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Discipleship Institute


the why...

Our fourth core value at Calvary is that we make disciples, not just converts. One of the best ways we do this is through our discipleship Institute,

a three-year track of core classes, offered in both English and Spanish, designed to grow and equip your head, hands, and heart

as a mature disciple of Jesus. 

the path...


Christian Story 

Learning God's story through Scripture


Christian Belief 

How God's Story Informs your Beliefs


Christian Practice 

Applying Christian Beliefs to your Life


Spring 2024 Class | January 21st - May 5th

Biblical Hermeneutics: The Study of Scripture

An introduction to the theory and practice of biblical interpretation, providing students with the basic exegetical tools needed to interpret the meaning of a biblical text for its original audience and its application to contemporary life. 


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Class Schedule

September 10

September 17

September 24

October 1

October 8

October 15

October 22

October 29

November 5

November 12

November 19

November 26

December 3

December 10

December 17

Class Schedule

January 21

January 28

February 4

February 11

February 18

February 25

March 3

March 10

March 17

March 24

March 31

April 7

April 14

April 21

April 28

May 5

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Session 5

Session 6

No Class

Session 7

Session 8

Session 9

No Class

Session 10

Session 11

Session 12

Session 13

Session 14

The Need to Interpret

The Basic Tool : A Good Translation 

The Epistles: Learning to Think Contextually

Epistles: The Hermeneutical Questions

The Old Testament Narratives: Their Proper Use

Acts: The Questions of Historical Precedent 

The Gospels: One Story, Many Dimensions

The Parables: Do You Get the Point?

The Law(s): Covenant Stipulations for Israel

The Prophets: Enforcing the Covenant in Israel

Psalms: Israel's Prayers and Ours

Wisdom: Then and Now

Revelation: Images of Judgment and Hope

Class Project Presentations

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