An eight-week course covering a range of beliefs essential to the Christian faith. Topics include: the existence of God, the truth of the Bible, the nature of human beings, the person and work of Jesus, salvation, the Church and our mission in San Diego. This class is necessary for membership in The Resolved Church.
An eight-week cohort learning course covering a range of practices essential to the Christian life. Topics include: giving, community, serving, worship, personal stories, the spiritual disciplines, missional living and caring for the soul. This class is necessary for leadership in The Resolved Church.
Theology of Marriage
An eight-week course addressing the covenant of marriage. Topics include: the foundation of marriage in the Gospel, roles in marriage (complementarianism), Christian hedonism (happiness) in marriage, sin in marriage, finances in marriage, children in marriage, sex in marriage, and mentors in marriage. This course is for those considering marriage or those needing to grow in their marriage. If you are interested in receiving marital and/or pre-marital counseling please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Theology of Finances
This class uses both the Dave Ramsey and Crown Ministries finances teaching materials. Carson Kvaternik, The Resolved Church’s Finance Deacon teaches this class. The class consists of watch a short DVD segment, a brief teaching segment, group discussion, and workbook assignments
An eight-week cohort learning course covering the Great Commission and living as a Christian in a non-Christian world. Participants will read Friend of Sinners by Harvey Turner and work on various discipleship projects.
In this ten-week group learning cohort we address Christian Hedonism, Idolatry, God-Centrality, the Spiritual Disciplines, Teachability and Repentance. We read portions of five different books: Desiring God by John Piper, Counterfeit Gods & Prodigal God by Tim Keller, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald Whitney and Humility by C.J. Mahoney. Each week a different student leads a discussion on what we read and how it is playing out in the processes and work of our head, heart and hands.
Gender Roles, Family & Discipleship
In this ten-week group learning cohort we address Manhood, Womanhood, Complementarianism, Parenting and Discipleship. We read portions of four different books: Masculine Mandate (for men) by Richard Phillips, Disciplines of a Godly Woman (for women) by Barbara Hughes, God, Marriage, and Family by Andreas Kosteburger, Shepherding a Child's Heart >by Tedd Tripp and Gospel-Centered Discipleship by Jonathan Dodson. Each week a different student leads a discussion on what we read and how it is playing out in the processes and work of our head, heart and hands.
In this ten-week group learning cohort we address the existence of God, the inerrancy of the Bible, Christology, soteriology, election and divine sovereignty. We read portions of four different books: Apologetics: A Justification of Christian Belief by John Frame, Taking God at His Word by Kevin DeYoung, The Cross of Christ by John Stott and When Grace Comes Home by Terry Johnson. Each week a different student leads a discussion on what we read and how it is playing out in the processes and work of our head, heart and hands.
In this ten-week group learning cohort we address the Church, church offices, counseling and mission. We read portions of four different books: The Church: The Gospel Made Visible by Mark Dever, Biblical Eldership by Alexander Strauch & Deacon Selected Texts (provided), Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands by Paul David Tripp and Radical Reformission by Mark Driscoll. Each week a different student leads a discussion on what we read and how it is playing out in the processes and work of our head, heart and hands.
An eight-week course through Church history from the time of Jesus to today. You will learn about key figures, events, and the development of doctrines throughout time and how all of it impacts the church today.
An eight-week course addressing the scriptures and beliefs of eight of the world’s major religions including Judaism, Islam, Zoroastrianism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shintoism. In addition, this course takes an in depth look at the belief of religious pluralism (the idea that all religions teach basically the same thing and are equal paths to god). You will walk away from this course with a better understanding of the world’s beliefs and what the gospel of Christianity has to say in connection to them.
An eight-week course designed to provide education on who should be a part of a plant and what it takes to plant. Course covers topics such as: why plant, contextualization, the uniqueness of a church plant, the importance of planting with support, membership, mission, the roles of the lead planter and a co-planting team and strategies for planting.
Studying the Scriptures
An eight-week course addressing the discipline of Bible interpretation. Topics include: rules of interpretation, aberrant theories, the historical grammatical principle, genre analysis, textual analysis, determining historical/cultural backgrounds and it’s significance, the proper place of word studies and how to see everything in the Bible as connected to Christ. You will walk away from this course with a much richer understanding of the Bible and the tools to know how to study it on your own better.
A year-long course teaching Koine Greek, the language the New Testament was written in. After the first year the student will be able to translate passages of 1 John directly out a Greek text.
The goal and design of this course is to both develop new preachers and help current preachers get better at their craft. The first session is an overview of healthy homiletics. Every other session involves giving a 30 minute sermon followed by a 30 minute class critique. This class meets once a month for four months.
To prepare a man who has been called by Jesus to be a pastor in a local visible expression of His church. This preparation includes both experiential and intellectual training. As demonstrated by Jesus’ twelve disciples and the apostle Paul, who each spent three years in preparation, we believe the calling to pastor a church necessitates this type of commitment in order to “walk in a manner worthy of the calling” received (Eph 4:1). You may learn more about the Pastoral Residency here and apply here.
Church Planter Residency
To prepare a man who has been called by Jesus to lead start a new local visible expression of His church. This preparation involves assessment and coaching as well as theological, pastoral and planting development so that a planter might be sent out of The Resolved Church fully equipped and ready to lead a plant. You may learn more about the Church Planter Residency here and apply here.