First Baptist GeorgeTown

Spring 2017 Studies

Words With God: Invitation not Obligation
Leader: Multiple leaders
Starts: Wednesday night, March 22
Length: Four weeks
Time: 7:00-8:10 p.m.
Location: E1.204
Cost: Free
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You’re invited to continue to grow in learning more about prayer and being led through intentional prayer as a part of our Words With God sermon series. Each week you will be invited to engage in another aspect of prayer. We will walk through praying for the lost, prayer in confession and repentance, praying for the church and prayer as worship. Join with us in this invitation to an ongoing conversation with the Lord.


re:generation
Leader: David Griffin
Meeting night: Wednesday nights
Length: Ongoing basis — Join anytime as re:generation meets every Wednesday night throughout the year.
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: E2.109
Cost: Workbooks cost $5.00 or $10.00 depending on the book needed (scholarships available)

Are you a believer who attends church and walks with Christ, yet you want to grow more as a disciple of Christ? Do you long for a safe place to work through the areas of brokenness in your life but you have kept to yourself out of fear of rejection? Are you tired of the loneliness of isolation, hungering to be fully known and fully accepted in Christ and authentic community? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then re:generation is the place for you! Re:generation is a disciple-making process resulting in growth, healing and transformation as imperfect, broken people intimately connect with Christ and each other in genuine community. At FBG, we believe a key component of being a healthy disciple of Jesus Christ is seeking the Lord, within a community of believers, to draw out every area of brokenness in our lives and allowing Him to redeem it for His great purpose and our great joy. All are invited to come experience re:generation in Jesus Christ. Click for more information about re:generation.


Men’s Study: Series 33 Volume 4: A Man and His Work
Leaders: Jay Warren and Joel Drummond
Starts: Wednesday night, March 22 or Friday morning, March 24
Length: Six weeks
Time: Wednesday: 7:00-8:10 p.m. | Friday: 6:00-7:30 a.m.
Location: Wednesday: E2.207 | Friday: E2.109
Cost: $15.00
Register for Wednesday night.
Register for Friday morning.

An inspiring vision of work from God’s bigger perspective. These six sessions include:
     1. Tension
     2. Blueprint
     3. Courage
     4. Essentials
     5. Traps
     6. Catalyzers


Women's Study: Believing Jesus – A Journey Through the Book of Acts by Lisa Harper
Leader: Amy Traynor
Starts: Wednesday night, March 22
Length: Eight weeks
Time: 7:00-8:10 p.m.
Location: E2.209
Cost: $13.00
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In “Believing Jesus,” Lisa Harper takes a look at the lives of the believers in Acts and how Jesus’s command to spread the gospel forever shaped their lives. God’s grace can change the worst of sinners, making us willing to have our lives interrupted by God and boldly share the gospel to the world.



Women's Study: Tell Someone by Greg Laurie
Leader: Suzie Gabriel
Starts: Wednesday morning, March 22
Length: Six weeks
Time: 9:30-11:00 a.m.
Location: E2.102
Cost: $13.00
Register here.

"Tell Someone" includes small-group experiences for six sessions, six weeks of Bible study and learning activities, applicable Scripture, and tips for leading a group. Most Christians are either afraid to share the gospel or feel that they don’t know how to share the gospel, or both. Programs and formulas have overcomplicated evangelism, so the vast majority of Christians simply don’t do it. It’s left to professionals or those trained and gifted in evangelism. In reality, evangelism is simply telling two stories: Jesus’s and yours (how Jesus changed your life forever). Everybody loves to tell and hear stories. The goal is not to win arguments but to win souls. We share the gospel because we love God and we love other people. This study helps group members identify people and places already in their daily routines, encouraging and empowering them to share the good news of Jesus Christ. Evangelism shouldn’t be an artificial religious sales pitch. We shouldn’t be afraid of burning bridges with people we know and love. Instead, we should build bridges with our stories to connect people to the heart of the Savior. This refreshing look at evangelism from Greg Laurie, one of the nation’s most prominent pastors and evangelists, will help Christians — new and old alike — discover the joy of evangelism as the good news of Jesus naturally overflows into their daily lives.



Women's Study: All Things New by Kelly Minter 
Leader: Melanie Johnson
Starts: Wednesday morning, March 22
Length: Eight weeks
Time: 9:30-11:00 a.m.
Location: E2.103
Cost: $13.00
Register here.

The city of ancient Corinth was much like our own modern-day cities: a melting pot of electrifying cultural experiences to be had, along with the myriad pitfalls of spiritual depravity. Still, Paul wrote to the church of God in Corinth. Meaning God’s church is meant to thrive in any city and every circumstance in which we find ourselves. Paul’s letter is as timely as ever.

Over eight sessions, Kelly Minter will lead you through the letter of 2 Corinthians, exploring the anchoring truths of bearing treasures in jars of clay, meeting Christ through a pressing thorn, opening wide your heart in the midst of hurtful relationships, and what it means to embrace the lost and lonely as ministers of the new covenant. Each of us has a message to proclaim and live by: Because of Jesus the old has gone, the new has come.

Features:
· Leader helps to guide questions and discussions within small groups
· Seven personal study segments with homework to complete between eight weeks of group sessions
· Recipes for personal enjoyment or when hosting a small group in your home
· A great addition to "The Living Room" series.

Benefits:
· Grow in biblical literacy with in-depth study of the book of 2 Corinthians
· Discover how God can use you no matter your cultural setting
· Learn how your suffering can help you comfort others
· Gain wisdom for relationships, and strengthen your church and community
· Leave your old self behind as you celebrate the new life of a believer
· Understand God’s ways will set you free



Jonah by Priscilla Shirer
Leader: Kristi Wittman
Starts: Wednesday morning, March 22
Length: Seven weeks
Time: 9:30-11:00 a.m.  
Location: E2.108
Cost: $13.00
Register here.

"Jonah: Navigating a Life Interrupted" provides a personal study experience five days a week, leader helps and viewer guides for the group video sessions of this in-depth women's Bible study.

What do we do when God interrupts our lives? Many times, like Jonah, we run! In this seven-session Bible study, Priscilla redefines interruption and shows that interruption is actually God's invitation to do something beyond our wildest dreams. When Jonah was willing to allow God to interrupt his life, the result was revival in an entire city.

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