The Training Hour at FBC is designed to mature disciples of Jesus Christ and classes run from Sept-May at 9am Sunday Morning in the Outreach Center. Fall Kick-off Classes Starting September 8th
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Encountering the Holy Land
Instructor: Luke Rhee
Luke grew up in the Los Angeles area and came to FBC in 2007 while attending Claremont McKenna College. After graduating with a BA in Religious Studies, he attended the Master's Seminary, where he graduated in 2015 with a M.Div. He and his wife Laura have three sons and a daughter, which makes life both crazy and exhilarating. Luke loves his family, gospel ministry, good coffee, and soccer.
If you would like to catch up on this class, you can find the sessions available for purchase through Zondervan's website here. The DVD set will also be available to rent through our church library once the class is over.
Biblical Priniciples for Parenting
"Biblical Principles for Parenting"
With Scripture as our guide and Christ as our example, we will seek to address common parenting challenges. This class is geared toward both new and seasoned parents desiring to bring their children up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Instructor: Art Nakamura
Art currently serves as an associate pastor overseeing the outreach, mercy and shepherding small group leaders of FBC. Prior to this role, Art and his family were sent out as cross-cultural servants to India. Art and his wife, Kim, have been married for 30 years . They have three adult children and four grandchildren. They enjoy opening their home to others, serving as a couple, reading books of all kinds, exploring the outdoors, watching college football, and eating ethnic foods from around the world.
The Basics of Christianity
Module 1 - Explaining Christianity:
The goal of this class is to communicate the true meaning of Christianity by looking into the original sources to see what they have to say about the life, teachings, and claims of Christ.
Instructors: Bernie Cestone, Andy Astadurian, Mike Nauertz
New Members Class
The process to becoming a member at FBC is simple and it all begins by attending our New Members class. The purpose of this class is to fully educate potential members about the vision, mission, and goal of this local body of believers. This is a three week class designed for those interested in becoming members.
Instructor: Micah Lugg
Micah grew up in the Pacific Northwest and moved to SoCal in 2004 to attend The Master’s College. After graduating with his BA in Biblical Studies in 2008, he joined the team at FBC as the Student Ministries Director. He then graduated from The Master’s Seminary with a M.Div. in 2013. He and his wife, Audrey, have three daughters.