Study is being led by Mark Middleton.
Most Jehovah Witnesses have received extensive training to answer the objections of Christians and get you to consider their beliefs. It is possible to win them to Christ--just ask Don Nelson who used to be a JW and now attends Golden Hills. However, if you want to bring a JW to faith in Jesus Christ it will take some training so you know how to exalt Jesus as the eternal Son of God, not as a lesser being as the JW's teach.
Who is a "Scientific Skeptic"? Someone who believes in science, but is not sure whether there is a God or not. Their "religion" is science, and they see faith as non-scientific, and therefore, suspect. They might believe that "science has proved that we don't need a God because all things started at the big bang and have evolved from there." This 9-week class will teach you how to dialogue with someone who holds these types of beliefs in a caring and thoughtful way.
"The Gospel of Jesus Christ is offensive enough, we don't need to be offensive ourselves." It's sometimes difficult to engage people of other worldviews without becoming aggressive; and when this happens we often lose our witness. In this 7-week class, we will learn communication skills that equip us to be more gracious and diplomatic, yet be even more clear and persuasive. Whether you are a trained theologian, or a soccer mom who only knows the basics of the faith, Tactics will equip you to engage the world with confidence and grace.
Ever had two Mormon elders knock on your door and wonder what to say? Do you invite them in or send them away? Could you intelligently talk with them if you invited them in? Billy Parker is a former Mormon who has become a Christian and now attends Golden Hills. In this 9-week class, he will teach you what the Mormons believe, and how their beliefs don't stand up to scrutiny. Learn how he came out of Mormonism and how you can lead your Mormon friends and neighbors to question their own beliefs, and begin understanding true Christianity. Led by Billy Parker.
"The Muslim, my neighbor, with whom I want to share the Greatest Gift that God has given to humanity, His Son Jesus Christ. As a Christian coming from a Muslim background, living within Muslim Communities, I would, along with my wife, like to share my experiences, my years in ministry amongst Muslims, sharing with them the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ."
This 1-day training seminar is a dynamic interactive study that equips believers to share their Christian beliefs with their Muslim neighbors with compassion and understanding. Participants will learn to bridge the gospel, understand the New Testament's credibility, explain Jesus' sacrifice, and more. Using real-life stories, interviews, and practical teaching, this class will clear up the confusion surrounding Islam and help participants see Muslims as Jesus sees them. (This class will use the popular "Bridges" material developed by the Crescent Project). Drinks provided. Bring your own lunch. Book is included in class fee. Cost: $15.00.
Come find out what we have in store for our 2017 Ladies Christmas Extravaganza.