The Ninety-Eight Podcast

 

Because we spend 98% of our lives outside the walls of our church buildings, the aim of The Ninety-Eight Podcast is to help Christians think and live from an explicitly biblical worldview out in the world. We pray you are encouraged and edified in your walk with Christ through this podcast. Available on all major podcasting platforms. Click a button below or access the RSS link here.

 

   

Discipleship Staff

CP Staff 2021-14

Jason Finley

Lead Pastor for Equipping

jason@crosspointclemson.org

CP Staff 2021-23

Will Jackson

Executive Pastor

wjackson@crosspointclemson.org

EQUIP

 

EQUIP exists to assist the church in producing mature disciple-makers and to help participants apply scripture to every area of their lives. Through classes, nights, and forums, you will find an array of opportunities to be trained to think and live from an explicitly biblical worldview. Classes are taught by elders and members of Crosspoint Church and are open to anyone.

SPRING 2021 OFFERINGS

EQUIP Fall Semester 2021

CHRISTIAN GROWTH AND DISCIPLEMAKING

 

7:00 – 8:15 AM | Tuesdays
September – November 2020
Childcare not provided
Seminary Credit Available

 

“And what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.” 2 Timothy 4:2

 

Paul’s words to Timothy resonate with Christians to this day. Join us for this study of biblical principles for personal spiritual growth and to be trained in discipling other believers. 

 

 

Course Objectives
By the end of the course, you should be able to:

        1. Define and describe “discipleship” and “mentoring.”
        2. Explain how the gospel is one’s motivation, power, and hope for transformation. 
        3. Articulate a biblical theology of, and approach to, disciplemaking.
        4. Demonstrate knowledge and practice of basic spiritual disciplines.
        5. Identify contemporary resources for disciplemaking.
        6. Demonstrate beginning skills for discipling believers.
        7. Articulate a personal strategy for mentoring others in one’s ministry context.
        8. Demonstrate improved written and verbal communication skills.

 

Details

While there is no cost for this class, students are responsible to acquire their own copies of the books as detailed in the above syllabus. 

 

Before registering, please review the syllabus to ensure your availability to attend class meetings and complete out of class assignments. 

 

Space is limited for this class. Should the class fill up, awaiting list will be created and a 2nd class is being considered should there be sufficient demand. Preference to enrollment will be in the following order: 1) degree-seeking students at SEBTS or SBTS; 2) Crosspoint Church Member; 3) Crosspoint Church Regular Attendees; 4) date registration is submitted.

 

Three (3) credit hours available through Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (additional assignments are required and detailed on a separate SEBTS syllabus).  

 

Contact Jason Finley (jason@crosspointclemson.org) or Abbey Cook (acook@crosspointclemson.org) for more information.

 

Before registering, please review the syllabus to ensure your availability to attend class meetings and complete out of class assignments. Space is limited for this class. Should the class fill up, preference to enrollment will be in the following order: 1) degree-seeking students at SEBTS or SBTS; 2) Crosspoint Church Member; 3) Crosspoint Church Regular Attendees; 4) date registration is submitted.

 

Christian Theology I

 

Taught by Rob Emmons & Matt Minto
10:30 – 11:30 AM | Sundays
October 3 – November 7
Resources: Wayne Grudem – Bible Doctrine, $25
*Childcare available. Contact Ellison Ward (eoward@generationlink.org) for current availability.  

 

A six week overview of the central doctrines of the Christian faith, including topics like Scripture, God’s attributes, Christ’s deity, God’s triunity, ending with a study of angels and demons.

 

Doctrine of Humanity

 

Taught by Matt Denton
10:30 – 11:30 AM | Sundays
October 3 – November 7
*Childcare available. Contact Ellison Ward (eoward@generationlink.org) for current availability.

 

What does it mean to be human?  The answer to this question lies at the heart of every one of our current societal debates, disagreements, and current crises.  In this equip class, we’ll investigate the church’s biblical and historical answers to these questions in conversation with modern views of humanity.

 

Parenting Foundations Seminar

 

Taught by Josh Jones
10:45 AM | Sunday, September 19
*Childcare available. Contact Ellison Ward (eoward@generationlink.org) for current availability.

 

In this standalone one-hour seminar, you will learn what the Bible says about raising children in a God-centered home. Ideal for first-time parents, this seminar is a prerequisite for participating in a Sunday morning Parent Commissioning, but all parents (and grandparents) are welcome.

 

Shepherding at Home

 

Taught by Josh Jones
5:15 – 6:30 PM | Sundays
November 7, 14, 21
*Childcare available. Contact Ellison Ward (eoward@generationlink.org) for current availability.  

 

In this three-week class, you will gain a vision for spiritually leading and discipling those in your home. Topics include family worship, baptism, technology, and more! This class is designed for parents with elementary-aged children but all parents (and grandparents!) are warmly welcome.

 

Storyline of Scripture

 

Taught by John Henschen
10:30 – 11:30 AM | Sundays
October 3 – November 7
*Childcare available. Contact Ellison Ward (eoward@generationlink.org) for current availability.  

 

While the Bible consists of 66 books written by 40 authors over 1500 years, it also is one book from one author with one message. Participants will learn the overall storyline of Scripture and their place within God’s story. Meets for 1 hour per week over 6 sessions.

 

Systematic Theology

 

Taught by Will Jackson
8 sessions, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Thursdays September 2, 9, 23, 30; October 21, 28; November 11, 18
Required Reading: Christian Theology by Millard Erickson & additional book from pre-selected list.
 

In this Master’s level class being offered in conjunction with Southeastern Seminary, students will learn to a) Identify and express in a systematic, coherent way the biblical teaching on the doctrines of God, his works, his revelation, humanity, and sin, b) explain the theological controversies that have swirled around these doctrines in the course of church history and to choose at least a provisional position to take on the issues raised by these controversies, and c) recognize the challenges being raised for theology by the contemporary context and the responses we may give.

 

Women of the Word: 2 Peter

 

Taught by Robin Lewis (Sundays), Marie Beachy (Tuesdays), and Stacey Smith (Wednesdays)
Sundays (beginning October 3), 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Tuesdays (beginning October 5), 7:00-8:30 PM
Wednesdays (beginning October 6), 9:30-11:00 AM

Resources: 2 Peter Packet, $10

*Childcare available. Contact Ellison Ward (eoward@generationlink.org) for current availability.
 

In this 6 week class, you will connect with women across generations as you study the book of 2 Peter. Learn what it means to cling to Christ and step out in faith to live in righteousness, grow in wisdom to discern against false teaching and rejoice in the eternal promises of God.

 

Singleness, Dating, and Marriage

 

Taught by Jeremy Chasteen
Started Feb 3 | Room 180
Sundays from 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Class will not meet Feb 17 due to Winter Conference
Childcare provided for ages 3 and under

 

All are welcome as we explore the topic of singleness, dating, and marriage in detail. Class times will feature panels, teaching, and group discussion as we seek to honor the Lord and steward our bodies regardless of where we find ourselves in relationships with the opposite sex.

 

Biblical Theology: Imagery in Scripture

 

Taught by Rob Emmons
Started Feb 3 | Room 140
Sundays from 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Childcare provided for ages 3 and under

 

Throughout the Bible, we see God communicate to his people through various types of imagery. This class will explore the different types and trace them throughout the entirety of scripture.

 

Summer 2021

 

Access the media from our Summer Equip Night called “Overcoming the Fear of Man.” Our fear of the opinions of others reveals that we may struggle to fear who God is, and the only way to overcome this fear is to grow in our healthy fear of the Lord and delight in Him!