GriefShare

6:30 pm | Room A171
$17 | 13 Sessions

This group will help you learn how to walk the journey of grief and be supported on the way. It is a place where hurting people find healing and hope. Please Contact Wanda for more information at . Teaching: Wanda Crane

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Live Unashamed - Ladies

Beginning Mar 2 | 6:30 pm | Room A293
$11 | 5 Sessions

Shame has no place in the purpose, plan, and destiny God has for us because shame lies to us, robs us of the freedom we long for, and shackles us in the prison of our past. In this study author and teacher Christine Caine weaves examples from her life with those of biblical characters who failed but overcame their shame to show how God heals us and redeems us. We are reminded that God is bigger than our mistakes, our inadequacies, our pasts, and our limitations. We have to believe God created us for a unique purpose, has a specific plan for us, and has a powerful destiny he wants us to fulfill. Teaching: Meghan Burton

UpLevel Your Marriage

6:30 pm | Room A290
$5 | 6 Sessions

How to experience the miraculous and avoid mediocre in your marriage. Weekly topics: Daly thinking, Daly Talking, Daly Touching, Daly Throwing, Daly Tackling, Daly Triumphs. Worksheets & Tools will be released released weekly. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Teaching: Kevin Daly

Old Testament Survey

6:30 pm | Room A275 | Available Online
Free | 11 Sessions

Learn the Old Testament in ways you probably never did before. You’ll connect the dots between the New Testament and Old Testament and learn how Jesus fits in from Genesis to Revelation. Teaching: Lew Hayberg

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Parenting thru Complex Cultural Issues

6:30 pm | Room A286
$18 | 6 Sessions

Do you ever feel ill equipped to talk about the cultural issues of our day? Designed to help you lead your children and teens in a confident and responsible way, this 6-session handbook will equip you to address topics children of all ages face, including: Gender issues, Suicide, depression, and anxiety, Pornography, Addiction and coping mechanisms, and other current cultural concerns. Give your kids a biblical worldview that will produce the next generation of culture shapers—not simply the next generation shaped by their culture. Teaching: Brandon and Mary Aldrich

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Special Needs Parenting

6:30 pm | Room A180
Free | 17 Sessions

This Bible Study allows parents to meet in a safe environment where they can be transparent as to the joys and challenges of parenting a child with special needs. This is a place where parents can laugh, cry and pray together. Teaching: Cindy Shoemaker

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Spiritual Warfare

6:30 pm | Room A291
$8 | 17 Sessions

This course will take an in-depth look at the battle every Christian is involved in every day.  We will look at who Satan is, how he works, what there is to know about demons, how we as Christians can stand against the devil’s schemes and how to live a life of victory. Teaching: Pastor Brian Foster

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Things You Never Learned In Sunday School - Religions

6:30 pm | Room A272 | Available Online
$5 | 17 Sessions

Ever wondered what motivates someone to knock at your door to hand you a “Watchtower” publication? How about those young adults taking two years of their lives after high school to ride bicycles, wearing white shirts and a tie? Is it true that the Muslim population is increasing at a disproportionate rate compared to Christians? Join Pastor Marty as he uses his practical teaching style to share surprising insights into other religions. Learn not just what they believe, but what should be your response to these people and their religions. Teaching: Pastor Marty Godfrey

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Where Do We Go From Here By David Jeremiah

6:30 pm | Room A182
$10 | 10 Sessions

It’s hard to ignore the prophetic signs playing out all around us. The “falling away” of the Church. The ravaging toll of pandemics. The silencing of Christians. The rise of globalism. A frail world economy. The fallout of socialism. Woke religion. Jerusalem’s prophetic role in the final days of this Earth. If we explore the plan and place of prophecy in Scripture, we can discover God’s purpose for all the chaos around us. And this should give us hope. Teaching: Craig Knox

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Witnessing in Today's World

6:30 pm | Room A294
Free | 11 Sessions

Witnessing in today’s world has changed from knocking on doors to conversations in everyday activities. In this class you’ll learn simple tools to help you in those conversations to use when God calls upon you to be His witness. Teaching: Alan Robinson and Bob Pank

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Ladies Weekday LifeCourses

The Unexplainable Church

Tuesdays  starting Jan 11 | 9:15 am | Room A291
$12 | 11 Sessions

Ladies Bible Study: The Unexplainable Church is a 10-week personal Bible Study of Acts 13-28 with five lessons a week for ten weeks. Each study provides biblical, theological, and historical insights along with thought-provoking discussion questions. By completing this study, you'll learn how God transforms average people, gathering them into a mighty force for Himself. Teaching: Mary Powers

Truthfilled

Wednesdays starting Jan 12 | 9:15 am | Room A291
$18 | 7 Sessions

Our culture would like us to believe that self help and worldly advice can fix life’s seasons of loneliness, suffering and failure.  The Bible tells us that only God is meant to fill us up and satisfy our soul.  In seven 5-to-10-minute video sessions, TruthFilled explores the encouraging truths found in the Book of Colossians about God’s character, our identity, and how our faith in Christ can bring hope to our discouraged souls. Teaching: Cheryl Farr and LeAnn Hoffman

Battle Plan for Prayer

Wednesdays starting Jan 12 9:15 am | Room A172
$16 | 17 Sessions

Develop a deeper walk with God as you seek the Lord for your battles first. This study equips believers to create their own prayer strategy and be specific and strategic in prayer. We’ll focus on topics including: what prayer is and is not, why God wants us to pray, specific areas of prayer, specific strategies for prayer, and more. Teaching: Barbara Clark and Lynda Poole

Letting God Be Enough

Fridays starting Jan 14 | 9:15 am | Room A172
$12 | 13 Sessions

Do you feel like you’re missing out on some secret other women know? Do you wonder why her faith seems so strong? Are you curious about how she finds success around every corner, or her marriage seems so happy? Do you wonder how she’s such a good mother? In a world where “never enough” is the norm, what do you do with those feelings of inadequacy? Are you enough? The answer is no . . . but your God certainly is. Step out in His power instead of your own and watch your confidence blossom because you're in the hands of I AM. Teaching: Lauren Kiszie

Precept

Fridays starting Jan 28 | 9:15 am | Room A291
Books for purchase via preorder | 17 Sessions

Precept Ministries establishes people in God’s Word using Inductive Bible Study. “Inductive” means we use the Bible as the primary source of study to learn about God and what the Bible teaches. Each season we will focus on different book(s) of the Bible to take an in depth focus on in ways you’ve never done before. Visit the media center for book details. Teaching: Sarah Elmer