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Discovery Courses

 

Discovery Courses are designed to help provide resources and opportunities for each person to strengthen and develop their personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Each semester at Mobberly we offer a variety of Discovery Courses that are designed to help you continue developing in one of these key areas.

Wednesdays
 
Beginning Steps – Basics for New Believers

3 sessions – April 23, April 30, May 7
Longview Campus: 10:45 AM, Room D109 - The Bridge
Marshall Campus: 9:15 AM, Caddo Hall – Marshall Convention Center

Beginning Steps is designed to help you begin your new life in Christ.  Topics covered include:
     - Assurance of salvation and baptism
     - Temptation and victory over sin
     - New habits
Our desire is that during these three weeks you will gain a deeper understanding of your journey with Christ.  If you have questions contact Greg Martin (Develop Pastor) at develop@mobberly.org or 903.663.3100

"Faithful, Abundant, True"  [WOMEN]
MINISTRY: Women’s
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesdays / March 22 – May 3
TIME: 6:30-8:00 PM
FACILITATOR: TBD
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Marshall / Bluebonnet Room (Marshall Convention Center)

DESCRIPTION: Join Beth Moore, Kay Arthur, and Priscilla Shirer in a women's Bible study recorded live at the Orlando Deeper Still conference.
Children’s programming available
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberlywomen.org/biblestudies

Connect Groups
MINISTRY: Connect
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesdays / Continuous (periodically do not meet due to schedule)
TIME: 6:00-7:30 PM
FACILITATOR:

Brent Ingram/Casey Robertson (Couples, 20’s-30’s)  -  B203
Anthony McKinley/Chris Scott (Couples, 20’s-30’s, With Kids)  -  D117
David Johnson (Couples, 30’s-40’s, With Kid)  -  D116
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview (see above)

DESCRIPTION: Life is best lived in the context of relationships. At Mobberly, relationships are best experienced through Connect Groups. The purpose of our groups is to connect people with a biblical community where together we live out the values of:
• Loving God
• Loving one another
• Serving the world
We encourage you to come be a part of your new family in Connect Group.
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberly.org/im_new/connect_groups

David Platt’s “Follow Me”
MINISTRY: Develop
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesdays / March 22 – April 26
TIME: 6:00-7:00 PM
FACILITATOR: Dick Lindsey
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D110 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: David Platt challenges the traditions of cultural Christianity and reintroduces us to Jesus and His most simple request: Follow Me.

Discover Membership
MINISTRY: Develop
DAY / DATES Wednesdays / April 26, May 24 & September 27
TIME: 6:00-8:30 PM
FACILITATOR: Paul Coleman
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D112/113 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: Membership is best represented by the idea of commitment. Making the transition from attender to member demonstrates spiritual maturity. Before this commitment can be made it is important and necessary to discover three basic things: Mobberly's Identity, Strengths and Expectations. Everyone who is interested in becoming a member of Mobberly is required to complete this discovery course.

Engage 101: People Engagement Without Fear
MINISTRY: Develop
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesdays / March 22-April 26
TIME: 6:00-7:00 PM
FACILITATOR: Paul Coleman
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D108 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: The course is designed to help lead people to identify existing relationships and initiate new relationships and to then invest in those relationships with the goal to be able to begin spiritual conversations and to share the Gospel story.

Engage 201: Gospel Engagement Without Fear
MINISTRY: Develop
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesday’s / March 22-April 26
TIME: 6:00-7:30 PM
FACILITATOR: Gregg Zackary and Jay Shepherd
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D115 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: The course is designed to pick up where Engage10K 101 ends. It will provide practical help in beginning spiritual conversations, asking about a person’s spiritual beliefs, and ways to share the Gospel story with confidence. The first 3 weeks will offer a balance of knowledge and experience. The final three weeks will focus on application with practical hands on engage opportunities.

Engage 301: Discipling The New Believer
MINISTRY: Develop
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesday’s / March 22-April 26
TIME: 6:00-7:00 PM
FACILITATOR: Greg Martin
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D109 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: The course is designed to equip any adult believer to provide basic foundational equipping for a new believer through a one-to-one relationship. The first part of the course will help the disciple understand what relational discipleship is (and is not), identifying the characteristics of a Spirit-led disciple. The second part of the course will identify tools to use in helping a new adult Christian begin to grow spiritually.

Financial Peace University - Longview
MINISTRY: Develop
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesdays / March 22 - May 17
TIME: 6:00-7:30 PM
FACILITATOR: TBD
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D103 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: 9-week study teaching God’s way of handling money. Cost is $93 for materials, no new entrants after Week 2.

Financial Peace University - Marshall
MINISTRY: Develop
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesdays / March 22 - May 17
TIME: 6:30-7:30 PM
FACILITATOR: Larry Borden
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Marshall / Caddo Hall (Marshall Convention Center)

DESCRIPTION: 9-week study teaching God's way  of handling money. Cost is $93 for materials, no new entrants after Week 2.

Legacy Journey
MINISTRY: Develop
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesdays / March 22 - May 3
TIME: 6:00-7:30 PM
FACILITATOR: TBD
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D118 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: 7-week biblically based class that teaches you how to truly live and leave a legacy for generations to come. Cost is $107.

Life Matters Information Central
MINISTRY: Life Matters
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesdays / Continual
TIME: 6:00-7:00 PM
FACILITATOR: Robin Fortner
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / The Gathering Area (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: Information Central is designed to answer questions concerning fostering children, respite care and the process of adoption. We are also happy to listen if you just want someone to talk to about these issues in a come-and-go setting. If you want more information on fostering or adopting, or just want to know how to get started, meet with members of the Life Matters team any Wednesday night for support, encouragement & prayer.
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberly.org/lifematters

Men’s Step Studies  [MEN] [CLOSED ENROLLMENT]
MINISTRY: Thrive!SM Family Support
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesdays / Continual
TIME: 6:00-7:00 PM
FACILITATOR:
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D104 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: Class members will work through their hurts, habits and hang-ups using the Twelve-steps and Eight Biblical Principals in a safe and supportive environment. Class closed to new members when the group reaches Principle 4.
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberly.org/support/celebrate_recovery

Punto de Conexión (Point of Connection)
MINISTRY: Mobberly en Español
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Miércoles (Wednesdays) / En Marcha (Ongoing)
TIME: 6:00-7:30 PM
FACILITATOR: Calixto Arce
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / B202 (Johnson Building)

DESCRIPTION: Punto de Conexión es un tiempo de estudio Bíblico y compañerismo diseñado para dar a nuestros miembros hispanos una oportunidad de conectar con los demás miembros de Mobberly en Español a mitad de semana. El propósito de este estudio es para edificar al cuerpo de Cristo por medio de varias enseñanzas, diálogo y oracion. Después del studio nos gozaremos compartiendo con un pequeño refrigerio.
Point of Connection is a Bible study and fellowship time designed to give our Hispanic members an opportunity to connect with each other halfway through the week.  The purpose of this study is to edify the body of Christ through various teachings, dialogue and prayer.  After the study we will enjoy a time of fellowship with some refreshments.

Senior Adult Bible Study
MINISTRY: Develop
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesdays / Continual
TIME: 6:00-7:00 PM
FACILITATOR: Charles Barham
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D102 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: Join other Senior Adults in studying God’s Word.

"She Reads Truth: Mourning to Dancing" [WOMEN]
MINISTRY: Women
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesdays / March 22 – May 10
TIME: 6:00-7:00 PM
FACILITATOR: Kristin Wilson
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D111 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: This Bible study for single moms will journey through scripture to experience growth rooted in the truth of God's Word through both sorrow and joy.

Tools For Marriage Workshop
MINISTRY: Develop
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesdays / April 5 – April 26
TIME: 6:00-8:00 PM
FACILITATOR: Tony Puckett
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D105 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: 4-week course provides couples with the tools needed to build and maintain a healthy marriage. Cost is $75 per couple (includes Couple Assessment, visit with/ trained marriage coach.

Women’s Step Studies  [WOMEN] [CLOSED ENROLLMENT]
MINISTRY: Thrive!SM Family Support
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Wednesdays
TIME: 6:00-7:00 PM
FACILITATOR:
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview /  D114 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: Class members will work through their hurts, habits and hang-ups using the Twelve-steps and Eight Biblical Principals in a safe and supportive environment. Class closes to new members when the group reaches Principle 4.
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberly.org/support/celebrate_recovery

MONDAYS

Celebrate Recovery
MINISTRY: Thrive!SM Family Support
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Mondays (except January 2 and April 17) - Continual
TIME: 6:30-9:15 PM
FACILITATOR: Various
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / The Crossing, D108, D109, D111, D114, D118 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: Celebrate Recovery is a recovery program based on the eight principles from the Beatitudes. It is a biblical and balanced program that can help you overcome your hurt, habits, and hang-ups. Since this program is based on the actual words of Jesus rather than psychological theory, it is more effective in helping people change than anything else seen or heard of. Over the years the Holy Spirit has used this program to transform literally thousands of lives and can help people grow toward full Christ-like maturity.
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberly.org/support/celebrate_recovery

Financial Peace University
MINISTRY: Develop
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Mondays / March 20 - May 15
TIME: 6:30-8:00 PM
FACILITATOR: Greg Martin
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D103 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: 9-week study teaching God’s way of handling money. Cost is $93 for materials, no new entrants after Week 2.

Girlfriend Café  [WOMEN]
MINISTRY: Women’s
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Mondays / February 20 AND April 24 (twice in Spring)
TIME: 6:30-8:00 PM
FACILITATOR: Group
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Marshall / The Blue Room (Carlisle Building – 2615 E. End. Blvd. S., Marshall)

DESCRIPTION: Girlfriend Café is a girl’s night out for fellowship and encouragement. Come enjoy some coffee and dessert, laughter and refreshing conversation. These evenings are always a great opportunity to invite a friend who might be interested in getting to know our church and the wonderful community of women that make it up.
No childcare available.
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberlywomen.org/

Grief Share
MINISTRY: Thrive!SM Family Support
DAY / BEG.DATE Mondays / June 26
TIME: 6:30-8:00 PM
FACILITATOR: Mark McSweeney
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D117 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: This group is designed to help you find strength and healing as you move forward in your daily walk of grief. Grief Share is designed to help you recover from the deep hurt of loss, to develop hope for the future and to look expectantly at what God can do in your life. You don't have to go through the grieving process alone.
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberly.org/support/grief_share

Growing and Going Beyond Divorce
MINISTRY: Thrive!SM Family Support
DAY / BEG. DATE Mondays / April 24
TIME: 6:30-8:00 PM
FACILITATOR: Larry East
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D100 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to help you understand the stages, identify the stage you are in, accept yourself, and realize God's love for you and the opportunities you have to deepen your relationship with Him.
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberly.org/support/growing_going_beyond_divorce

Holy Yoga  [WOMEN]
MINISTRY: Women’s
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Mondays / January 9 – May 15
TIME: 6:30-7:30 PM
FACILITATOR: Cortney Tant

CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D200 (The Bridge)
DESCRIPTION: Slow Flow Yoga for all levels. Begin class with a warm up, transition into a short power segment with strength building poses, move into balancing poses, and then end with meditation on God’s Word. 60 minutes. Modifications available for all experience levels. Great opportunity to invite women from your community who love yoga and may not otherwise meditate on the word of God.
Childcare by reservation only (online or call 903-663-7345).
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberlywomen.org

Legacy Journey
MINISTRY: Develop
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Mondays / March 20 - May 1
TIME: 6:30-8:00 PM
FACILITATOR: Ty & Cheryl Chandler
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D118 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: 7-week biblically based class that teaches you how to truly live and leave a legacy for generations to come. Cost is $107.

"Lord, Teach Me To Pray" [WOMEN]
MINISTRY: Women's
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Mondays / March 20 – May 18
TIME: 6:30-8:00 PM
FACILITATOR: Pat Archer
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D120 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: Kay Arthur teaches what the Lord's Prayer teaches us about effective prayer and how to put into practice its timeless principles.

Mobberly Marriage Moments - Longview
MINISTRY: Develop
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Mondays / 2nd Monday each month
(May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11)
TIME: 6:45-8:15 PM
FACILITATOR: Various
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / Papacita’s

DESCRIPTION: Couples have the opportunity to listen to a marriage expert share about how to sharpen a basic marriage skill, such as communication, conflict resolution, and more. Come enjoy free appetizers, soft drinks or tea and build your marriage at the same time.
Childcare by reservation only (online or call 903-663-7345). Childcare at the church beginning at 6:15 pm is available. Children need to be picked up by 8:30 pm.
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberly.org/ministries/marriage

The Connected Child
MINISTRY: Life Matters
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Mondays / January 9 – April 10
TIME: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
FACILITATOR: Various
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D105 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: The Connected Child course helps and supports parents as they are raising children who have come through trauma. It will include a book, study guide and videos with real scenarios. Dr. Karen Purvis, co-author of this book, is a long time expert on children from "hard places".
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberly.org/lifematters

Thrive For Kids Support Groups
MINISTRY: Thrive!SM Family Support
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Mondays / January 9 – April 10
TIME: 6:30 – 8:00 PM
FACILITATOR: Various
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D113, D201, D208, D209, D210, D221, D214

DESCRIPTION: • DC4K – For children of divorcing or recently divorced parents that are participating in “Growing and Going Beyond Divorce”
• Celebration Place – For children PreK-6th grade of parents participating in Celebrate Recovery
• The Landing – For teens of parents participating in Celebrate Recovery
• Grief Support – For children PreK – High School that have experienced loss and whose parents are attending “Grief Share” or “Grief and Suicide” Support Groups
• Foster/Adopted Children Support Group – For children who are currently in the Foster System or have been adopted from the foster system whose parents are participating in “The Connected Child” course
• Blended Families Support Group – for children that are in blended families and whose parents are attending the Blended Family Adult Support Group.
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberly.org/thrive


TUESDAYS

Womenary: Bibliology & Hermeneutics  [WOMEN]
MINISTRY: Women’s
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Tuesdays / February 7 – April 11
TIME: 9:30-11:30 AM
FACILITATOR: Ross Strader (Internet Feed)
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D120

DESCRIPTION: Womenary provides theological studies that help you think rightly about God. This combined course will help the student overcome obstacles to personal, meaningful Bible study. Authors, cultures, languages, genres, and context will be covered. Bibliology traces how God's great message to man became the text of the Bible. Hermeneutics teaches the art and science of studying scripture. The registration fee is $100.00 and you must register through the Womenary website listed below.
Childcare will not be available.
FURTHER INFO: www.womenary.com (or email info@womenary.com)

Thursdays

Nicki Koziarz's "A Woman Who Doesn't Quit" [WOMEN]
MINISTRY: Women's
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Thursdays / March 2 - May 18
TIME: 9:30-10:30 AM
FACILITATOR: Sarah Medin
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D115 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: A study of Ruth that uncovers five life-giving habits that help us to persevere when things get hard, complicated and messy.

"Finding I Am" [WOMEN]
MINISTRY: Women's
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Thursdays / February 23 – May 18
TIME: 9:30-10:30 AM
FACILITATOR: Bettie Bozarth
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D116 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: What is the deep cry of your heart, the ache in your soul, the prayer you keep repeating? Jesus cares and wants to step in and see you through it.

Holy Yoga  [WOMEN]
MINISTRY: Women’s
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Thursdays / January 5 – May 18
TIME: 9:30-10:30 AM
FACILITATOR: Cortney Tant
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D200 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: Slow Flow Yoga for all levels. Opportunity to invite women you know who love yoga and may not otherwise meditate on the word of God.
Childcare by reservation only (online or call 903-663-7345).
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberlywomen.org/

"Passion Pursuit" [WOMEN]
MINISTRY: Women's
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Thursdays / March 2 – May 18
TIME: 9:30-10:30 AM
FACILITATOR: Emily Thornton
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D105 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: A Bible study about sex for women, using Scripture throughout the Bible showing it is blessed by God and satisfying beyond what the world imagines.

Precepts “Lamentations”  [WOMEN]
MINISTRY: Women’s
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Thursdays / April 6 - May 18
TIME: 9:30-11:30 AM
FACILITATOR: Debbie Deason
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D120 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: In whom do you put your trust and hope? The only true hope Christians have is in the Lord. Get a glimpse of the God whose compassions never fail.
Workbook: $6.75
Childcare by reservation only (online or call 903-663-7345).
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberlywomen.org

Precepts “Ephesians”  [WOMEN]
MINISTRY: Women’s
DAY / BEG.-END. DATE Thursdays / April 6 – May 18
TIME: 9:30-11:30 AM
FACILITATOR: Jerry Rutherford
CAMPUS / LOCATION: Longview / D117 (The Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: Discover those Chosen in Christ before the foundation of the world, targeted by grace, redeemed, forgiven, raised from the dead, seated with Christ!
Workbook: $22.50
Childcare by reservation only (online or call 903-663-7345).
FURTHER INFO: www.mobberlywomen.org

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