THEOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS COURSE

The Theological Foundations Course at Christ Fellowship Church is designed to teach participants how to study the Bible for themselves, understand the overarching story of the Bible, and be introduced to the basics of systematic theology. Completion of the class is required for elders and deacons and is considered attending at least 5 of the 7 sessions and completing all required assignments. You may sign up at the bottom of this page.

REQUIRED READING
 
RECOMMENDED READING
  • The True Story of the Whole World: Finding Your Place in the Biblical Drama by Craig Bartholomew and Michael Goheen
SESSION 1 (Wednesday, September 11, 7-9PM)
Required Pre-Assignments:
  • Read Christian Beliefs Ch. 1-4
  • Read CFC Statement of Faith “The Scriptures,” “God is Triune,” “God the Father”  
Recommended Pre-Assignments:
  • Read The True Story of the Whole World Prologue, Act 1

SESSION 2 (Wednesday, September 25, 7-9PM)
Required Pre-Assignments:
  • Read Christian Beliefs Ch. 5-8
  • Read CFC Statement of Faith “Man” and “The Family”
  • Read the Introduction to Jonah from The ESV Study Bible.
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SESSION 3 (Wednesday, October 9, 7-9PM)
Required Pre-Assignments:
  • Read the whole book of Jonah and note instances of the “6 Things to Look for” discussed in class.
 
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SESSION 4 (Wednesday, October 23, 7-9PM)
Required Pre-Assignments:
  • Read Christian Beliefs Ch. 9, 11
  • Read CFC Statement of Faith “Jesus Christ” and “The Holy Spirit.”
  • R.E.A.P. Jonah 1

Recommended Pre-Assignments:
  • Read The True Story of the Whole World Interlude – Act 4
 
SESSION 5 (Wednesday, October 30, 7-9PM)
Required Pre-Assignments:
  • Read Christian Beliefs Ch. 17
  • Read CFC Statement of Faith “The Church,” “Ordinances of the Church”
  • R.E.A.P. Jonah 2, find the Main Idea of the Text
 
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SESSION 6 (Wednesday, November 13, 7-9PM)
Required Pre-Assignments:
  • Read Christian Beliefs Ch. 10, 12-14
  • Read CFC Statement of Faith “The Gospel,” “Man’s Response to the Gospel,” and “Man’s Inheritance Through The Gospel.”
  • R.E.A.P. Jonah 3, find the Main Idea of the Text and do a Gospel Outline.

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 SESSION 7 (Wednesday, December 11, 7-9PM)
Required Pre-Assignments:
  • Read Christian Beliefs Ch. 15, 16, 18-20
  • Read CFC Statement of Faith “Sanctification” and “The Consummation.”
  • R.E.A.P. Jonah 4, find the Main Idea of the Text, do a Gospel Outline and find the Main Idea of the Message.

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