Christianity Explored FAQs
Fall 2019 Schedule
Christianity Explored is a way of sharing the best news ever heard, and gives people space and time to think about the big questions of life. Over 10 sessions in Mark's Gospel, find out more about the life of the person at the heart of the Christian faith - Jesus Christ.
Sunday Mornings - 10 weeks
September 8 - November 10
9:30am - 10:45am
Wednesday Evenings - 10 weeks
September 11 - November 13
6:15pm - 7:45pm
Who is Christianity Explored for?
Christianity Explored is for anyone who wants to investigate Christianity informally with a group of other people. Whether you have previous experience of Church, Christians and the Bible, or none at all, this course is for you. Everyone is welcome - from the most sympathetic Sunday schooler to the convinced atheist. We will respect your background, culture and beliefs. Tell us as little or as much about yourself as you feel comfortable. Over 1500 people have taken the course at FBCSA over the last 13 years.
What goes on?
The course is normally run in several groups of approximately 10 people, and after briefly discussing the course material from the week before, there is a DVD clip on the theme for that week. Then the groups discuss any questions that have arisen, and you're welcome to stick around a bit longer after the class is dismissed to discuss any further issues you might have. You may ask any questions you want, at any time during the course.
How long does the course last?
10 weeks, including our Saturday, day away, when we explore the Bible, the Holy Spirit, prayer and the church.
Do I have to bring anything?
No, all course materials are provided.
Am I going to get preached at?
Each session includes a DVD clip designed to explain an aspect of Christian belief and to stimulate discussion. Hopefully you'll find it challenging and amusing. The group leader will facilitate discussion and try to answer questions.
How is Christianity Explored different from other courses?
The focus is on Mark's Gospel, with its emphasis on who Jesus is, what his aims were, and what it means to follow him, makes Christianity Explored quite different.
What will I be watching and can I see a preview?
The course DVD series is presented by Rico Tice, and filmed on location throughout the UK running a total of nearly 4 hours. The 14 short movies cover every talk from the course and even feature on-screen Bible text. You may watch a preview trailer for the Christianity Explored course by going to the church website View Trailer.
How Can I Register for the Course?
You may sign up to take Christianity Explored by clicking on the "Register Here" button above or by contacting Kappie Coffee in the church office at 210.226.0363 or by email.
The course is free and all materials will be provided for you. We look forward to you joining us!