God’s Plan for the Church
Many of us are aware that God brought a doctrinal reform through Martin Luther, but few realize that our change in theology had little effect on the structure the current institutional Church. Understanding God's plan for His Church will help us more easily embrace the change that God desires to bring in order to free His people from the bondage of religious tradition.
Session 1 - The Church's Foundation
This session lays the foundation for the course, looking at the fundamental principles upon which God builds His church.
Session 2 - Ministry
Many believers have an idea about ministry that doesn't actually line up with what the Bible teaches about it. In this session, we define ministry from God's perspective.
Session 3 - The Role of Women
Contrary to popular belief, women have a vital role to play in the Church. A Biblical perspective is offered on what the Scripture actually teaches about women and their role in the Body of Christ.
Session 4 - Make us One
This session features guest minister Tamara Sawyer who shares a powerful word about unity in the Body of Christ.
Session 5 - Vessels, not Mirrors
In this session, we discuss God's plan for His people to carry His presence, not simply to reflect Him.
Session 6 - Unity
In this session, we reiterate God's call for unity and expound on the blessings that God releases when His people come together in covenant agreement.
Session 7 - Authority
In this session, we introduce God's plan for His Church to walk in His authority. For more on this, see the course on the Authority of the Believer.
Session 8 - Leadership
In this session, we offer a Biblical perspective on leadership that is seldom witnessed in the western Church.