REAL LIFE

UNIVERSITY

Real Life University is the umbrella under which Real Life can biblically equip you to do the work God has called you to do! Through any of the various classes offered, discover God's truth and design for your life. Whether your Next Step is about your biblical knowledge, your marriage, your finances, your spiritual growth, your support system, your role as a parent, your leadership ability... whatever your Next Step looks like, we want to help you TAKE it! 




WINTER CLASSES

    

       
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ROCK SOLID FINANCES

(BEGINNER)
Begins January 17
Sunday Mornings at 9:45AM in Building 2


Are you tired of always worrying about money? Do you know what the Bible says about money? This class will teach basic financial strategies based on the truth of God’s Word. In it, we will cover the topics of budgeting, debt elimination, savings, and honoring God with our finances.

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JOIN THE TEAM:
REAL LIFE MEMBERSHIP

(BEGINNER)
Dec.: Sundays, Dec. 6 and 13, 9:45am-12:30pm, Bldg. 2
Jan.: Sundays, Jan. 17 and 24, 9:45am-12:30pm, Bldg. 2

This class is where you’ll find out what we believe, what it means to be a disciple of Christ, and how we come together in unity as a team here at Real Life. We will cover the gospel, Real Life Doctrines, the discipleship process, and the leadership structure of the church. The first week is required for becoming a member of Real Life Ministries and is the first step in serving here. The second week of class includes a staff panel for those who have follow-up questions and for those who are interested in learning how to take their next steps.

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HOW TO LEAD A
GREAT SMALL GROUP

(BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE)
Begins January 17
Sunday Mornings at 9:45AM in Bldg. 2, Rm. 211


This class is 6 weeks of interactive small group training designed to help you become a great leader! Topics covered include facilitation, disciple-making, assessing the growth of yourself and others, and more. *Content covered will be very similar to the Basic Training classes offered in the past.

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LEADING WITH EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

(BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE)
Begins January 17
Sunday Mornings at 8:00AM in Building 2


Leadership is influencing people to follow you. As disciples of Jesus, we are called to lead people. In order for people to follow us, we need to have an emotional understanding of ourselves and of others. Come learn how to identify and understand the emotions of self and others on individual, personal and situational levels.

You will participate in dynamic experiential exercises where you learn to engage in new ways that build emotional intelligence skills and enhance your personal and professional relationships.

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6 ESSENTIALS OF
A SUCCESSFUL MARRIAGE

(BEGINNER)
Begins January 17
Sunday Mornings at 9:45am in MOD A

This is a 7-week introductory class into the Marriage Ministry classes. We focus on relationship building, understanding that you are not the only couple on the island, and meeting other couples who either are in your same place or have already been there and have moved through it.

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LOST IN LOVE

(BEGINNER)
Begins January 17
Sunday Mornings at 11:30AM in Building 2


Lost in Love is a fun 8 week course where together we will grow, learn, and laugh together as we see look to understand God’s blueprint for marriage. Whether you have been married for many years or are new to the journey, we invite you to come and learn new tools that will help your marriage reflect Christ.

Each week couples will be challenged to implement a new strategy and watch their marriage grow as we seek the Lord for wisdom and guidance. Topics include: Date your spouse, Forgiveness, Having a mission, Learning your spouses “number,” and knowing God’s purpose for marriage are just a few of the topics we will discuss.

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EXPLORING THE BOOK
OF MARK

(BEGINNER)
Begins January 17
Sunday Mornings at 8:00AM in MOD A


Join us as we walk through the New Testament book of Mark. This chapter by chapter study of Mark’s Gospel will cover from the beginning of Jesus’ ministry through his ascension. Each week is stand alone, so join us anytime!

If you are unable to attend, videos of class will be posted mid-week on our YouTube channel, youtube.com/c/reallifeuniversity.

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GRASPING GOD'S WORD:
HOW TO UNDERSTAND SCRIPTURE

(INTERMEDIATE)
Begins January 17
Sunday Mornings at 9:45AM in Building 2

This class will focus on learning how to better understand God’s Word so that you can live it out faithfully in our world today. We will look at simple and effective tools to better understand and apply the Scriptures. We will explore ways to “correctly handle the word of truth” (2Tim 2:15)

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HOW TO DISCIPLE
YOUR SMALL GROUP

(INTERMEDIATE)
Begins January 17
Sunday Mornings at 11:30AM in Bldg. 2, Rm. 211


This is a 4 week class designed to help Small Group Leaders understand and practically apply the discipleship process in the context of leading their group. Topics covered include disciple-making concepts, assessing spiritual maturity, how to appropriately challenge and encourage people to take next steps, and more!

*Prior completion of “How to Lead a Great Small Group” or “Basic Training” is recommended.

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WHAT NOW?
GROWING AS A DISCIPLE OF JESUS

(BEGINNER)
Begins January 17
Sunday Mornings at 8:00am in Building 2


This 8 week class is a great first step for those who are new to their faith and want to start their journey as a disciple well. We will help you put in place great practices as a disciple of Jesus as we look at what it means to follow Christ, be changed by Christ and committed to the mission of Christ. Don’t miss this!

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BUILT TO LAST:
A MARRIAGE CLASS FOR ENGAGED COUPLES AND NEWLYWEDS

(BEGINNER)
Begins January 14
Thursday Evenings at 5:45pm in Building 2


Have you ever wondered why some marriages last, and some don’t? In this 6 week marriage class we will help engaged couples and newlyweds (those married less than 5 years) discover God’s design for a marriage that is Built to Last.

We will cover important topics like establishing a solid foundation, working through conflict and having good communication, biblical community, and what it means to create a marriage where you become one.

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PARENTING THROUGH THE PHASES

(BEGINNER)
Begins January 14
Sunday Mornings at 11:30am in Building 2, Room 202


You have approximately 936 weeks from the time your child is born until he or she moves on to what’s next. It goes by fast, and kids change and grow quickly. This 6 week study will help you discover what’s changing about your kid, the six things your kid needs most, and four conversations to have with your kid while they are in each phase.

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SEXUAL INTEGRITY 101

(BEGINNER)
Begins January 17
Sunday Mornings at 9:45AM in Bldg. 2, Rm. 210


Sexual Integrity 101 is an 8-week training course intended to raise awareness of sexual brokenness. It’s for men, women, students, pastors, lay leaders, parents, and more­ anyone who wants to find freedom from the effects of unwanted sexual behaviors and betrayal.

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GRACE BASED PARENTING

(INTERMEDIATE)
Begins January 17
Sunday Mornings at 9:45AM in Building 2

Grace Based Parenting is not another manual full of impossible standards; rather, it is a new map for learning to see ourselves and our children through God’s limitless tenderness—to raise our kids the way God raises us. Dr. Tim Kimmel offers a revolutionary concept that focuses on the model and guidance provided by God the Father—the ultimate child and family expert. This thoughtful, profound, and compassionate 8-week class presents a truly liberating way to nurture a healthy family. As we embrace the grace God offers, we begin to give it, creating a sound foundation for raising morally strong and spiritually motivated children.

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SMART STEPFAMILY

(BEGINNER)
Begins January 14
Thursday Evenings at 5:45AM in Building 2


This eight week DVD series by Ron L. Deal, director of FamilyLife’s Blended Ministry, offers useable solutions for everyday living, practical tips for raising stepkids, and ways to strengthen the couple’s marriage.

We will view the video and discuss the questions in the Smart Stepfamilies workbook ($10 per couple). Additional Stepfamily resources (books, articles, videos, blogs, and events) will also be available.

The class facilitators, the Johnsons, a blended family couple and ministry representatives with FamilyLife.

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WOMEN'S WINTER CLASSES

Begins January 17
Classes offered on Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays


There are NINE CLASSES to choose from this fall which focus on a variety of areas that impact the lives of women. Please take a moment to click on the link below to explore all the options.

VIEW ALL WOMEN'S CLASSES






CONTACT


Casey Doyle, Administrative Coordinator
cdoyle@reallifeministries.com
208-777-7135 x7136


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