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Outdoor Service | Saturday | 7pm Prism Church: 61 N Hill Ave. Pasadena, 91106

 

Saturday Services @ Prism (61 N Hill Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101)

7:00 pm

 

Sovereign Grace Church of Pasadena @ Prism

61 N Hill Ave

Pasadena, CA 91106

 

 

We meet in The Sanctuary of the old First Congregational Church

 

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SYLLABUS

EMERGING LEADERS SYLLABUS

 

Month

Category

 

Assignments

Every
Month

Evangelism & Outreach

 

Read: Honest Evangelism, Rico Tice (101 pgs) gradually.
Learn C4 materials and commit to prayer for 4 people.
Monthly engage with non-believers at one of the levels

January

Personal growth

 

Read: Habits of Grace, David Mathis (214 pgs)
Create your 2020 devotional plan

February

Doctrine of the Word

 

Read: A Peculiar Glory, John Piper, chs. 1-11 (191 pgs)

March

Doctrine of God

 

Read: Systematic Theology, Wayne Grudem: chs. 9-13 (63 pgs)
Read: Delighting in the Trinity, Michael Reeves (121 pages)

April

Sovereignty of God

 

Read: Systematic Theology, Wayne Grudem: ch 16 (pp. 315-336, 22 pgs)
Read: Trusting God, Jerry Bridges; chs. 1-10 (162 pgs)

May

The gospel

 

Read: Systematic Theology, Wayne Grudem, ch. 24 (21 pgs)
Read: Christ Crucified: Understanding the Atonement, Donald McLeod (241 pgs)

June

Gender and sexuality

 

Read: What Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality?, Kevin DeYoung (150 pgs)
Read: God and the Transgender Debate, Andrew Walker (164 pgs).
Write 750-1000 word paper: What is the biblical view of gender as it relates to homosexuality? Briefly address how this applies pastorally to same-sex attraction, and culturally to same-sex marriage and transgender issues.

July

Local church

 

Read: Remaking a Broken World: The Heart of the Bible Story, Christopher Ash (214 pgs)

August

Manhood and Womanhood

 

Read: Systematic Theology, Wayne Grudem, chs. 21-22 (33 pgs) and "Should Women Be Church Officers?" pgs 937-945 (9 pgs)
Read article: "Summaries of the Egalitarian and Complementarian Positions", Bruce Ware, June 26, 2007 (CBMW.org)
Read: Designed for Joy, eds Jonathan Parnell and Owen Strachan (134 pgs)
Write 750-1000 word paper: What is your view on the respective roles of men and women? Include how this applies in the church and in the home.

September

The work of the Spirit

 

Read: Systematic Theology, Wayne Grudem, chs. 30, 34, 52 (55 pgs)
Read: The Beginner's Guide to Spiritual Gifts, Sam Storms (157 pgs)
Write 750-1000 word paper: What does it mean to be continuationist in pneumatology? Explain your beliefs about the ministry of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer and the church.

October

Sanctification

 

Read: How Does Sanctification Work?, David Powlison (112 pages)
Read: Instruments in the Redeemers Hands, Paul Tripp, chs. 1-6 (112 pgs)

November

Glory of God in salvation

 

Redemption Accomplished and Applied, John Murray (191 pgs)
Write 750-1000 word paper: Describe your views on soteriology using the traditional components of the ordo salutis.

December

Leadership

 

Read: Leadership as an Identity, Crawford Loritts (205 pgs)
Read: Do More Better, Tim Challies (119 pgs)
Schedule a day when you will set up your productivity plan