Online Course Starts Feb. 13, 2018

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"Simple Church Revolution Interactive Course"

Course Description

CHANGE THE WORLD

This interactive course will present the principles of organic, simple churches.

The goal of this course is for participants to discover more fully God's story and the nature of His church in a way that fully celebrates the freedom of the Gospel and the simplicity, reproducibility, and joy of simple, participatory, 24/7 church life.

Participants must be available for both online sessions (GoToMeeting): Thursday, March 1 at 5:00 pm Pacific Standard Time and Thursday, March 15 at 5:00 pm Pacific Standard Time.

Participants must have a Facebook account. Interactions will be taking place in a private Facebook group.

This course spans five weeks and includes these elements:

  • Each week there are new assignments to read and/or watch.
  • In addition, weekly interaction on a Facebook group is expected in a timely manner around the current week's assignments.
  • There will also be two online GoToMeeting interactive sessions.

It is important that the participants are willing and able to participate in all elements of the course as the benefit depends largely on the interactions. Participants should plan on a minimum of 1-2 hours every week for study and interaction.

This course is ideal for those who are newly exploring simple/house churches or who are in the process of planting simple/house churches or networks of simple/house churches.

Note: The course will be limited to 18 participants.

Course Cost

The cost of the course is $45.

SIGN UP HERE (first come first served on the 18 available spots)

Additional Information

Why This Course?

It is relatively easy to acquire knowledge about new paradigms of life and ministry. However, knowledge alone does not lead to transformation. This course is one attempt to move us from head knowledge to the practice of principles that can release the DNA of living, reproductive, life-giving, Jesus-led, simple churches. By interacting, identifying our own hindrances, learning from one another, creating a space for exploration and imagination, and practicing new methods and tools, we hope to see each of us move forward in this wonderful journey of joining God in pouring His new wine through new wineskins.

Who Is This Course For?

This course is particularly useful for those who are exploring new paradigms of church life (simple church, house church, organic church) and for those who are in the process of starting these types of churches or networks.

How Is The Course Laid Out?

This is a five week course that will follow the followiing timeline:

  • February 13-15: Introductions--Facebook group interactions
  • February 16-22: Week 1 on "Paradigm Shift"--Assignments and Facebook group interactions
  • February 23-March 1: Week 2 on "Living Nature of the Church"--Assignments and Facebook group interactions
  • March 1: Online Meeting, 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
  • March 2-8: Week 3 on "Reproducing Disciples"--Assignments and Facebook group interactions
  • March 9-15: Week 4 on "Gatherings"--Assignments and Facebook group interactions
  • March 15: Online Meeting, 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
  • March 16-22: Week 4 on "Leadership and Movements"--Assignments and Facebook group interactions

What are the Requirements for This Course?

The participants must be able to attend "live" the two online GoToMeeting Sessions (see above). In addition, the participants must be able to complete all of the assignments (1 - 2 hours per week) in a timely manner. These assignments can be completed according to the participant's own schedule. BUT, it is vital that each week's assignments are completed some time within that week. Because the course is interactive, it's success depends upon the active and ongoing involvement of the participants who complete the week's assignments within the given week.

Participants must have a Facebook account. Interactions will be taking place in a private Facebook group.

Comments from Previous Participants

"I came to the course wanting a better understanding of simple church and how to implement it… The potential impact of the course for me is life changing." Gary
"I found [the Simple Church Course] material to be very solid and helpful. Engaging with others globally has been eye-opening, enjoyable and definitely faith-building." Dennis

SIGN UP HERE (first come first served on the 18 available spots)

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