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Everyone is invited to all of our Bible Studies!

SUNDAY MORNINGS:

Transformed, Not Conformed

Sundays, 9:25 a.m., School Gym

Pastors Smith and Thomas lead this study based on Romans 12:1-2.

  • Transformed audio
  • Foundation

    Sundays, 9:25 a.m., Fellowship Hall

    Pastor Thomson leads this discussion-based study of Christ as our foundation, how that foundation prepares us for daily life, and what competes daily for our foundation.

  • Foundation audio
  • Philippians

    Sundays, 9:25 a.m., Music Room

    This class is an in-depth study of the second gospel based on the original Greek. Led by Dr. Jeff Kloha.

  • Philippians Audio/Handouts
  • WEEKDAYS:

    Living Way Bible Study - Mark & Ezra

    Class on Wednesdays at 9am or Thursdays at 7pm; resumes Sept. 14

    This class is led by Pastor Smith and Pastor Thomas and is an in-depth study of the Gospel of Mark and Book of Ezra. Click here to register.

  • Mark Audio/Handouts
  • Women's Tuesday Bible Study

    Tuesdays, 9:00am, LL3

    Current topic: Pew Sistsers.

    Institute of Theology

    Tuesdays, 7:00pm, Fellowship Hall

    Current topic: Decoding the Apocalypse, Part 2, led by Dr. David Peter.

    Men's Studies

    Class meets on Monday mornings at 6:00am in Fellowship Hall year-round

    Topic: Why Should I Trust the Bible?. (No audio/handouts available)

    ARCHIVED STUDIES:

    Concluded: 1 & 2 Thessalonians

    Pastors Smith and Thomas lead this study of Thesslonians.

    Thessalonians audio

    Concluded: JOSHUA: Pastors Smith, Thomas and Thomson lead this study of Joshua, recounting God's fulfillment of His promise to give His people a land. A study of the biblical text and its modern application will be emphasized.

    Joshua audio

    CONCLUDED: The Gift of Life: A Christian Perspective

    The Gift of Life is the theme for this fall's session. As society increasingly views life through a pragmatic and scientific lens, this series will hel participants examine current life issues from a biblical perspective.

    The Institute audio

    CONCLUDED: Luther's Small Catechism through Adult Eyes

    This is study of the six chief parts of the Christian faith as they are taught in Luther’s Small Catechism. The study will emphasize the scriptural background for the Catechism’s teachings and provide discussion of questions and applications that often do not occur to junior confirmation class students.

    Small Catechism audio

    Concluded: Living Way Bible Study - Hebrews

    This is an in-depth study of the book of Hebrews. Living Way Audio

    Concluded: Decoding the Apocalypse

    This class, led by Dr. David Peter, will provide an interpretive key to decoding Revelation's symbolism, resulting in greater understanding and meaning for the reader. Institute audio

    Concluded: The Augsburg Confession

    The Augsburg Confession was presented on June 25, 1530 as a statement of the chief articles of faith, as believed and taught by Lutherans. The class will include study of these articles of faith, the Scripture from which they are drawn, and contemporary application.

    The Augsburg Confession audio

    CLASS CONCLUDED: "Just by Faith Alone: Paul's Message and Its Meaning" will be led by Dr. Mark Seifrid. What does it mean that God justifies us by faith? What difference does it make for the way that we relate to God, and to others? This course will study the key biblical passages in the Pauline Epistles on Justification by faith, especially in Romans and Galatians, in order to understand this crucial biblical teaching. Dr. Mark Seifrid is Professor of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Seminary and new member of St. Paul’s. He has published dozens of articles and books on New Testament theology and on Paul’s teaching on justification, in particular.

    Class concluded: Through the Bible with Your Pastors

    A study that highlights the broad sweep of Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation, emphasizing the historical context, the most significant verses, and contemporary application. Taught by Pastors Smith and Thomas. Through the Bible audio

    Reformation Reverberations: the Lasting Impact of Martin Luther's Reforms led by Dr. Erik Hermann. This seven week class is now concluded. Institute of Theology audio

    Living Way Bible Study - Daniel and II Corinthians

    CLASS CONCLUDED

    Class meets on Wednesdays at 9am in the Church Sanctuary; resumes Jan. 14

    This class is led by Pastor Smith and Pastor Thomas and is an in-depth study of the books of Daniel and II Corinthians.

    Living Way Audio

    Living Way Lessons

    Man & Woman: A Study of God's Plan led by Dr. Joel Biermann.

    CLASS CONCLUDED

    Institute of Theology audio

    Don't Panic: It's Just the Apocalypse

    CLASS CONCLUDED

    Join us for a careful study of one of the most amazing, mysterious, controversial and wonderful books in the Bible: The Book of Revelation. Class will be taught by Rev. Paul T. McCain. The Book of Revelation audio

    Parables of Jesus: Revealing What Was Hidden

    CLASS CONCLUDED

    Some of Jesus' most familiar--and at time, most puzzling--teachings came in parables. Yet through them Jesus made known who He was, what He came to do, and what life in Him looks like even in our complex world. Each session will discuss the gospels and the "many things...Jesus was teaching them in parables (Mark 4:2). Class will be led by Dr. Jeff Kloha. No registration required.

    Parables of Jesus audio

    Institute of Theology

    CLASS CONCLUDED

    "The Diffcult Psalms" led by Dr. Paul Raabe, professor of Old Testament at Concordia Seminary. Many Old Testament Psalms are easily adopted by Christians for their prayer and praise. However, there are some Psalms that can make Christians uncomfortable, such as those that complain about the silence and hiddenness of God and those that pray for God to destroy the Psalmist's enemies. During this session of Institute we will study the tough Psalms. Everyone is welcome.

    Institute audio

    The Book of Ephesians

    Now concluded - this study was led by Dr. Glen Thomas.

    The Book of Ephesians audio

    This We Believe

    A study that compares/contrasts other denominations with LCMS.

    Audio

    Gospel of John

    A study of the Gospel of John.

    John Audio/Handouts

    Study of Malachi

    A study of the Book of Malachi.

    Malachi Audio/Handouts

    Study of Galatians

    A study of the Book of Galatians.

    Galatians Audio/Handouts

    Study of James

    A study of the Book of James.

    James Audio/Handouts

    Study of Daniel

    Class has concluded.

    An in-depth study of the Book of Daniel.

    Daniel Audio/Handouts

    Christ's Resurrection and Ours

    Class has concluded.

    Christ's Resurrection Audio/Handouts

    The Crusades: Medieval Events with Modern Reverberations led Dr. Paul Robinson of Concordia Seminary. Class concluded. Audio link here.

    “Everyone but Katie’s Husband: Major Figures of the Reformation Not Named Martin Luther” led Dr. Timothy Dost of Concordia Seminary.

    Class has concluded. Audio link available here.

    Islam through a Lutheran Lens

    Class has concluded.

    Please see link below for class audio/handouts.

    Islam Audio/Handouts

    Hebrews

    Class has concluded.

    An in-depth study on the Book of Hebrews.

  • Hebrews Audio/Handouts
  • "World Religions Through Christian Eyes” led by Dr. Russell Dawn.

    Class has concluded.

  • Institute of Theology Audio/Handouts
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