Becoming more like Christ.
Discipleship at Water of life is about equipping people with the tools necessary for growth in their faith as well as with the folks that surround their lives. Therefore, at Water of Life, we focus on the application of scripture as we continue to connect deeper with God and maintain healthy relationships with others. At Water of Life, we offer courses for new as well as season believers.
Courses for New Believers
New believers are encouraged to take the following introductory courses
Christianity 101 “Milk” – This course presents the believer with the basic tenets of what it means to be a Christians and introduces the spiritual discipline of prayer and fellowship. 7 Weeks
Christianity 201 “Bread” – This course introduces basic Bible study skills and how to apply biblical truths to everyday life situations. 7 weeks
Christianity 301 ” Meat”- This course explains the importance of spiritual disciplines such as prayer, study of scripture, fellowship, fasting, etc. 7 weeks
Christianity 401 “Fish”- This course explains how to effectively share the Christians faith through words and actions. 7 Weeks
Courses for growth
As believers, we are called to continue growing in our faith as we live our purpose on earth. The following courses are offered during the academic year. Courses run for a total of eight weeks; thus, there are four quarters throughout the year: the first quarter (Sept -Nov); the second quarter (Nov-Jan); the third quarter (Feb- April) and the fourth quarter (April- June). There are no courses during the months of July and August.
Bible 1o1 – This course introduces the history of the Bible and its parts, and how to study and apply the bible effectively. It introduces several methods of bible study including how to read the Bible by book, chapter, and verse. This course is a prerequisite for taking any course within the courses of growth program.
Introduction to Old Testament– This course introduces students to the basic parts of the Old Testament along with the different forms of genre present in this first half of the Bible.
Introduction to New Testament– This course introduces students to the basic parts of the New Testament along with the different forms of genre present in this second half of the Bible.
Introduction to the Gospels– This course introduces students to the four books known as the gospel: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. This course looks at the similarities and differences amongst the four gospels.
Introductions to Acts– This course looks at the early church through the books of acts and makes connections with practices today in the 21st Century Church.
Introduction to the Pauline letters– This course looks at the Pauline letters through Paul’s missionary trip as described in the book of Acts. Letters are not discussed in detail but the general themes that make them unique are discussed throughout this course.
Introduction to Revelations– This course surveys the book of Revelation through historical and applicable points of view.
Introduction to the historical books
Introduction to the Major Prophets
Introduction to the Minor prophets
Introduction to the Poetic books