Experiencing God: A Churchwide Bible Study


We're so excited to see such an amazing turnout for Experiencing God: A Churchwide Bible Study! Thank you to everyone who signed up—we can't wait to delve into God's word with you..  Small group assignments are currently being finalized. If you have not received your registration confirmation and class assignment, please email the Bible Institute.  Also, remember those pre-ordered workbooks? They're ready for pick up! Don't miss out on grabbing your copy right away—just swing by the church office today.  

Get ready for an incredible journey of Experiencing God!

P.S.  If you know anyone who might be interested in joining us but missed registration, let them know small group assignments are still being finalized—encourage them to reach out to the Bible Institute for more information.


Background Information: Experiencing God:  A Churchwide Bible Study

Join us for a  churchwide Bible study of the book Experiencing God by Henry, Richard, and Mike Blackaby and Claude King.  Group sessions begin January 7.

Experiencing God is a classic Bible study that has helped millions of people to experience God in a more personal and intimate way. It is a practical and down-to-earth study that is easy to understand and apply to your own life.

Each week, you will read a chapter from the book and then come to the small group meeting prepared to discuss the reading. We will also have time for prayer and sharing.

What You Will Need

A copy of the book Experiencing God (available for pre-order now-- see below)
A Bible
A notebook and pen

This study is open to all Heritage members regardless of your Bible knowledge or experience. We encourage you to come with an open heart and a willingness to learn.  Below is a link to register and pre-order the book.  We will take all orders paid by November 16 and place the first order for the church.

Publisher's Description

Experiencing God Bible Study Book includes revised printed content for 12 sessions, personal study between group sessions, and applicable Scripture. Also, each Book contains unique codes that enable you to access teaching videos for each session.

Over the years, God has used the truths of Experiencing God to awaken believers to a radically God-centered way of life. As a result, millions have come to know God intimately, to recognize His voice, and to understand His will for their lives. This new edition is revised, updated, and ready to help you again—or for the very first time—experience your Creator.

God is inviting you into an intimate love relationship through which He reveals to you His will, His ways, and His work. When you recognize where God is working, you can join Him in what He is doing. Carefully listening to His voice will anchor you in His plan and set you free to live it with boldness and freedom. Then you will experience God doing through you what only He can do.

Session topics:
1. God’s Will for Your Life
2. Looking to God
3. God Pursues a Love Relationship
4. Love and God’s Invitation
5. God Speaks, Part 1
6. God Speaks, Part 2
7. The Crisis of Belief
8. Adjusting Your Life to God
9. Experiencing God Through Obedience
10. God’s Will and the Church
11. Kingdom People
12. Experiencing God in Your Daily Life

● 12 sessions of Bible study content
● New illustrations, fresh stories, and updated language
● New video teaching featuring Richard and Mike Blackaby
● Assignments for personal and spiritual growth between small group sessions

● Learn to discern when God is speaking to you.
● Recognize God’s activity around you.
● Adjust your life to God and His ways.
● Identify what God wants to do through you.
● Respond to God’s activity in your life.
● Find where God is working and join Him.
● Be conformed into the image of God.
● Look to God, listen to Him, and watch for what his directives are.
● Obey God in every area of your life.
● Gain an understanding of what Scripture teaches about interacting with God.
● Adjust your life to be more fully used by God.


Author Bio


Henry T. Blackaby is founder of Blackaby Ministries International and former special assistant to the presidents of the following agencies of the Southern Baptist Convention: International Mission Board, North American Mission Board, and Lifeway Christian Resources. His father was a deacon and helped start churches in Canada as a lay pastor. Henry is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, and Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. He has four honorary doctor’s degrees. He pastored churches in the San Francisco and Los Angeles areas before going to Faith Baptist Church in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Henry also served as a director of missions in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has written dozens of books and has spoken in 200 countries in churches and conferences. He counsels Christian CEOs of major companies and has spoken in the White House and the United Nations. He and his wife Marilynn have five children: Richard, Thomas, Melvin, Norman, and Carrie. All five children are serving in full-time Christian ministry.

Richard Blackaby is Henry’s oldest son. He holds a PhD in history from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary as well as an honorary doctorate from Dallas Baptist University. He has served as a pastor and a seminary president. He is currently the president of Blackaby Ministries International. He is married to Lisa. They have three children: Mike, Daniel, and Carrie. Richard has co-authored a dozen books with his father as well as authoring CrossSeekersPutting a Face on Grace, and Unlimiting God.

Mike Blackaby is a church planter in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, where he lives with his wife, Sarah, and their children. He holds a PhD in apologetics from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. The co-author of two books for young adults (When Worlds Collide: Stepping up and Standing Out in an Anti-God Culture and Seven Steps to Knowing, Doing and Experiencing the Will of God), he's also the oldest grandson of Henry Blackaby. Mike enjoys reading, snowboarding, Star Wars, playing the drums, and Chinese food, and he speaks on apologetics, experiencing God, and reaching the next generation for Christ.

Claude V. King is a discipleship and church health specialist who served at Lifeway Christian Resources over 22 years prior to retirement. In addition to this course, Claude worked with Henry Blackaby to develop the Fresh Encounter resources. He also worked with T. W. Hunt to develop The Mind of Christ. He is the author or coauthor of more than 20 books and courses, including The Call to Follow ChristCome to the Lord’s TableMeet Jesus Christ, and Return to Me. Claude serves as the president of the board of directors for Final Command Ministries. He is a graduate of Belmont University and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  


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