Spring 2018 Courses
February 18 – April 22 6:00pm
CLU Kick-off Fellowship February 18 at 5:30 pm
Family Life Center – Please bring finger food
Beginnings: New Christian Study (E134)
This group is for all Christians, especially new believers, who want to learn the basics of the Christian faith: How to Abide in Christ, Live in the Word, Pray in Faith, Fellowship with other Believers, Witness to the World, and Minister to Others.
Do you know what the Bible teaches about angels, abortion, hell, heaven, cults, etc.? Join this class to hear various preachers teach on these important topics and more.
Leaders: Dr. Gevan Spinney & Special Guests
Adult Bible Drill (Choir Suite)
Have you been wanting to find a book of the Bible faster than everyone on your pew? Do you want to have a repertoire of Scripture in your mind to recall when life knocks you down? In Adult Bible Drill, we’ll learn the books of the Bible, but more importantly, we’ll learn to hide God’s word in our hearts (Psalm 119:11). No pressure, only fun!
Leader: Andrea Spinney
Adventures In Prayer (B100)
This class will be a lab where we look at prayer in the Scriptures as well as practices from around the world and put them into our spiritual discipline. Trust us, you’ve never studied AND experienced prayer like this in a class.
Leaders: Debbie Phillips
Recommended Resources for Private Devotion
Walk Through the Word by Dr. Johnny Hunt
Stand Firm God’s Challenge for Today’s Man by LifeWay (A Free Resource in the Foyer)
Journey A Woman’s Guide to Intimacy with God By LifeWay (A Free Resource in the Foyer)
The Word for You Today by FBCH (A Free Resource in the Foyer)
Impact: The Student Leadership Devotional by Dr. Scott Sullivan & Team
YouVersion App. Daily Devotions to be read and Shared
Streams in the Desert, Morning and Evening by L.B. Cowman
Lessons from the Tackle Box (E112)
Men, join this challenging study to gain a solid biblical perspective on the real treasures in life. If God were to take you home today, what would your wife and children hold in their hands tomorrow that would let them know that they were your treasures?
Precepts: “So You Won’t Be Deceived About His Coming” (A112)
Ladies, do you want to discover the truth of God’s Word? Beginning January 23rd you can join a 6-week study of 2 Thessalonians. We meet each Tuesday morning in room A112 at 9:30 AM. For more information, please contact Mrs. Peggy Causey, 949-0104. Register online or contact the church office by January 15.
Leader: Peggy Causey (Tuesdays)
Open Your Bible (E136)
Whether you open your Bible every day or struggle to keep up with studying Scripture, this class will leave you with a greater appreciation of God’s Word! Learn practical ways to read, study and apply Scripture.
Leader: Allie Lewis & Team
Understanding and Loving a Person with Attention Deficit Disorder (E122)
Join us for Biblical and Practical Wisdom to Build Empathy, Preserve Boundaries, and Show Compassion. We’ll use material from The Arterburn Wellness Series. This class is designed to educate, encourage and equip parents who are dealing with the strong willed and or ADHD child/teen.
Leaders: Lesley Duke & Team
Praying for the Prodigal (An Independent At-Home Study)
Less than 10% of the Millennial generation are reported to be Bible-believing Christians. That means 90% of us have a prodigal child or grandchild. WOW. Join this class to learn how to pray for your prodigal!
Cost: $15 (Prayers for Prodigals by James Banks and Reaching Your Prodigal: What did I do Wrong? What Do I Do Now? By Phil Waldrep)
* Since this is at-home reading, feel free to join another CLU class on Sunday nights.
Powerful Prayer for Every Family: Praying a Hedge of Protection (An Independent At-Home Study)
Less than 10% of the iY and Millennial generations are reported to be Bible-believing Christians. That means the majority of parents are fighting an uphill battle! Join this At-Home study to begin praying over your family members and access the power available to every Christian.
*Participants will order the book on their own. Please register at fbchaughton.org so we can track how many are using the resource.
Extreme Grandparenting (E228)
Grandparenthood is far more than rocking chairs, fishing, and Branson trips. It is a second chance to do all of the “ought to’s” and “should haves” that the busyness and demands of daily parenthood kept you from doing. Grandparenthood allows you to play a key role in writing the history of a generation that you will someday leave in charge.
Leaders: Becky Lord
Marriage Works (E207)
Marriage works when we work at marriage. Join Dr. Burns to learn biblical marriage principles and experience marital therapy techniques including: Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, John Gottman’s Marital Research Institute, Smalley Institute, and Attachment Therapy. Married couples only and limited to the first 20 couples.
For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leader: Dr. Ronnie J. Burns
Cost: $10 (scholarships available)
Grace-Based Parenting (E232)
For ALL parents of children and teenagers. Do you want a new map for learning to see yourself and your children through God’s limitless tenderness- to raise our kids the way God raises us? Register today as we embrace the grace God offers and create a sound foundation for raising morally strong and spiritually motivated children.
Leaders: Shawn & Sandra Fargerson
Cost: $10 (scholarships available)
Financial Peace University (E224)
Your money, Your story. Learn God’s way of handling money with Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. The average turnaround is $8,000 in just the first three months! Register online today!
Leaders: Jayme Taylor & Mike Keith
Praise Jam (Fellowship Hall)
Bring your instrument and play along with experienced musicians. You will receive instructions on how to play your instrument (as unto the Lord); and bible based lessons about the songs you play, as well as the “stories” that inspired the songs. NO matter your skill level…come enjoy the gift of playing an instrument for His honor.
Leaders: Brit Green, Herschel Barnes, & William Norton
Vocal Enhancement (Choir Suite)
This class is designed to help people that have a desire to become a more effective worshiper in the Praise Choir. You can expect to increase your knowledge and ability to use your voice to praise our Lord. Topics we cover…Music, art or heart; Choral book notations; Vocal Dynamics; Voice Control; Pitch control; Articulation; Breath Control; Blending Harmony parts; Stage presence.
Leader: Scotty Gibson
Resolving Everyday Conflict (E228)
We all have conflict. Maybe you have recently had “moments of intense discussion” around the breakfast table or with an overbearing boss. Register online today to learn: the root cause of conflict, when to overlook an offense, what makes a good apology, what forgiveness really means, how to deal with difficult people. Every couple and bible study leader should attend.
Leaders: Brandon Digilormo
3 Circles Evangelism Training (E203)
Join our team to learn further how to share Jesus effectively. This group will specifically train how to give a survey at the Easter outreach event that leads to a gospel presentation.
Leader: Mark Hagerhjelm & Team
Attend One, Serve One (Children’s Area)
If you are willing to serve in the Children’s Area so others can attend or teach CLU classes, please sign up ASAP, or call the Children’s Ministry Office for this class. Thanks ahead of time for serving!
Flea Market Flip For Missions (D219)
Join this creative class to flip used furniture and sell at the Harvest Banquet. All proceeds go to The Refuge Church NOLA. Contact Melissa Kinney for details. Children and youth are welcome to join this class if a parent attends with them.
Leader: Melissa Kinney
Sewing For Orphans, Stitched In Love (Joy’s Shop on Hwy 80.)
Interested in making a difference while using your sewing skills? Learn God’s Word while making dresses for orphans. Learn how to give the love of Jesus through giving to others in need. Experience how the love of Jesus is woven into everything we do as Christians. Sewing machines will be provided.
Leader: Joy Bunch
Cost: $0 (Will be asked to bring supplies as needed)
Foundations of Freedom (Video Series) (B107)
How our founding fathers used the Bible as a blueprint for America’s freedoms. Join historian David Barton, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, Rick Green, and Dr. Carol M. Swain as they explore the America our founding fathers envisioned.
Leader: Darren & Tina Middleton
Disaster Relief (A112)
Join our Disaster Relief team to be trained to respond as an official DR volunteer. Participants will also learn how to use and set up the DR trailer.
Leader: Mark Hagerhjelm & Team
Gear Up! Get Ready! Game On! Adult Leader VBS Jumpstart (E206)
Come join the fun in planning and preparing for the biggest week at FBCH, June 4-8.
Adults planning on leading in VBS will be introduced to the theme, Bible stories, ect.
Grab your megaphone, lace up your cleats and begin gearing up for life’s big game.
Leader: Billie Bacle & Rebecca Mayer
Students (Grades 6-12):
Basketball Skills & Thrills (FLC Gym)
Students who enjoy basketball can work on their skills and learn to use the sport to share Jesus! This group will participate in a weekly scrimmage and enjoy a devotion presented by a peer.
Leaders: Blake Lewis, Mason Jinks, Jason Randolph
H-Town Fishing (Meet at FBCH to travel to local ponds)
Students who are interested in fishing can learn new techniques and discover how to use fishing to share Jesus! This group will meet at FBCH each week, travel to a local pond, and participate in an 8-week tournament. Students must provide their own bait and tackle. The winner will be announced at Student Worship on Wednesday, April 25.
Leader: Kevin Houston
Sharing Jesus Without Freaking Out (FLC Youth Room)
An opportunity for students to study and learn how to share their faith in everyday relationships. Students will read a chapter of “Sharing Jesus Without Freaking Out” as homework and then discuss it each week to make a practical application.
Leader: Brandon Lewis
Juniors and Seniors:
Senior Seminar (FLC Youth Room)
It is critical that our upperclassmen are prepared to face the young adulthood with a proper worldview. “Thinking Like A Christian” is a study that explains a Christian worldview and builds a student’s confidence in confronting alternative worldviews. In addition, students who complete the study and are accepted to Louisiana College are eligible to receive a scholarship. This group will meet at 7:15 pm in the Youth Room each week.
Leader: Brandon Lewis
KIDS + BIBLE = FUN? NO KIDDING!
What if every parent and child in our church could quickly find any reference in the Bible? What if the Bible was seen as easy to use? These “What Ifs” can come true with intentional (AND FUN) hands-on activities. Through games, activities, stories, and crafts, Bible Dash will help all children learn valuable skills that will last a lifetime!
Grade 1st Rm.204 Leaders: Ken & Lloyce Lott & Kerri Byrd
Grade 2nd Rm. 200 Leaders: Courtney Jackson & Brigette Lowery
Grade 3rd Rm. 202 Leaders: Nicole Hrdlicka & Tina Glasgow
The Impact of 10 Seconds: Bible Drill
Ten seconds. What can be done in 10 seconds? Can you make a bed? Can you finish your homework? Is there anything a 4th-6th grader can do in 10 seconds that will impact the rest of their life? Bible Drill is an opportunity for older children to become more familiar with their Bible and further develop an application of the Bible in their lives.
Leaders: Cathy Weeks, Zondra Bayne & Jennifer Igo
*Grades: 4th – 6th Rm. 201
* For children planning to participate in upcoming drills
I’M A CHRISTIAN! NOW WHAT? (Rm. 209)
Now that your child has made the most important decision of his/her life, what’s next? Leading them to grow in their relationship with God will be directly influenced by their parents. During this 5-week CLU session, your child will learn more about what it means to be a Christian and to follow Christ. A scrapbook will be made as a reminder of the beginning of their new life in Christ. Parents will join in on the last session for a celebration night.
Leader: Teresa Small & Debbie Linder
WORSHIP FOR LIFE! JESUS, THE SAVIOR
K4 and Kindergarteners will sing and worship after a small group time together. This session will include music, games and stories following-up on their Life Group lesson from the Sunday morning.
K4 (Gator Rm.)
Kindergarten (Rhino Rm.)