Going through the first half of the book, "Growing in Christ," this class will enrich your walk with Christ and build you up in the foundations of your Christian Faith.
Essentials in Worship
What is worship? Who is the God we worship? What is a worshipper? What are our values in worship? Join us as we uncover the answers to these questions and more!
How to Study the Bible
This 4 week course, authored by Rick Warren ("The Purpose-Driven Life"), examines a dozen approaches to our study of the Word. From devotional readings, to topical studies, to book genre surveys, as well as 9 other techniques, this class gives you new and fresh ways to learn and grow in your study of the Bible.
The Study of God
What does the whole Bible teach us today? How do we know that Scripture has authority? How do we know that God exists? And what is mankind's role in the universe? All these questions and more will be addressed in this Friday evening and Saturday Intensive.
How to Present the Gospel
Do you ever have trouble speaking up for Christ? Are you afraid you may say something wrong or not have the answers to the questions? Don't stay silent! Come grow in your confidence to share with those around you.
Prophetic Art Class
Prophetic art is man partnering with God and creating from our intimacy with Him in ways that reflect and display His heart of love. In these workshop sessions you will be encouraged, challenged and ignited as we discover through different activation exercises that each one of us is born to create and worship God through our creative gifts. No matter if you can only draw stick figures or you already have an artistic gift, come and be released into a new freedom and child like faith once again!
Feel shy about singing? Is your freedom in worship inhibited because you "can't sing"? This voice class is for YOU! Come get equipped to make a joyful noise unto the Lord!
Freedom in Dance
Join us as we explore how our physical movement can be used to worship and engage with the Lord in a new way. In this class we will discover freedom of expression by deconstructing traditional ideas of “dance," examine principles of modern dance through a spiritual lens, and learn how to cultivate a personal movement practice.
Financial Peace University
Making "Adventurous Disciples"
This powerful seminar will equip participants to make disciples that reflect the person of Jesus. Taking the best of the last generation methods and marrying it with the methods of rabbinic discipleship that Jesus employed. The participant will learn how to blend Truth, Relationship and Doing in order to make adventurous disciples. These three elements of effective discipleship are essential to seeing Jesus formed in people’s souls. Other skills will include boundary setting, how to lovingly correct and how to factor in the uniqueness of the person you are mentoring.
Kingdom of God
This is a one- day intensive taken from Vineyard Bible Institute's accredited curriculum on Kingdom of God theology. This is the theology embraced by the Vineyard Movement. Pioneered by George Eldon Ladd, this theology takes into account the last century's archaeological data that has been collected in and around the Holy Lands. Radical new understanding of Jesus's message about the Kingdom of God, and the "now and not yet" of that Kingdom are explored.
How to Minister in the Holy Spirit
Pastor John will be teaching many of the things he has learned over the years of ministering on the Holy Spirit's Power!
This four-week class is designed to teach the basics of leadership in the local church. It will equip the attendees with a working definition of leadership in a church setting and how to increase your influence. Building trust and keeping one’s focus will also be addressed as well as the all important ability to reproduce oneself.
Leadership 201 is a class for those who wish to function in leadership at the Tempe Vineyard. Its emphasis is on the leader reproducing himself. The topics of mentoring and the four steps to reproducing oneself will be explored. Leadership 101 is recommended, though NOT a prerequisite.
Dreams and Interpretation
A 4 week class exploring the nature and origins of the dreams and visions in the night we receive. Helpful tools to position ourselves to hear the Holy Spirit give us the interpretation are discussed as well.
Revelatory Gifts in Ministry Situations
How do you know when the Lord is telling you to pray for someone? How do you know how to pray? The focus of this all new class will be bringing to practical application all that we have learned about praying for those around you and helping us learn to apply what we've learned with a natural manner.
Revelatory Gifts: The Local Church and Beyond
This 6 week class is a compliment to "The Gift of Prophecy". This stand-alone course does not require a prerequisite. Classroom discussion, fun "prophetic" exercises, and impartation will combine to allow for a more comprehensive examination of these gifts from the Holy Spirit.
Immanuel Prayer Intensive
Immanuel (or Emmanuel) means “God with us” and this is the foundation of this inner healing model. Learn how you can experience and minister the healing love of Christ to emotional pain or deep brokenness in your heart by seeking God’s healing presence.
A 6 week workshop on speaking from the pulpit. Students will prepare 15 minutes messages and deliver them to the class. Skills will be evaluated and honed by classroom feedback and further teaching supplemental to the 101 intensive class. (Preaching/Teaching 1 is a prerequisite)