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  • Sep 1

    Saturday
    9:00am–4:30pm

Christian Development School (CDS) 1st September

  • Sep 1

    Saturday
    9:00am–4:30pm

Our hope through CDS is to create learning environments that help you develop in your connection with God, growth in maturity and service to God & others.

The courses offered are divided into areas of “Connect, Grow and Serve” and every stage consists a wide range of topics that will help promote and encourage spiritual growth throughout every step of your faith journey.

It covers key areas in biblical knowledge, in Christian living, leadership development and in various areas of ministry.

CONNECT 101: FOUNDATIONS PART 1

9:00am to 12:30pm (Half Day)

This course is designed for those who desire to build or re-build a strong biblical foundation in their daily living. Topics covered will include our new life in Christ, water baptism, Christian fellowship, prayer and worship and an introduction to baptism of the Holy Spirit.

Recommended for new believers & those who would like a refresher on the foundations of faith

CONNECT 102: FOUNDATIONS PART 2

1:00pm to 4:30pm (Half Day)

This course is designed for those who desire to build or re-build a strong biblical foundation in their daily living. Topics covered will include the Bible, Holy Communion, Evangelism, Stewardship, and Discovering God’s Will.

Recommended for new believers & those who would like a refresher on the foundations of faith

CONNECT 104: EQUIPPED TO SHARE

1:00pm to 4:30pm (Half Day)

Making evangelism simple and enjoyable is the main objective of this course. You will be equipped with different tools and learn styles of evangelism that will empower you to reach friends and family. This course will cover topics such as; Reasons to Share, The Four “H”s of lifestyle evangelism, Connecting with People, Tell Your Story, The Message and the Power of Prayer. This course will include a lot of practical component to help you share the gospel in everyday living. There is a 6 week outreach opportunity at the end of the course with great friends & partner.

Recommended for every Christian who want to be equipped to be an effective witness for Christ.

CONNECT 202: DOCTRINE PART 2

9:00am to 4:30pm

Doctrines is the foundations upon which we build our Christian faith, it is the belief or set of beliefs that we hold to. Doctrines 201 aims to explain in depth the beliefs upon which Christianity is built upon. It will cover five topics: doctrine of Man, doctrine of Sin, doctrine of Atonement and doctrine of Eternal States.

CONNECT 302: NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY PART 2

(New Class)

9:00am to 4:30pm

This course seeks to provide a basic and introductory overview of the books in the New Testament. It is hoped that through this foundational course, students will gain a better - albeit basic - understanding and appreciation of the individual books of the New Testament, including its key themes and emphases.

*Note: This course is divided into three parts:

Part 1: The Gospels & Acts
Part 2: The Pauline Epistles (THIS CLASS)
Part 3: The General Epistles & the Book of Revelation

*Additional Note: Students attending the class are encouraged to briefly read the following NT books prior to the class:

Part 2: The Pauline Epistles (*Read: Romans, 1-2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1-2 Thessalonians, 1-2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon. Approx. reading time: 4.7 hours.)

GROW 101: JOIN THE VISION

9:00am to 12:30pm (Half Day)

Join the vision is a time aimed at helping you understand more about what it means to be planted in a local church, and how you can practically grow and serve with Hope Church. Topics covered will also include our fundamental beliefs and the core values we hold onto as a church.

GROW 102: PRAYER EMPOWERED LIFE

9:00am to 12:30pm (Half Day)

Prayer is a direct line to God. Discover biblical principles that will increase our appreciation of the power of prayer and practical insights that will increase our passion for prayer. Topics covered will include the theology of prayer, the attitudes and effects of prayer, listening to God, fasting and introduction to healing.

CONNECT 104: OUR CORE VALUES

(New Class)

1:00pm to 4:30pm (Half Day)

Values are very important as it explains our underlying heart perspectives. In this class we share the core values that help shape Hope International Ministries and our church what it is today. You will discover the biblical foundations and the practical implications of these values. This will help you appreciate the impact of our values and how you can run with it as well in our church. A must for every church member.

Ps. Wilson Lim & Ps. Lance Wolter will be facilitating this new course!

SERVE 101: MENTORING PART 1

1.00pm to 4.30pm (Half Day)

In Mentoring part 1, you will learn the biblical and practical principles involved in nurturing a new believer & discover how we can help lay firm foundations in the faith of others in order to help them mature in Christ.

Recommended for those who desire to help new believers grow in their faith.

SERVE 202: LEADING LIFE GROUP PART 2

9:00am to 4:30pm

This unit is designed specifically for the training, development and equipping of Life Group leaders. It breaks down the leading of life groups to key elements explaining the ‘who’, ‘what’, ‘why’ and ‘how’. Leading Life Groups part 2 will specifically focus on the aspect of the life group leader as a shepherd for the flock both practically and spiritually.
Recommended for all Life Group leaders & leaders in training.

SERVE 204: SHORT-TERM MISSIONS

9:00am to 12:30pm (Half Day)

This course will help explain just what a mission trip is and where to start once you have made the decision to go. It will cover goals and purposes of short term missions, preparation for the trip, what to expect during the trip and steps afterwards.
Essential for those who are leading short term missions trips

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Attendee Types

  • $5 – Connect 101: Foundations Part 1 (Half Day)
  • $5 – Connect 102: Foundations Part 2 (Half Day)
  • $5 – Connect 104: Equipped to Share (Half Day)
  • $7 – Connect 202: Doctrine Part 2
  • $7 – Connect 302: New Testament Survey Part 2
  • $3 – Grow 101: Join The Vision (Half Day)
  • $5 – Grow 102: Prayer Empowered Life (Half Day)
  • $3 – Grow 104: Our Core Values (Half Day)
  • $5 – Serve 101: Mentoring Part 1
  • $7 – Serve 202: Leading Life Group Part 2
  • $5 – Serve 204: Short Term Missions (Half Day)
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