DBS120 – DISCIPLE Online for Faith Community Church – Itasca
Course Starts the Week of August 29, 2017
All you need for the course are:
- high speed internet access
- a microphone and earphones or headset
- an adventurous spirit and desire to study the Bible in a new way!
Participants will do their daily reading and reflection with their manual on their own. Assignments for weekly group work will include responding to questions on a group discussion board along with prayer requests and written prayer petitions. Each week, a short review of the week’s scriptures by DISCIPLE author Bishop Richard Wilke will be presented online for participants to watch. These will lead into key questions for weekly discussion. Every week, we’ll have a live session online (approximately 1 – 1.5 hours long) to walk the group through more discussion, exercises, and time for prayer together.
This group is offered for members of and those associated with Faith Community Church in Itasca, Illinois. Participants must covenant together to study the scripture faithfully for the duration of the course (34 weeks) and participate in weekly live sessions on Thursday evenings at 6:30 PM, CST. Group members will receive access the week of Monday, August 29 and should plan to login to adjust their computers to the live session software so they are prepared for the orientation session. Price includes Disciple Study Manual.
The orientation session will be held on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at 6:30 PM CST.
For more information, call today 630.634.2804.
Participants will be provided with the student manual after enrolling in the course.: Disciple I Becoming Disciples Through Bible Study: Study Manual: Second Edition (search “447208”, which will take you to the correct manual)
Darryl and his wife LaDawne begin DISCIPLE 2010 and have been teaching a growing number of Disciples to serve in local and global missions, outreach and leadership. The two bring a wealth of experience in project and program management, health-care research and preventive medicine, program development, training, strategic planning and leadership development. Darryl is professor at Judson University (Elgin, IL) and comes with broad qualifications and teaching in both theology and business to include: cultural competency, diversity & inclusion, church history, spiritual formation, pastoral care, management information systems, ethics, leadership, faith and life issues.
He is also an instructor of Perspectives on the World Christian Movement and Precepts Ministries International. Darryl earned a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Illinois at Chicago, a Master in Divinity and Doctorate of Ministry degrees from Northern Theological Seminary. Appointed by president Dr. Gene Crume, Darryl and LaDawne serve on the Spiritual Council and are Advisory Board members of the Judson University Master of Leadership in Ministry to prepare the next generation of leaders in church, parachurch and not-for-profit settings. Additionally, the two are active in supporting the extreme poor in the villages, towns and communities throughout Kenya, Uganda, Burma, Haiti, India, and providing missions support to a local church in the village of San Antonio, Belize.