Spiritual Family Formation

Adult Class Schedule

Spring 2018 - Sunday Mornings

March - May

The Trinity - March 18-April 1

In Matthew 28, Jesus commissions us to baptize folks in the name of “the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.” Who are these beings in whose names we are to be immersed? Are they Gods, or God? When getting to know the God of the Bible, we are undeniably told that He is One. Yet equally undeniable is the interchangeability of the names of Jesus, the Holy Spirit, and Father when the Bible references this “One God”. Here is the mystery of the ages that has caused us to understand God as Triune. What do we learn about God when we study “Him” as “Them”? Hopefully, we experience the blessing of Paul when he said, “May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.” (2 Corinthians 13:14)

Brian Mashburn

701 Library

Moving Mountains - April 8-May 27

We will be studying prayer in a way that you may never have studied prayer before. Do you think your prayers make any difference? Why do some prayers get answered the way we hope, while others do not? Have we lost an expectant heart in prayer? With John Eldridge as our guide through scripture in one of his books, “Moving Mountains”, we will explore praying with passion, confidence and authority.

Tom Farris

701 Library

Grace Gifts
30's & 40's

Join us as we journey through God's grace gifts. We will define what these are and how they are used to point us and others to Christ. We will explore how the Holy Spirit is leading you to share these grace gifts, and we will tackle how to safeguard against counterfeit gifts.

John Echols

703 Parlor


40's & 50's

A 30,000 foot view of one of the most misunderstood books of the Bible. We will attempt to see what may have been previously hidden and what the readership may have understood about the message they received. We will take a look at what is being revealed to us today.

Greg Ogburn


God's Promises To His People

20's & 30's

In the book of Exodus, God spoke four promises to His people for the first time. Those promises are still at the core of what He wants for us today. God has rescued us; He wants to deliver us from what holds us back from “life to the full.” He wants us to live out His plan for our life; and He wants us to be part of a family that is making a difference. We will look at these four promises and how they lead us to the best possible life.

Brad Thompson


Sonrise Cafe

If you’re looking for a relaxed, engaging atmosphere and for the chance to hear a variety of speakers talk about practical, every day ways to engage your faith, look no further than SonRise Café.  SonRise Café emphasizes time for fellowship and is designed for anyone who wants to join together to hold each other accountable as we look to the Son for answers.



"The Armor of God" by Priscilla Shrier

Ladies Class

Join us as we focus on Ephesians 6:10-19, "The Armor of God". Priscilla Shrier offers some exciting and challenging thinking on our use of God's protection against Satan's attacks. Each week, we will employ the secret weapon that has been divinely authorized by God Himself to stop the devil in his tracks. You will love this study!

Melba Burr
Tricia Trimble
Marie Newburg
Liz Lowery



What do we do with grace? Receiving grace is about the only thing one can do with it!  Religion is defined as “the organized attempt to ‘get it all together for God’”. It is time to see Hebrews in its true light and pray to have God shine on us.

Brent Adams

Steve Duncan



Spring 2018 - Wednesday Evening

March - May

Wisdom Literature - March 21-April 25

Our perspective is limited. So how are we supposed to figure out the best way to live when our perspective is limited? How do we make good decisions? What is a life well-lived? For six weeks beginning March 21, we’re going to take a brief overview of three books from scripture which fall into the category of wisdom literature: Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Job. Each of these books are trying to answer the question—what’s the best way to live—but they answer it differently. Join us as we seek wisdom: what do each of these books have to suggest?

Ryan Porche

701 Library

Issues of Aging - May 2-May 30

There are so many questions on aging that as a family we just do not know how to deal with. It seems awkward to ask and even more uncomfortable to discuss. Yet, there are times that we should just walk into those things and on Wednesday evenings in May, we’re going to do that. This class will be a time to talk about the issues that surround aging. It will be a conversation for the family. Have you found yourself the adult child of aging parents in need of care? Are you approaching your golden years and wondering what’s next? Join us as we talk to doctors, nurses, social workers, lawyers, and more. Come ready to ask questions.

Kyle Wade

701 Library

"Breathe: Making Room For The Sabbath"
by Priscilla Shrier
Class Time 6:30-8:00PM

Ladies Class

This woman's study will begin on March 21 and run through April 18. The class will be from 6:30-8 pm. By neglecting time for tranquility, serenity, and repose, we limit our Christlikeness and miss out on some of God's greatest gifts. It is time for us to breathe and build margin into our lives for God. We sure hope you can join us!

Elise Hairston


Zacchaeus’ Place

Designed for developmentally delayed adults, Zacchaeus’ Place is our Wednesday night gathering where each week we have a Bible lesson, we sing happy birthday to anyone celebrating, and we have a prayer time that is second to none at Southwest. If you’d like to experience the joy found in this class along with making some new friends, we would love to have you join us.

Brad & Karen Thompson