Free Bible Classes & Series
Preparing for the Second Coming
No other book of the Bible gives a clearer sequence and detail of the events surrounding the glorious return of Jesus Christ than the two letters Paul writes to a young church at Thessalonica (Greece) who fear that they will be left behind when that great day comes.
Paul's first letter to the Corinthian church deals with issues that continue to affect Christians to this day. In this epistle, the apostle addresses problems such as division in the church, sexual immorality, the proper use of spiritual gifts, the role of women in ministry and the importance of maintaining the authentic gospel message. All of these, plus in-depth teaching on the nature of the resurrection, makes this a must study for all Bible students at every level of spiritual maturity.
Unlike l Corinthians, II Corinthians is a subjective book. I Corinthians teaches the church how to do things and how Christians conduct themselves in various situations. II Corinthians reveals what it is like to be an Apostle.
Christians, Ministers, Elders and Deacons
This series of lessons uses Steven Covey's approach (7 Habits of Highly Effective People) to explore the spiritual habits that saints and leaders in the church cultivate in order to become effective in ministry.
Mike reviews the meaning and purpose of these Christian virtues as well as the relationship each has with the other.
How to Defend Your Faith
This 12 part series is a training session to help Christians understand their own religion and prepare them to answer common challenges and questions concerning the Bible and its teachings.
BibleTalk is a television series that includes 13 programs answering some of the most asked questions about Christianity. Each program tackles one issue in both class and groups discussion formats. BibleTalk was the first network television series broadcast in Canada by the Churches of Christ. It was unique in its time for “component" style production and its use of unscripted religious discussion groups on television.
This 7 part series explains basic topics such as belief in God, the history and writing of the Bible, the person of Jesus, the nature of salvation and more. All presented in an easy-to-understand approach suitable for those less familiar with the Bible or the Christian religion.
This 12 part series is an easy to understand explanation of Paul's epistle to the Colossian church. In it the Apostle describes the many facets of Christ's pre-eminence (superiority) in both the physical and spiritual worlds thus establishing the reasons for His Lordship over all.
This series explains in simple terms the relationship between these two books of the Bible. Each book will be reviewed to better understand the meaning of the symbolic language used in both and the message that the writers were communicating to their readers as well as a modern application for today's Christian.
Difficult Issues // Biblical Answers
This class will examine the various causes for divorce and how to cope when you or someone close is going through a divorce as well as recovering from a broken marriage.
Ecclesiastes is the fascinating journal of a wise man's search for satisfaction and meaning without reference to God. In his life journey Solomon ultimately learns the valuable lesson that without God in one's life, that life is meaningless.
This series describes in detail the various Biblical leadership roles in the church and examines how these can be exercised in order to promote individual as well as the corporate growth of the church.
Paul's most eloquent teaching on God's plan of salvation and life in the body of Christ. A great textual study for those who want to go "deep" into God's word.
Freedom in Christ
The Galatian letter is Paul's response to those in every age who would try to tamper with the essential message of the Gospel: That salvation is obtained by faith, not law, and that freedom in Christ moves us to live by the Spirit of God, not the spirit of this world.
A Christians' Guide to Homosexual Issues and Ministry
This series brings together teachers, psychologists, ministers and other qualified men and women who have studied (and for some experienced) homosexuality over a long period of time. It is hoped that this work will generate the kind of understanding necessary to be able to deal compassionately with the people who struggle with homosexuality. It is also my aim to equip the members of the church with the confidence to respond intelligently to the false arguments being made for the homosexual lifestyle by Gays and their sympathizers (Published 1996).
Foundation Book of the Bible
A 50 lesson series that covers all 50 chapters of Genesis. From creation to the flood and on to Abraham finishing with Joseph in Egypt. A complete study of the first book in the Bible.
This 5-part series explores better ways to develop an intimate relationship with God.
Jesus the God/Man
This study of the fourth gospel by John the Apostle lays out the case for Jesus' dynamic nature as the God/Man and the various reactions people had when confronted by this amazing reality.
This 6 part series explores the meaning and value of God's grace expressed in Jesus' cross as well as some common misconceptions concerning this blessing.
The grace of God is powerfully revealed and described in the story of Jesus' death, burial and resurrection, and nowhere is the grace of God more eloquently explained than in the book of Romans.
The Glorious Jesus
Originally written for Jewish converts to Christianity, the book of Hebrews describes the many ways Jesus and the religion of Christianity fulfilled and surpassed the elements and practice of the Jewish faith.
An interesting 5 part detailed study of Jesus' last supper, miracle, words, promise, and command.
A Message for Today's Church from Peter the Apostle
Fisherman, Apostle, Elder, Martyr. The unique experience of Peter forms his teachings on the power of God's grace and the urgent need of the church to prepare for the return of Christ in all ages. From an ancient source comes a relevant message for the modern Christian.
Building or Rebuilding a Great Marriage
The Bible teaches that a man and a woman are to remain married for life. This course helps couples learn how to love one another in such a way that their marriage will last a lifetime.
The Fundamentals of Biblical Worship
This 4 part series examines the area of public worship. Each lesson looks not only at the practice of worship but also explores the purpose and personal experience that the Bible describes for those who worship in Spirit and Truth.
James' practical approach to Christian living makes his discussion of complex spiritual issues both easy to understand and implement in one's life.
In his short letter Jude warns the church against false teachers and reminds us that all of Christian doctrine has already been given by the Apostles.
Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times
This series explores the lives of both good and bad Jewish rulers in order to find timeless lessons that can be applied to Christian life today.
This series follows the events of Jesus' life in chronological order. There are 154 individual events and each is given in order with appropriate Scriptural references in each gospel as well as background information for every event.
This series will review Luke's two volume historical narrative concerning Jesus' life and ministry as well the beginning and spread of Christianity in the Roman Empire as he experienced it.
The Urgent Gospel
Mark's gospel is a rapid fire account of Jesus' ministry focusing primarily on His many miracles. This eyewitness account presents the boldest and clearest witness of Jesus' identity as the Son of God with power!
Getting Ready for the Big Day
Preparation for marriage should begin long before the wedding day. In this series, Mike will address the issues that everyone who plans to marry should understand and be able to deal with before ever saying, "I Do."
This series provides an in-depth look at the most well structured gospel record originally designed to address Jewish questions about Jesus but later used by the early church as a primer for new Christians.
This series will examine the different types of psalms as well as the various literary devices used by the authors of this book.
Developing the Family According to God's Design
This series explores the true purpose of home and family in God's design. Lessons deal with child development, parental discipline, and preparing children for adolescence with a focus on the tween years. There is also a discussion about Biblical marriage and the establishment of the home.
Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew
Each gospel writer presents Jesus from different perspectives. Matthew focuses on the royal nature of the Lord and how He established His Kingdom here on earth. Our course will examine Jesus as King and the nature of His Kingdom.
This series reviews the parables that define the central theme of Jesus' preaching ministry: seeking and finding the Kingdom of heaven.
The Bible teaches that everyone is guilty of sin but not necessarily the same sin. This series examines the most common sins and struggles that Mike has encountered in over thirty-five years of ministry, and provides practical advice on how to recognize and deal with these successfully.
This series reviews the purpose and meaning of the 10 Commandments as they were originally given to the Jews under Moses, along with their spiritual value and proper function in the modern Christian's life.
7 Major Doctrines that Define Christianity
This series presents 7 basic doctrinal ideas that help the viewer have a "big picture" view of the Christian religion. Done in an informal style with helpful graphics and summaries, Understanding Your Religion is a useful guide for those seeking to know what Christians believe and how these beliefs affect what they do.
The New Testament Pattern for Church Organization and Growth.
All churches want growth but never know how to produce it. The Unlimited Growth series sets forth a step by step approach to generating church growth which is Biblically based and easily implemented in any congregation regardless of size, age, or location.
Many times we don't have the power to express our religion to other people if we don't have knowledge of their religion. This 6 part series examines the many types of religions and how they are different from Christianity.