Only a close relationship with Christ can provide true nourishment in a world full of shallow lives and weak roots. That is why our Deeper Roots ministry is designed to help you grow in faith and understanding of God's Word by providing relevant, Bible-based classes taught by loving and experienced teachers. Our Deeper Roots classes are offered on Wednesday nights from 6:15-7:45pm during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Fall Session 1

August 22-October 24


  • THE CALVARY ROAD (Women’s Study)

    Do you long for revival and power in your life? Come learn how Jesus can fill you with His Spirit through brokenness, repentance and confession as we explore the crucified life. 

    Teacher: Pam Sewell - Room 300

    *Preview the book HERE. It is also available as a free PDF HERE.

    *Preview the Study Guide HERE.

    * HERE is the link to the free audio version of the book.

  • IN HIS IMAGE (Women’s Study)

    By exploring ten characteristics of who God is—holy, loving, just, good, merciful, gracious, faithful, patient, truthful, and wise—this book helps us understand who God intends for us to be. Through Christ, the perfect reflection of the image of God, we will discover how God’s own attributes impact how we live, leading to freedom and purpose as we follow his will and are conformed to his image.

    Teacher: Casey Martin - Room 307

    *Check out the book HERE.


    Take control of your money, plan for your future, and transform your life. This nine-lesson, money-management class taught by America's most trusted financial guru, Dave Ramsey. Dave and his teaching team will walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future, and much more..

    Teachers: Tim & Whitney Gustafson - Room 306

    *Watch a course overview HERE.


    Only Jesus deserves to hold the primary place in our lives. He offers us a better position, a better priest, a better covenant, a better hope, and a better sacrifice. Come see these truths and many more as we study through this book together and encounter the TRUTH of God's Word.

    Teacher: Jared Humphries - Room 302

    *Watch an introduction to Hebrews HERE.


    The Bible is a worldwide bestseller published in countless sizes and bindings, translations and languages. Sworn by in court, fought over by religious people, quoted in arguments. The Bible is clearly no ordinary book. How can you begin to read and understand it as a whole? In this class we will traces the story of the whole Bible from Genesis to Revelation to see how it all fits together, telling of God's wonderful plan to save the world through Jesus Christ.

    Teacher: Edward Rodgers - Room 301

    *HERE is a link to the book.


    What is the gospel? What does a gospel shaped life look like? How can we share the gospel with others? Join us as we celebrate the "good news of Jesus Christ" each week and seek to understand the message of the gospel, the power and freedom of the gospel shape life, the beauty of gospel centered community, and our privilege to carry out gospel mission in a broken world.

    Teacher: Jeremy Phillips - Room 303

    *Watch THIS CLIP on the gospel centered life.


    This 15-week course is the starting point for looking at life from a biblical perspective. Each lesson discusses in great detail the relevance and importance of living the Christian worldview in daily life. It represents the possibility for exponential change within the body of Christ; millions have been transformed by this curriculum. As it has been throughout history, God continues to call ordinary people to make an eternal difference in our world. 

    Teacher: Larry Ninas - Room 308

    *Check out a class trailer HERE.


    Sometimes we forget that prayer and praying together is a privilege. So, come join us as we pray. Come celebrate and practice this privilege we have been granted as sons and daughters redeemed by the blood of Jesus. 

    Facilitator: Ben Comerford - Room 311


November 7-December 12


  • FINDING I AM (Women’s Study)

    What is the deep cry of your heart? The ache in your soul? The prayer you keep repeating? Jesus not only cares about your deep wrestling, but He also wants to step in and see you through it. 

    Teacher: Ruth Hancock - Room 300

    * Watch a video promo HERE.

    * Preview the book HERE.

  • IT STARTS AT HOME (Women’s Study)

    Our children can grow up smart, athletic, popular and polite but lack a vibrant relationship with Christ. Come explore biblical and tangible ways we can build a legacy of faith for our children. Teachers: Team Mom

    * Watch a trailer HERE.


    We want to love and care for the widows, widowers, and shut-ins in our community.  Come and join us as we work together to love on, minister to, and serve those who are often forgotten.

    Facilitator: Wendy Aldridge


    Christ’s command to make disciples of all nations requires us to look beyond our own priorities & comforts. Caring for the poor and engaging the lost are costly, but this is what the gospel compels us to do.

    Teacher: Adam Camp

  • FINALLY FREE (Men's Study)

    We will study 8 gospel-centered strategies for overcoming the deceitful lure of sexual temptation. Come prepare to fight against & help others fight against a pressing cultural issue.

    Teacher: Jeremy Phillips

    * Check out the book HERE (not necessary to take the class)

    * Check out an interview with the author HERE.


    Sometimes we forget that praying together is a privilege. Come celebrate & practice this privilege we have been granted as sons and daughters redeemed by the blood of Jesus.

    Facilitator: Ben Comerford