Who Needs Christmas? (Andy Stanley) -New Horizons Class
This four-week series reminds us that through Christmas, we learn God is active even when it seems like he is not. We are reminded that even when it seems God is silent, he is always working. And we are reminded that God sent Jesus not simply to be the Savior of the world but to be the Savior in our world. Through Christmas, we are reminded that God always keeps his promises to us.
Making Room: Sharing the Love of Christmas (Ed Robb) – Kindred Spirits
This four-week study explores the warmth of welcome at Christmas following interactions with the Holy Family, the shepherds, and the magi. The story of Christ’s birth encourages us to widen our borders and increase our sense of community—and make room for others.
Christmas From the Backside (Ellsworth Kalas) – McSwiney Class
Popular and beloved author J. Ellsworth Kalas presents new insight into the biblical story of Christmas. Kalas approaches the season through the “back side”–through a unique starting point, a creative retelling, a new “lens,” or the eyes of a minor character.
Adult Bible Study Series: Engage (Gary Thompson) – Koinonia Class
Wait for It – Advent is a time of anticipating and waiting. The lessons in Advent invite the reader to explore waiting as an important element in the three episodes of Luke’s telling of the Christmas Story, as Jesus Christ patiently waits for us.
The Heart That Grew Three Sizes (Matt Rawle) – Seekers Class
Rediscover the gift of Advent that comes without packages, ribbons, and bows.
We don’t know why the Grinch hated Christmas. We just know he did. In this new Advent study, Matt Rawle explores the faith themes in the Christmas classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! including, how did the Grinch’s heart grow three sizes come Christmas morning? How did Christmas save the Grinch? Could it be that the very thing we think we hate is the one thing that changes our lives?
“Mysteries of the Messiah” (Jason Sobel) – Common Ground Class
Don’t settle for half of the story! Discover the Jewish roots to the Christian faith. By exploring the Mysteries of the Messiah, you can ignite a new love for Jesus and passion for the Bible that will bring your greater hope and transformation in your life.