Instructor: Martha Ponder
Description: Welcoming adults of all ages who are interested in studying God’s Word and learning how to apply it to daily life. The Neighborhood Class time is discussion driven, questions from each member are encouraged, and lasting friendships are formed, currently studying R.C. Sproul's What is Reformed Theology. Dr. Sproul walks readers through the foundations of the Reformed doctrine and explains how the Reformed belief is centered on God, based on God's Word, and committed to faith in Jesus Christ.
Instructors: Melody McRee, Robert Lance
Description: The Facts Class welcomes adults of all ages. The class format is question and answer in a chapter by chapter study of the books of the Bible, currently reading the 21 chapters of Judges. Our studies seek further clarity and deeper understanding as we read through God’s Word together.
Instructor: Tom Arnold
Description: Fairview’s mature Christian class with the longest history (begun in the 50s as a class for young couples), currently using The Present Word curriculum. Discussion and activities encourage participants to live out their faith in their individual and congregational activities. Through the exploration of biblical text, adult study groups are invited into a deepening relationship with God. The Present Word engages participants in an experiential style of learning—connecting faith and life.
Instructor: Nancy Goodenough
Description: The Ladies Class, open to women of all ages, also currently using “The Present Word” (Refer to the description under the Fellowship Class for details). Begun in 1988, this class is also known as the LOL (Ladies of Laughter) Class, this class offers a chance for women to study the Word of God together while also providing fellowship opportunities.
Instructor: Bill Jacobsen
Description: The Faithful Followers Adult Sunday School Class welcomes persons of all ages. Our teaching reflects a strong belief in Reformed theology. We emphasize the Sovereignty of God and the Authority and Inspiration of Scripture. Currently studying God's providence using R.C. Sproul's book "The Invisible Hand" as a primary reference. In this book, Dr. Sproul covers all aspects of divine providence and reasserts the fact that God is concerned with each and every detail in the universe.
THE BUTLER HOUSE
Instructors: Scott Bowser, Coyle Harmon
Description: The class is an open discussion format allowing whole families in every age group an opportunity to study together as we read through chapters of the Old and New Testaments. The class also holds topical studies to reinforce the Christian Fundamentals. Current study is based on the movie “War Room” and is designed to:
- Help participants discover the power of prayer within the context of a small group
- Expand participants’ understanding of spiritual warfare
- Develop strategies to battle the real Enemy through prayer
- Dig deeper into the spiritual discipline aspects of prayer
- Create opportunity for study among both inexperienced Bible study students and those well-versed in Scripture
THE NEW THANG
Instructors: Patrick Rodgers, Lynda Williams
Description: What’s the New Thang? It’s a Bible discussion class held during the Sunday school hour that treats adults like adults. Is this “thang” right for you?
- Our class is about reading it for yourself.
- We read assigned chapters during the week and we come prepared to discuss each Sunday
- We attend regularly to build on knowledge week after week
- We discuss personal findings with the class
- We keep in contact via group chat during the week