Life Courses

Our Fall Semester begins Tuesday, September 12th.

Life Courses are offered on Tuesday nights from 7pm-9pm and Wednesday nights from 7pm-8:30pm at 595 Lagimodiere Blvd. It's a great way to meet new people and invest in your life! No matter who you are or where you are from, come out and learn from some of today's greatest leaders! All courses are offered at no cost and refreshments are available during the break! 

Please note, child care is only provided on Wednesday nights. Optional books & workbooks are available for purchase.

Register below for which course(s) you would like to join.

Starting Tuesday, September 12
Winning in Finances by Dave Ramsey - 10 week course
Financial Success! Removing the stress that comes with financial problems will improve every area of your life. Through this video course, Dave Ramsey will teach you how to move through the stages of financial growth, from survival (paying the bills) all the way to significance (giving to others). Learn practical steps in budgeting, debt-reduction, saving, understanding investments, etc. This course is for the financially secure to the financially distressed.

Truth Project by Focus on the Family with Dr. Del Tackett - 12 week course
What is Truth? This video course will give you a 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 focuses on the big, basic issues of human life such as the existence of God, the nature of reality, the existence and knowability of absolute truth, and the moral and ethical implications of these and other primary questions.

Marriage Preparation by Focus on the Family - 5 week course
Specifically designed for engaged couples and newlyweds, this DVD course uses many real-life examples, stories and anecdotes to give you a comprehensive look at the fundamentals of a great marriage. Give your mate the best by learning how to be the best husband or wife you can be.

Love & Respect by Emerson Eggerichs - 5 week course
What do you want for your marriage? Want some peace? Want to feel close? Want to feel valued? Want to experience marriage the way God intended? Then why not try some love and respect. This video course is changing the way couples talk to, think about, and treat each other.

Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend - 6 week course
A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible. In other words, boundaries define who we are and who we are not. They impact all areas of our lives. Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Often, Christians focus so much on being loving and unselfish that they forget their own limits and limitations. Come out and learn how to set boundaries so you can take control of your life.

Never Give Up by Joyce Meyer - 5 week course
God wants to bless you, as well as others through you.  In this course, Joyce Meyer will teach you about your health, your finances, and those you love, as well as give you keys to success, and overcoming fear and doubt.  “For those who never give up, failure is simply the fuel for greater determination and success”

If God Made the Universe – Why is it the Way it is? by Dr. Hugh Ross - 5 week course
“Why?” This is one of the most common and emotionally charged questions. Taught by astronomer Hugh Ross, this video course will tackle many of your most pressing cosmic “why questions” such as: 
Why would God make the universe so big?
Why would he let one man and one woman ruin it for everyone?
Why should I believe my life has any real meaning? ….. and many more. 

Christian – It’s Not What You Think by Andy Stanley - 4 week course (NEW)
What does “Christian” really mean?  The words used to describe Christians today often bear no resemblance to what Jesus wanted his followers to be known for. In this four week video course with Andy Stanley, you will be given one word that should describe every Christian. You will also learn how Jesus followers should treat those who don’t yet know Christ and why people love Jesus but not His followers.

Good Things by Kevin Gerald - 2 week course 
Do you believe that God is good no matter what? Learn to see yourself through the lens of God’s goodness and favour. Through this video course with Kevin Gerald, learn to take a fresh look around you with eyes that cut through the daily distortions to see the undeniable and extravagant goodness of God.

Starting Wednesday, September 13
Grief Share by Church Initiative - 7 week course
Your journey from Mourning to Joy. At Grief Share, you will find comfort and care to help you heal from your loss and learn valuable information that will help you through this difficult time in your life. It’s a place where you can be with people who know how you feel.

Divorce Care by Church Initiative - 7 week course
It takes time and work to heal the pain that comes with a breakup of a marriage. Even if your divorce was 20 years ago, Divorce Care can really help! If you have remarried, this course will help you strengthen your new marriage. Singles that have never married but have recently ended a long relationship will also benefit from this course

Starting Tuesday, September 19
21 Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell - 7 week course
Follow these laws and people will follow you! Simply and briefly, Maxwell outlines the essentials of leadership that transcend time, place, culture, and situation.  These basic laws of success can be applied to business and private life, helping anyone reach their full potential. 

Starting Wednesday, October 4
Understanding Sin / Understanding Yourself by Leon Fontaine - 1 session
Many people have a totally wrong concept of what sin is and its effects.  The Bible tells us Jesus came to take away the sin of the world.  Join Pastor Leon as he teaches us who we really are in Christ and how we, as Christians, are recovering from the effects of sin.
We are all complex, complicated individuals and the world is full of self-help books written to try and help us understand ourselves.  Pastor Leon takes us on a journey to learn and understand how our Creator designed the “hardware & software” programs in all of us.

Starting Wednesday, October 18
Sacred Parenting by Gary Thomas – 6 week course 
Raising Children Shapes Our Souls - Parenting is a school for spiritual formation and our children are our teachers. Instead of discussing how parents can change their kids, Gary Thomas turns the tables and demonstrates how God uses our kids to change us. You’ll be encouraged by stories that tell how other parents handled the challenges and difficulties of raising a godly family. Grow closer to Christ and your children as you go through this course.

Holy Spirit by Leon Fontaine - 2 week course (595 Chapel)
Come out and join us at the Holy Spirit class as Pastor Leon teaches via video about the baptism of the Holy Spirit, and why we must have Him active in our lives today.

Starting Tuesday, October 24
Who Switched Off My Brain by Dr. Caroline Leaf - 5 week course
Detoxing your brain! According to medical research, 87% of illnesses that plague us today are the result of our thought life.  What we think affects us emotionally and physically. In this video series, with Dr. Caroline Leaf, you will learn how to detoxify your brain and rid yourself of all those toxic thoughts, and the harmful emotions and stress levels they generate.

Winning My Race by Dr. Zsolt Egey-Samu & Dr. Randy Kloss - 4 week course
There are countless how-to diet & workout plans out there. But the problem for many is not the HOW but the WHY. Everyone knows HOW to run. Not many know WHY they need to run. Without the why you will never understand the how. Winning My Race will not only lay out the plan for walking in divine health, but also provide the life management skills and the discipline you need to follow the plan.

Sacred Search by Gary Thomas - 4 week course
Who should I marry? This video course with Gary Thomas, is designed to help you make a spectacular, God-honouring choice in finding the “right-one” to marry.  It’s so important to learn the “why” of marriage before you know the “who” to marry. Through this course you will gain practical advice for building a relationship with eternal purposes. 

Fight by Craig Groeschel - 3 week course (*For Men Only)
Win the Battles that matter most! Through this video course Pastor Craig Groeschel examines the life of Samson – a strong man with glaring weaknesses. By looking at Samson’s life, you’ll learn to defeat the demons that make strong men weak and become who God made you to be - a man who knows how to fight for what’s right.

#Struggles by Craig Groeschel - 2 week course
We all love the benefits of technology. But even with the benefits, many of us suspect there are negative consequences beyond our control.  The more we interact online, the more we crave face-to-face intimacy. Through this video course, Craig Groeschel shows us how we can stay engaged with social media while still keeping our eyes focused on Jesus.  He helps us understand the biblical principles that a life with Christ brings and how we can still put God first in our social media saturated world.

Starting Wednesday, November 1
Humilitas by John Dickson - 1 session
Jesus came as a man & was the perfect model of humility. This course taught by John Dickson, talks about the benefits and origins of humility, and how being humble can add power to your life.

Starting Tuesday, November 7
The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth by John Maxwell - 4 week course
To reach your full potential and become the person God created you to be, you must grow- and to grow, you must be highly intentional about it. Join us as we learn the laws that will help you become more successful in every area of life, building up your sense of purpose and your passion.

Starting Wednesday, November 15

How To Study The Bible by Joyce Meyer & others - 1 session
Applying the Word of God in every area of your life is the key to successful living. Renew your love and enthusiasm for studying God’s Word with Joyce Meyer, Rick Renner and RT Kendall.

Starting Tuesday, November 28
Five Love Languages by Dr. Gary Chapman - 1 session
Are you and your spouse speaking the same language? While love is a many splendored thing, it is sometimes a very confusing thing, too. And as people come in all varieties, shapes, and sizes, so do their choices of personal expressions of love. Learn to speak and understand your mate's love language, and in no time you will be able to effectively love and truly feel loved in return. Skillful communication is within your grasp!