GraceU

GraceU Courses fulfill Grace Baptist Church’s mission to make and multiply Christ followers by equipping Grace members, and those in neighboring churches, through offering a formalized biblical education within the local church. It aims to grow mature church leadership via the four educational benchmarks of biblical literacy, theological development, personal discipleship, and ministerial preparation. Courses can be credited toward three certificate tracks and taken throughout the year:

  • Spiritual Enrichment (SE)
  • Ministry Training (MT)
  • Pastoral Development (PD)

GraceU Fall 2022 Class list 

(T/FA1) Introduction to Christianity and the Church - 10 weeks

Instructors: Wagner Floriani, Pastor Jared Burkholder

Course description: Crash course exploring the foundational principles of the Christian faith and the local church. Students new to faith, or long time Christ-followers, will receive practical directed study to frame their personal discipleship, and discipling efforts around the key ideas that make Christianity distinctively Christian.

Location: D220

when: September 6th at 6:30pm

Cost: $80

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(TH/FA1) How to Study and Teach the Bible - 10 weeks

Instructor: Pastor David W. Hegg

Course description: Course aims to introduce principles of biblical interpretation, practice methods for personal Bible study and teaching, and explore resources for further in-depth study. Students will practice Bible interpretation across the two testaments, in all its genres, cultivating confidence to accurately handle God’s Word.

Location: Conference Center

When: September 8th at 6:30pm

Cost: $80 

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(W/FA1) The Art of Neighboring-Elective - 5 weeks

Instructor: Cecil Stalnaker

Course description: Guided course discussion over principles of biblical evangelism in the natural rhythms of everyday life. This course aims to provide practical direction to look gospel opportunities, helping Christ followers make the most of the places and situations God has already given them.

Location: D223

When: September 7th at 6:30pm

Cost: $50

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(W/FA1) Biblical Peacemaking- Elective 5wk

Instructor: Pastor Joe Keller

Course description: Course is designed to understand and apply the biblical principles relating to interpersonal conflict and mediating conflict of others. Through an in-depth study of God’s word within an interactive classroom environment, students will be equipped and encouraged to live as peacemakers in every season with wisdom and hope.   

Location: D223

When: October 12th, 6:30pm

Cost: $50

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We never want money to be a barrier for you to have access to quality biblical training. If at any time you're unable to pay the course fee, reach out to us at we're happy to help. If you have any questions, please email stephanie.foglesong@gracebaptist.org 


July Seminars 2022

Every Sunday in July, the Grace Family will benefit from a variety of seminars that highlight specific areas of discipleship and instruction. While we will continue to gather for corporate worship at 8:45am and 10:45am, July Seminars will replace all ABFs in the month of July only and be offered at both hours. July Seminars will be located all across the GBC campus in various locations. 

Sunday, July 3rd

  • How to Identify and Raise Leaders in your Ministry – Richard Lee, Room D220, 1st service 
  • The Importance of Biblical Archaeology – Dr. Todd Bolen, TSC High School Room, 2nd service 
  • Panel: How to Care for Aging Parents – Geoff Beckwith, Pastor Peter Beers, Dr. John Beck, TSC Junior High Room 1st & 2nd service 
  • Panel: What is Noble Masculinity – Wayne Foglesong, Bryan Biggers, Christian Delgado, Pastor Aaron Miller, Room D221, 1st & 2nd service 

Sunday, July 10th 

  • How to Identify and Raise Leaders in your Ministry – Richard Lee, D220, 2nd service 
  • The Importance of Biblical Archaeology – Dr. Todd Bolen, TSC High School Room, 1st service
  • What is Biblical Femininity in the Church – Martha Harding, Dr. Lisa LaGeorge, Lynn Caldwell, Pastor Joe Keller, Room D221, 1st & 2nd service 
  • How to integrate Family Life and Church Life – Bryan Biggers, Room D220, 1st service 

Sunday, July 17th 

  • How to Study the Bible with Unbelievers - Dr. Cecil Stalknaker, Room D220, 1st service 
  • How to Read Biblical Parables – Dr. Jason Beals, TSC Junior High Room, 1st service 
  • How to Integrate Family Life and Church Life – Bryan Biggers, Room D220, 2nd service 
  • How to Anticipate the Messiah in the OT – Dr. Will Varner TSC High School Room, 2nd Service 

Sunday, July 24th 

  • How does the Church Help Your Marriage Thrive – David and Stephanie Foglesong, Room D220, 2nd service 
  • How to Read Biblical Parables – Dr. Jason BealsTSC Junior High Room, 2nd service 
  • What are the Effects of Technology in Education and the Home – Dr. Matt Dixon, Room D220, 1st service 
  • How to Anticipate the Messiah in the OT – Dr. Will Varner, TSC High School Room, 1st service

July 31st

  • How does the Church Help Your Marriage Thrive – David and Stephanie Foglesong, Room D220, 1st service 
  • What are the Effects of Technology in Education and the Home – Dr. Matt Dixon, Room D220, 2nd service 
  • Panel: How to Think Christianly in the Sciences – Dave Coppedge, Dr. Joe Francis, Dr. Mike Grisanti, Pastor Jared Burkholder, TSC High School Room, 1st & 2nd service  
  • Why Does Church History Matter – Wagner Floriani, D120, 1st service