Seekers Course Schedule

The Schedule for the Seekers Course begins for all who have registered by February 7, 2018.  This means that as of this writing (January 4, 2018) you have just a bit over a month to register by paying your fee of $12.00 to PayPal: disciplescollege@aol.com  Once your payment is sent, please send an email to bharris0623@gmail.com — this is the personal email of your Zoominary Mentor, Dr. Bob Harris (also the President of The Disciples College).  Include in your email: confirmed email address (this is where you will receive your registration information including the Zoom code for webinars), your name, and yoiur city and state.   You may also call me at 770-815-9078 (Easter Standard Time Zone) or Skype at robert.harris0623.

I look forward to working with you in this class.  Remember that I will not share any of your personal information or contact information.  However, when you set up your Zoom account, you will have a name which will be visible to other participants during the webinars.  If you call in by phone to the webinar, only the webinar manager will see your contact information.  But it is helpful for me to have as much information as is reasonable: Name, email address, city and state.  Again, send this to bharris0623@gmail.com

Here is your schedule.

SEEKER COURSE OF STUDY – 7 Weeks

I. February 7 – March 30, 2018  Ten Reasons to Believe in the Christian Faith – February 8, start course; “Zoominary” 2/15 8 p.m.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

People have many reasons for rejecting the Christian faith. Some may admire Christ but dislike His followers. Others find it difficult to accept any faith that claims to be the only way to God. Why would anyone limit themselves to only one of the world’s great religions? If the Christian faith is the true path to God, what is the evidence for this? This course will examine the credibility of its founder, the reliability of its book, its explanations for life, its impact on society, its offer of salvation, and other topics to discover “Ten Reasons to Believe in the Christian Faith.”

Number of lessons 10 | Average Lesson Length: 5 minutes

II.  February 16, start course; “Zoominary” 2/22, 8 p.m. Ten Reasons to Believe in the Existence of God

COURSE DESCRIPTION

For centuries, thoughtful people have questioned the existence of God. They have proposed that the belief in a higher power was invented by people who needed a sense of protection and spiritual meaning. Yet despite this and other challenges, there are convincing evidences that support a credible belief in the God of the Bible. This course will examine the limits of science, the argument for intelligent design in nature, the claims of Christ, and much more in an investigation of “Ten Reasons to Believe in the Existence of God.”

Number of lessons 10 | Average Lesson Length: 5 minutes

III. February 23, start course; “Zoominary” 3/1, 8 p.m. –Ten Reasons to Believe God Became a Man –

Jesus Christ continues to be one of the most controversial people in history. Few people have much of a problem as long as he is portrayed as a kindly moral teacher. But his biblical claim to be God is often met with strong opposition and disbelief. “Ten Reasons to Believe God Became a Man” will examine the evidence, including Jesus’ claims, eyewitness accounts, fulfilled prophecy, miraculous signs and other sources.

Number of lessons 10 | Average Lesson Length: 5 minutes

IV. March 2, start course, “Zoominary” 3/8, 8 p.m. – Ten Reasons to Believe in Christ Rather than Religion

COURSE DESCRIPTION

We live in an extremely religious world—a world that can be very confusing, even bewildering. Is it enough to say that all beliefs are of equal value as long as you are sincere? Is there spiritual security in being a “religious” person? Or, is there a better way . . . a way that offers certainty and hope? In this study, you will have the opportunity to consider “10 Reasons to Believe in Christ Rather Than Religion” and see the evidence for Jesus as Savior. Decide for yourself if you will choose to trust in Christ or in religion.

Number of lessons 10 | Average Lesson Length: 5 minutes

V. March 9, start course, “Zoominary” 3/15. 8 p.m.  –  Ten Reasons to Believe in the Bible

COURSE DESCRIPTION

In a world full of religious books, all claiming authority over the lives of the followers, is there good reason to believe the Bible is any different? Any better? Any more reliable? The source of spiritual authority we choose to commit our lives to will impact how we live and who we become. Learn in this series of studies why you can have confidence in the teachings and wisdom of the Bible and why you can trust this Book with your life as you consider the evidence behind “Ten Reasons to Believe in the Bible.”

Number of lessons 10 | Average Lesson Length: 5 minutes

VI. March 16, start course, “Zoominary” 3/22, 8 p.m. –Ten Reasons to Believe in the Resurrection

COURSE DESCRIPTION

A case could be made that the central premise of the Christian faith is that Jesus rose from the grave. To many, it is a claim that hovers somewhere between wishful thinking and foolish faith. It seems naive at best and preposterous at worst. But, is there good reason to believe in the resurrection? And, if so, what difference would it make? In this series of studies, we will consider the evidence of history that constitute “Ten Reasons to Believe in the Resurrection.” It is a study that could challenge conventional thinking, and offer you new reason for hope.

Number of lessons 10 | Average Lesson Length: 8 minutes

Final Zoominary 3/29 at 8 p.m. – Wrap up

TOTAL: 60 Lessons  – 330 minutes or 5.5 Hours – 7 weeks via Zoominary

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