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The Pastor’s Summer Bible Study – 2016
If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat
Mondays at 6:30 pm

This is a six-week study based on the best-selling book by John Ortberg.  Here are the notes from the book’s cover:

You’re one step away from the adventure of your life.
“Lord, if it’s you, tell me to come to you on the water.” – Simon Peter
Peter may have been the first one out of the boat, but Jesus’ invitation to walk on water is for you as well.  But walk on water?  What does that mean?
Walking on water means:

  • Facing your fears and choosing not to let fear have the last word
  • Discovering and embracing the unique calling of God on your life
  • Experiencing the power of God to accomplish what you would not be capable of doing on your own

If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat helps you answer Christ’s call to greater faith, power-filled deeds, and a new way of knowing him.  Through six sessions that include video clips and group discussions, you will discover how to discern God’s call, transcend fear, risk faith, manage failure, and trust God.  Relating the story in Matthew 14 to life today, teacher and best-selling author John Ortberg invites you to consider the incredible potential that awaits you outside your comfort zone.

If you are interested in participating in this class, please sign-up below. The text for this study is $8.00; we need your registration early so that you can have your book in-hand prior to the first class session.

Bible Study Regstration

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If you order your book through the church office you may remit the cost to the office or at the first class session.

CLASS SCHEDULE:
Class is scheduled to run from 6:30-8:00 PM each Monday evening

SESSION TITLE MONDAY
1 What’s Water-Walking? July 25, 2016
2 The Tragedy of the Unopened Gift August 1, 2016
3 Find Your Calling and Get Your Feet Wet August 8, 2016
4 Facing Our Challenges, Conquering Our Fears August 15, 2016
5 Good News for Cave Dwellers August 22, 2016
6 Learning to Wait on Our Big God August 29, 2016