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Foundations of Bible Study

The Foundations of Bible Study series lays the foundation for all our subsequent studies. It give the perspective, framework, and assumptions upon which all else is based.


The How of Christian Transformation - the Holy Spirit - Part 1

September 15, 2016

This study begins the next major section of our Foundations of Bible Study series which focuses on how Christians are transformed into the divine nature.  It introduces the Holy Spirit as the agent of transformation and central to the Church.  We also answer a question asking for clarification about detachment.


The How of Christian Transformation - the Holy Spirit - Part 2

September 15, 2016

This study begins the next major section of our Foundations of Bible Study series which focuses on how Christians are transformed into the divine nature.  It introduces the Holy Spirit as the agent of transformation and central to the Church.  We also answer a question asking for clarification about detachment.


The How of Christian Transformation - Insanity to Sanity - Part 1

September 22, 2016

This study continues examining the role of the Holy Spirit in Christian transformation and how understanding it prevents us from building a Christianity without Christ.  We explore how we are transformed from insanity to sanity and conclude with a discussion of God's rest and the Sabbath.


The How of Christian Transformation - Insanity to Sanity - Part 2

September 22, 2016

This study continues examining the role of the Holy Spirit in Christian transformation and how understanding it prevents us from building a Christianity without Christ.  We explore how we are transformed from insanity to sanity and conclude with a discussion of God's rest and the Sabbath.


The How of Christian Transformation - Christian Growth and Discouragement and the Centrality of Christ - Part 1

September 29, 2016

As we continue to explore the role of the Holy Spirit in our transformation we focus on the implications for Christian growth, dispel some misperceptions about Christian growth that can lead to misguided discouragement, and see even more clearly the centrality of a living Christ to Christianity.


The How of Christian Transformation - Christian Growth and Discouragement and the Centrality of Christ - Part 2

September 29, 2016

As we continue to explore the role of the Holy Spirit in our transformation we focus on the implications for Christian growth, dispel some misperceptions about Christian growth that can lead to misguided discouragement, and see even more clearly the centrality of a living Christ to Christianity.


The How of Christian Transformation - Hearing the Voice of God and Eucharist - Part 1

October 6, 2016

In this study, we continue to explore how God transforms our nature into the Divine Nature.  We introduce how one listens to the voice of God within us and continue on to discuss the Eucharist and importance of both the death and life of Jesus.


The How of Christian Transformation - Hearing the Voice of God and Eucharist - Part 2

October 6, 2016

In this study, we continue to explore how God transforms our nature into the Divine Nature.  We introduce how one listens to the voice of God within us and continue on to discuss the Eucharist and importance of both the death and life of Jesus.


The How of Christian Transformation - The Centrality of Christ and the Mechanics of Christian Growth - Part 1

October 13, 2016

In this study, we continue our examination of the centrality of Christ to Christianity and then transition to discuss the mechanics of Christian growth.


The How of Christian Transformation - The Centrality of Christ and the Mechanics of Christian Growth - Part 2

October 13, 2016

In this study, we continue our examination of the centrality of Christ to Christianity and then transition to discuss the mechanics of Christian growth.


The How of Christian Transformation - Following the Lead of the Holy Spirit - Part 1

October 20, 2016

In this study we explore how we follow the lead of the Holy Spirit and how we distinguish between God's voice within us and our own voice.


The How of Christian Transformation - Following the Lead of the Holy Spirit - Part 2

October 20, 2016

In this study we explore how we follow the lead of the Holy Spirit and how we distinguish between God's voice within us and our own voice.


The How of Christian Transformation - Listening to and Quenching the Holy Spirit - Part 1

October 27, 2016

In this study, we delve into being attuned to the whisper of the Holy Spirit and listening to His voice in the most trivial of matters.  We contrast this to quenching the Holy Spirit.  Finally, we introduce the topic of how following the lead of the Holy Spirit changes our relationship with God.


The How of Christian Transformation - Listening to and Quenching the Holy Spirit - Part 2

October 27, 2016

In this study, we delve into being attuned to the whisper of the Holy Spirit and listening to His voice in the most trivial of matters.  We contrast this to quenching the Holy Spirit.  Finally, we introduce the topic of how following the lead of the Holy Spirit changes our relationship with God.


The Why of Christian Transformation - Relating to God as God - Part 1

November 3, 2016

This study begins the third and final section of the Foundations of Bible Study series.  We explore why people have a relationship with God and what kind of relationship God wants with us, the kind for which He made us.  We then begin a study of the book of Philemon to examine a spiritually mature relationship.


The Why of Christian Transformation - Relating to God as God - Part 2

November 3, 2016

This study begins the third and final section of the Foundations of Bible Study series.  We explore why people have a relationship with God and what kind of relationship God wants with us, the kind for which He made us.  We then begin a study of the book of Philemon to examine a spiritually mature relationship.


The Why of Christian Transformation - Philemon - Part 1

November 10, 2016

In this study we examine the letter of Paul to Philemon as an example of a mature Christian relationship and a model of our relationship with God.


The Why of Christian Transformation - Philemon - Part 2

November 10, 2016

In this study we examine the letter of Paul to Philemon as an example of a mature Christian relationship and a model of our relationship with God.


The Why of Christian Transformation - Philemon Conclusion

November 17, 2016

This study concludes our study of the Epistle to Philemon and the discussion of how God prefers love to obligation.


Distorted Relationships - Elijah the Responsible, Knowledgeable Man - Part 1

December 1, 2016

This study begins a series examining relationships with God that have some form of distortion and seeing how God moves them to a foundation of love.  In this study, we begin the life of Elijah.




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