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WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIFT

Wednesday Night Lift (WNL) provides a short-term small group environment where individuals invest a season of their life to learning insights and skills that allow them to more fully participate in community. In addition, WNL provides a safe environment where individuals can find community to help overcome a particular life-dominating struggle of sin or suffering. WNL classes and workshops are not meant to be long-term substitutes for discipleship. Instead, WNL seeks to help deal with immediate needs, with the goal of directing everyone to Lifegroup participation.


WNL classes and workshops will offer support for those needing encouragement and support during a period of suffering or hardship, hope for those struggling with life-dominating sins, education for those needing information or resources about a specific life issue, and a place to process or counsel for those needing to deal with problematic emotions or life stressors.

Below are some classes we offer:

Next classes
January 12, 2022 - February 9, 2022

Begins

Wednesdays at 6:30PM – 8:00PM

 

LIFT (Weaverville Campus)

Parenting by Gospel Principles

Join Pastor Jeff Atkins and his wife, Angela, to explore fourteen gospel-centered foundational parenting principles, as well as the rescuing grace of God that has the power to shape everything you do as parents. You will learn to be free from the burden of trying to manufacture life-change in your children’s hearts and, instead, embrace a grand perspective of parenting overflowing with vision, purpose and joy.


The class will be using the book, 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family, by Paul David Tripp. Please purchase this book to bring with you to class each week (see link below to order. If the cost of the book is an issue, please reach out to Emily Miles at emily.miles@brookstonechurch.org.


Children’s Ministry is available.


Click here to order book.

Ladies Bible Study

Whether you are a mature women seeking to pass on the knowledge and love of God to the younger generation, or a younger woman seeking to learn from a woman who has walked the path before you, this class is for you. We will be learning what God’s biblical model for Discipleship and Mentoring looks like and how it is mutually beneficial for both the Mentor and Mentee as we learn to do life together, shoulder to shoulder.


Students are asked to purchase the book "Organic Mentoring by Sue Edwards and Barbara Neumann before the first class.


Children’s Ministry is available


Click here to order book.

Walk Through the Bible: New Testament

Join Terry Davis on a journey through the Bible as students study the historical storyline of the New Testament from the Intertestamental Period through the birth and expansion of the early church. Students will learn 77 of the major people, places and events of the New Testament. Upon completion of this study, students will be amazed at their ability to recite 77 steps by memory with no notes!!! Discover the big picture of God’s grand story of the New Testament through this fun and interactive survey.


A resource book is available for purchase ($10) as a compliment to this class.


Children’s Ministry is available.

Journeying Through the Book of James

In this class, students will journey with Pastor Chris Owens through the first 5 chapters of the New Testament Book of James. The Bible will be the textbook for this class as Pastor Chris expounds upon sections of each chapter in view of each student gaining more knowledge of God, and praying for how the Holy Spirit of God wants that knowledge to be applied to everyday life.


Prior to the first class, each student is asked to have read and studied the first chapter of James.


Children’s ministry is available.

Addictions

Whether you are struggling with addiction, a seasoned counselor, or a loved one walking alongside a struggling friend or family member, in this class, counselors Aaron Edwards and Donna Rutledge will remind you of the absolute necessity of possessing a biblical framework to understand and care for addicts.

Prior to the first class, students are asked to have read the first 4 chapters of Edward Welch’s book, "Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave".


Children’s Ministry is available.


Click here to order book.

What Did You Expect?

What Did You Except?

Marriage always involves two flawed people living with each other in a fallen world. Yet many couples say “I do” with unrealistic expectations, leaving them unprepared for the day-to-day difficulties of married life. This unique book introduces a biblical and practical approach to dealing with the challenges of marriage that is rooted in God’s faithfulness and the Bible’s teaching on sin and grace. Outlining six practical commitments that give shape and momentum to a truly healthy and fulfilling union, this book will equip couples to develop thriving, grace-based marriages in all circumstances and seasons of their relationships.


Prior to the first class, students are asked to have purchased the book and read the introduction and the first chapter of  Paul David Tripp’s book "What Did You Expect."


Children’s Ministry is available.


Click here to order book.

Divorce Care

At Brookstone Church, we value marriage and desire to see broken relationships restored. We also recognize that at times, this is not possible. If you are facing the hardship of a strained or broken marriage, you are not alone. We are here to help!

Cost of Book is $20


Session is 13 weeks.


Children’s Ministry is available.

LIFT (Merrimon Campus)

Person Of Interest

In this class, students will read the book, Person of Interest, by J. Warner Wallace, in which he describes his own personal investigative journey from atheism to Christianity.  This class will be led by Jamie Roberts in discussion of selected areas.  Creative, compelling, and fully illustrated, Person of Interest will strengthen the faith of believers while engaging those who are skeptical and distrusting of the New Testament.


Prior to the 1st class session, students are expected to have ordered the book and to have read the first 2 chapters.


Children’s Ministry is available.


Click here to order book.

Spiritual Practices of the Christian Faith

This class is based on the classic spiritual discipline book, Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth, by Richard Foster. Pastor Kevin Boone will lead students through the first 6 disciplines listed in Foster’s book; Meditation (on Scripture), Prayer, Fasting, Study, and Simplicity.

Prior to the 1st class session, each student will be expected to have purchased the book, and to have read the first 2 chapters, and be willing to be led through in-class implementation of some of the spiritual practices.


Prior to the 1st class, students are asked to order their book. A link is provided below.


Children’s Ministry is available.


Click here to order book.

PLACE Workshop

In this class, students will discover their spiritual gifts through consideration of the spiritual gifts listed in Scripture and the student’s individual personality, abilities, passions in life, and life experiences.


At the end of the class, students will be connected to a Brookstone staff member who will assist them in applying what they have learned in the class.


Payment of $10 for the workbook will be due at the first class.

Making Abortion Unthinkable

Pro-life Christians take heart.  The pro-life message can compete in the marketplace of ideas, provided Christians properly understand and articulate that message. Too many Christians do not understand the essential truths of the pro-life position making it difficult for them to articulate a biblical worldview on issues like abortion, cloning, and embryo research.

Ben Atkins will lead this class and will cover topics addressing both scientific and philosophical cases against abortion. Practical tools will equip the students to defend the pro-life position in an informed and winsome manner.


Prior to the 1st class, each student should have purchased the book, "The Case for Life", and read the first 4 chapters.

A link to purchase the book is provided below.


Children’s Ministry is available.


Click here to order book.

Touring the Book of 1st Peter

In this class, teacher Scott Reece will expound certain verses or each chapter of the Book of 1 Peter. In addition, he will lead the class in discussion of Warren Weirsbe’s commentary on 1 Peter entitled “BE Hopeful: How to Make the Best of Times Out of Your Worst of Times.” 


Prior to the first class, students are asked to purchase Warren Wiersbe’s Commentary on 1 Peter and to have read the 1st chapter.


Children’s Ministry is available.


Click here to order book.

GriefShare

At Brookstone, we celebrate the fact that death doesn’t get the final word. The final word is LIFE! At the same time, we recognize that in this life we will experience the great pain of loss. For that reason, we offer GriefShare. You don’t have to grieve alone. GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences.

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