Believers School of Excellence

Believers School of Excellence has returned and we are getting back to our roots. The original textbooks, are back. Teachers from the original BSE are back, and the connection with God is stronger than ever. 

BSE 2022 will run from Tuesday, March 1st to Tuesday, June 7th.

Introduction to Believers School of Excellence

Here at Resurrection Life Mid Michigan it is our mission to help you live the life you were born to live, to find your place in the Body of Christ and be all that you can be as a Christian. It is only through this, that you will ultimately be satisfied and fulfilled in your life.

Believers School of Excellence is for men and women who desire to develop in Godliness, integrity, and excellence.

It is a school that consists of three challenging and exciting classes that will propel you into spiritual growth.

  • Class I Foundations for Christian Growth
  • Class II God’s Plan for Christian Service
  • Class III Discipleship Training

These classes are to be taken in sequential order, they will help believers to find their purpose and place in the Body of Christ.

These classes will assist you in receiving all God has for you and help you accomplish all that He has planned for you.

Who can take it? Anyone that desires to grow spiritually and learn what it really means to be a follower of Christ. (You must be 16 years or older).

Class registrations start one month prior to beginning of class.

Registration cost:

$100 First Applicant
$50 Additional Immediate Family Members
$50 Repeat Class

Childcare:

Childcare for kids newborn to 6th grade is available at no further cost to students.

BSE 2022 Classes:


CLASS I Foundations for Christian Growth

Course Description:

Foundations for Christian Growth is the first class of Believers School. This class is designed to help you experience more of God in your everyday life. You will learn about who He is, all He has done for you, how to receive all He has freely given you, and who you are in Christ (1 Cor. 2:12).

Lessons include:

  • The Bible - Word of God
  • The Nature of God
  • Righteousness - Gift of God
  • The New Creation
  • Baptism in the Holy Spirit
  • The Renewed Mind
  • Freedom From Sin
  • Faith - Rest of God
  • Faith’s Confession
  • Healing - The Will of God

Class objectives:

We will teach students:

  • To understand God's Word, the Bible, is true and trustworthy!
    • We have to align with God's Word.
  • By excepting Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior we are made righteous.
    • Not by what we have done but by what He has done!
  • All things are received by faith in God's word through Jesus Christ!
    • But we must know the Word of God.

Textbooks:

  • Foundations for Christian Growth by Ron Tucker
  • The Believer’s Authority by Kenneth Hagin
  • Christianity: Hoax or History by Josh McDowell

Students are also required to study course curriculum, complete homework, memorize verses, and recite books of the Bible.


CLASS II God's Plan for Christian Service

Course Description:

God’s Plan for Christian Service is the second class of Believers School. This class will show you that you are special and unique in God’s eyes and that He has a plan and purpose for your life. This class is designed to help you begin to develop
spiritual gifts and to help you become all you can be with God.

Lessons include:

  • Spiritual Maturity - Useful to God
  • The Love Nature - Imitators of God
  • Guidance - Led by the Spirit of God
  • The Prayer Life - Abiding in Christ
  • Praise & Petition - Fruitful for God
  • Prayer Warfare - Co-Laborers with God
  • Prosperity - Abundant in God
  • Spiritual Gifts - The Plan of God’s Spiritual Gifts - Manifestations of the Spirit
  • Gifts to the Church - The Design of God
  • Christian Service - Minister of God
  • Evangelism - Witness for God.

Class objectives:

We will teach students:

  • That it is our responsibility to mature and without that we will be of little use to the kingdom of God.
  • As believers we are expected to take up our position in the body, according to the gifts we have been given each member.
  • To learn how to pray and the value of prayer.

Textbooks:

  • God’s Plan for Christian Service by Ron Tucker, and Rick Hufton
  • Ministry of Helps Handbook by Buddy Bell

Students are also required to study course curriculum, complete homework, memorize verses, and recite books of the Bible.


 

Class III Discipleship Training

Course Description:

Discipleship Training is the third class of Believers School. It will prepare and equip you to find and fulfill God’s plan for your life. Pastor Rick pours his heart and life into the students of this class with the goal of helping each one become all God has created them to be. The demands are high, but if you commit yourself to this class and successfully complete it, your life will never be the same!

The Discipleship Training class or 'DT' is taught by the Senior Pastor Rick Lopez

The Discipleship Training class is required for all church leadership.

Lessons include:

  • Vision & Tennants of Faith 
  • Appointment With God
  • Advanced Bible Study Techniques Torah Time
  • Ordering Your Life Priorities
  • Loyalty & Faithfulness
  • Discovering and Functioning in Your Spiritual Gifts
  • Discovering and Functioning in Your Spiritual Gifts Continued
  • Ministrering to Others
  • Stewardship (Tithing)
  • Church Government and Submission
  • Developing The Leader Within You

Textbooks:

  • Seven Practices of Effective Ministry by Andy Stanley, Lane Jones, and Reggie Joiner
  • The Wisdom in the Hebrew Alphabet by Michael L. Munk
  • Ordering Your Private World by Gordon MacDonald
  • Obedience in Finances by Kenneth Hagin Jr.
  • How to Relate to Your Pastor by Dr. Mark T. Barclay
  • The Real Truth About Tithing by Dr. Mark T. Barclay
  • Tozer on Christian Leadership Devotion by A.W. Tozer