Bible Study Growth Groups

Personal study in God’s Word, interesting Bible discussions, prayer support, and fellowship with others are what growth groups have to offer you.  If you are not involved in a Bible study growth group, now is a good time to start!  Check out the Bible study groups below and start attending this week.  All are welcome!  If you have questions or would like more information, call the church office.



Day / Time Location Leader


The Book of Matthew (Men's Year Round Bible Study Breakfast)

Day / Time Location Leader
Tuesday, 7:00AM IHOP Restaurant, 4253 Oceanside Blvd., Oceanside Lee Gillogly

Join the guys for fellowship, food, prayer and study in this inspiring book of Matthew written about 60 AD. Matthew, whose name means “gift of the Lord,” was a tax collector who left his work to follow Jesus. Matthew’s main purpose is to confirm for his Jewish-Christian friends that Jesus is their Messiah.

Experiencing God

Day / Time Location Leader
Tuesday, 10:00AM Rooms 5 & 6, Church Jerry Carey

God is inviting you to experience Him in an intimate love relationship through which He reveals to you His will, His ways, and His work.  Through the biblical principles in this course, God can teach you how to know when He is speaking to you; recognize His activity around you; adjust your life to Him and His ways; identify what He wants to do through you; and respond to His activity in your life.

Spiritual Gifts

Day / Time Location Leader
Tuesday, 10:00AM Upham Home Rollin Lojeske

Each one of us is unique. And each one of us has been created and invited by God to participate in His Kingdom work. Yet many times we hesitate to serve, uncertain of our gifts and of God’s purpose for our life. In these studies we will learn how to recognize our own spiritual gifts as well as those of others, and how to practically use them to glorify God in our relationships, our work and the world.

Walking with God through Pain & Suffering

Day / Time Location Leader
Tuesday, 6:30PM Smith Home Bob Balch

How do Christians deal with pain and suffering? Can they use these experiences in a positive way to grow spiritually? What does the Bible have to say about pain and suffering? Jesus said, “In this world you have tribulation.” As we study the scriptures, we will find this essential part of the human experience can be overcome only by understanding our relationship with God.

Exodus Experiment

Day / Time Location Leader
Tuesday, 6:30PM Rooms 5 & 6, Church Gil Maza

The Place of the Tabernacle (Church) in the life of the Believer.  In this third and final segment of our trek through Exodus, we answer the question once for all.  Do you have to go to church to be a good Christian?  Come and find out.

ABC'S (Answers, Bible, Curriculum)

Day / Time Location Leader
Tuesday, 6:30PM Room 11, Church Tim Dixon

This three-year program covers the entire Bible in chronological order.  Answers Bible Curriculum can be started or paused and restarted at any time throughout the year without losing valuable lessons.  You may start this class at any point in the study.

Want answers to the issues that confront today’s culture through the media, school, friends, etc.?  ABC provides a thorough understanding of the authority and primary teachings of Scripture.  Be equipped to defend the Bible, and become conformed to the image of Christ, as you apply God’s Word in your everyday lives.


The Good & Beautiful Life (Young Marrieds & Parents of Young Children Group)

Day / Time Location Leader
Wednesday, 6:00PM Room 11, Church Mike Openshaw

Many of us have bought into false notions of happiness and success, but these self-centered decisions lead us further into the vices that cause ruin: anger, lust, lying worry and judging. Eventually we find ourselves living a beautifully packaged life of self-destruction.  Following the Sermon on the Mount, The Good and Beautiful Life guides us to look behind these character flaws and replace our false beliefs with Jesus’ narratives about life in the kingdom of God.  For a glimpse into this study, click here.

The Book of Revelation (RAD Young Adults Group, ages 18-30)

Day / Time Location Leader
Wednesday, 6:30PM Room 7, Church Scott Hoerner

Join us on Wednesdays as we walk through the Book of Revelation. We won’t be deciphering codes, predicting the return of Christ, or any of that, but we will be digging in chapter by chapter. We will be encouraged by this often intimidating book as it reminds us of the spiritual battle around us and that we have hope in our ultimate victor and savior Christ.


Entrusted: A Study of II Timothy (Ladies Group)

Day / Time Location Leader
Thursday, 9:00AM Room 4, Church Lura Black/Cathy White

We were never meant to take this journey of faith alone or in secret.  God has entrusted us with the great and mighty gift of the gospel, something too precious and life-giving to keep to ourselves.

In this 6-session video Bible study, Beth Moore will encourage you to guard what God has entrusted to you, further His kingdom by sharing Christ with others, and pour into future generations just as Paul once mentored Timothy.  Because in this journey of joy and hardship, we need each other to stay the course and live lives of faithfulness.

Sermon-Based Study

Day / Time Location Leader
Thursday, 6:30PM Bruce Home Chris McKinney

A sermon-based study to help people better understand and act on Sunday messages while building relationships through Bible study and fellowship.


The Gospel of Mark

Day / Time Location Leader
Friday, 7:00PM Davidson Home Allen Weate/George White

Have you been on a jury in the court room?  If you have, you know that the testimony of a witness can either convince you the defendant is guilty or innocent.  In our case, the defendant is Jesus and He’s on trial for being the Son of God.  Come find out how Mark’s testimony will affect the outcome of this trial.