Christian Bible Studies and Courses

NEXT @ SouthRidge

What is NEXT? NEXT is a program that offers life and spiritual enrichment courses, seminars, support groups, workshops, and bible studies. Think of it like a place where you can go to learn about the things you find interesting or helpful in a setting that is friendly and welcoming.




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Check out the list of courses to see what’s coming up. Don’t see something for you? Check back after this semester is over to see what’s new. Courses are available during fall (Oct – Nov), winter (Jan – Feb) and spring (Apr – May).









Bible Study

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FEB 21-MAY 2, 2018

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Jordan & Israel Holy Lands Journey

Due to the complexity of this trip, online registration is not enabled. 

Teaser Description
This trip is designed to help people deepen their faith but having the Bible come alive before their eyes as they visit and walk the lands described in both the Old Testament and the Gospels.

Dates:
Leaving – Saturday, April 28, 2018
Return – Sunday, May 13, 2018
(16 Days)

Cost:
$5,329 CAD per person (based on double occupancy)

The participants will receive in-depth teaching from the trip leaders and a local guide as to the significance of each location from a biblical perspective.  Some of the locations that will be visited include: Petra, Mt Nebo, the Dead Sea, Bethany, Capernaum, Galilee, Golan Heights, Nazareth, Mt Carmel, and Jerusalem.
For more information about the trip talk to either Larry Perkins or Brent Chapman
Instructors: Dr. Larry Perkins
Since 1978 Dr. Perkins has taught biblical studies at undergraduate and graduate level. His primary focus is New Testament, particularly exegetical and hermeneutical issues related to the Gospel of Mark, 1 Peter and Galatians. He also teaches New Testament Theology, Exposition of Romans, Jesus and the Kingdom, Greek Exegesis and a Doctor of Ministry Course entitled “Spiritual Leadership in the New Testament”. Dr. Perkins served as President of Northwest Baptist Seminary from 2000-2010, providing leadership for Northwest Baptist Seminary, one of the five seminaries that partner to form the Associated Canadian Theological Schools of Trinity Western University. He served as Dean of ACTS from 1995-2004, giving broad academic direction to the academic development of ACTS, the Graduate School of Theological Studies for Trinity Western University. He also is one of the founding members of the Institute for Septuagint Studies at Trinity Western University. He remains active in church ministry, serving as an elder of SouthRidge Fellowship Baptist Church, Langley, B.C. He is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, a fellow of the Institute for Biblical Research and a member of the International Society of Septuagint and Cognate Studies.



Alpha

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Teaser Description
Explore life’s big questions and the basics of the Christian faith through a series of interactive video based sessions and group discussions.

Dates:
Wednesdays Feb 21- May 2, 2018

Time:
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Location:
Carl & Julie Ens Home

Cost:
Free

Explore life’s big questions and the basics of the Christian faith through a series of interactive video based sessions and group discussions.

Location: Carl & Julie Ens’ (9757 McKinnon Cres., Fort Langley. Directly across from Fort Langley Golf Course)

We will start the evening with sharing a meal first, potluck style.

For more information contact Carl or Julie at ensfamily@yahoo.ca or Julie @ 778.828.8977

Carl & Julie Ens

Carl & Julie have attended SouthRidge since the beginning, 21 years ago. Carl has worked with the Surrey Fire Dept. for 30 years, loves sports, and is an avid Seahawk fan “GO HAWKS!”. Julie has been a dental assistant, but mostly a stay at home Mom with a heart to encourage & mentor other women. She loves to run the Houston Trail & enjoys the outdoors. They have been married 26 years, blessed with 4 children and enjoy spending time with family & friends. Knowing God has been the biggest source of hope in their lives, Carl & Julie are excited to go on this journey with others as they explore life, faith & meaning!




Baptism Class

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Teaser Description
For anyone interested in getting baptized or learning more about it

Dates:
May 28th, 2018 

Times:
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location:
SouthRidge Fireside Room

Cost:
Free

This course is for anyone who is interested in getting baptized or learning more about why we do baptism the way that we do. 

Wes Linde

Wes Linde is an associate pastor at SouthRidge Church in Langley. He became a believer in his late teens and when God called him into youth pastoral ministries he nodded and said, “that makes total sense!”