Christian Life Academy

Fall 2019

All Classes begin at 9:00 a.m. each Sunday morning at the Hilton Greenville.
The key to Spiritual Growth that we see from both the model and the instruction of the New Testament is to connect with other believers in small groups to study God’s Word, and to apply it to our lives. The relationships that are built in small groups are resources God gives us for encouragement, understanding, and walking in step with the Holy Spirit on a daily basis. On Sunday mornings we encourage you to connect with one of the following studies to strengthen your walk with God, and to be an encouragement to others. 
 
 
 

Bible Studies for Life, Fall 2019 (with Dave Ballard)

Our first study is “Simplicity: Finding Contentment in a Busy Life.” We complicate our lives with too many activities, too many possessions, too much ambition, and not enough time to do it all. Behind all this drive is ultimately a focus on ourselves. When we let go of all these things, deny ourselves, and focus simply on Christ, we find contentment. Our second study is “How to Know God’s Will.” Spiritual transformation occurs as we get to know God more deeply and experience His work more fully. Central to that is the ability to discern what He desires to do in us and through us. As we seek Him, He gives us the guidance we need to live in conformity to His will.

 

Explore the Bible: Ephesians (with Oregon Lawton)

A basic saying of the Christian life is “become who you are.” Because we have been brought to life in Christ, we can live new and distinctive lives through the power of God’s grace. “Become who you are” actually captures the theme of Ephesians; Paul wove it into the very fabric of the book. Chapters 1-3 are about the new lifestyle that is based on this new life. The hinge of the entire letter is found in one word: therefore (4:1). It reminds us that because we have been made alive in Christ, we are now to live and walk in a way that is worthy of the gospel. As you engage in this study of Ephesians, prepare to be challenged with this key question: “How can I become in daily life who I am already in Christ?”

 

Balancing Life’s Demands: Biblical Priorities For A Busy Life

(by Chip Ingram)

Are you busy, tired, stressed out, and stretched to the limit? Does life seem a little out of control? Are you running long on “to do’s” and short on time? In the series, Balancing Life’s Demands, you will learn how to put “first things first” and find peace in the midst of pressure and adversity. This isn’t about cliches or quick fixes, just practical biblical insights to help you order your personal world.