Disciple Fast Track Summer Class 2017

( Click on the link in each section to hear the Bible verse.)


June 4, Week 1

Class Leader- Frank Faulkner

Support Leader- Maryellen Mills

Topic- Radical Discipleship

Key Message- "As Jesus continued on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at a kiosk for collecting taxes.  He said to him, 'Follow me,' and he got up and followed."  Matthew 9:9

Full Bible Readings- Matt 1-6, Matt 7-13, Matt 14-18, Matt 19-23, Matt 24-28


June 11, Week 2

Class Leader-Frank Faulkner

Support Leader - Ming Ya Deng

Topic- The Hidden Messiah

Key Message- "Now is the time!  Here comes God's kingdom!  Change your hearts and lives, and trust this good news!"  Mark 1:15

Full Bible Readings- Mark 1-4, Mark 5-8, Mark 9-11, Mark 12-14, Mark 15-16


June 18, Week 3

Class Leader- Maryellen Mills

Support Leader- Ming Ya Deng

Topic- God Seeks the Least, the Last, and the Lost

Key Message- "The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me.  He has sent me to preach good news to the poor, to proclaim release to the prisoners and recovery of sight to the blind to liberate the oppressed and to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor."       Luke 4:18-19

Full Bible Readings- 

Luke 1-2 4:1-13  

Luke 4:14-9:50

Luke 9:51-12:59

Luke 13-15, 16:1-19:27

Luke 19-28-24:5


June 25, Week 4

Class Leader- Maryellen Mills

Support Leader- Ming Ya Deng

Topic- Lifegiver

Key Message- "I came so that they could have life--indeed, so that they could live life to the fullest."  John 10:10

Full Bible Readings

John 1-5 

John 6-9 

John 10-13 

John 14-17 

John 18-21


July 2, Week 5

Class Leader- Ming Ya Deng

Support Leader- Anita Springer

Topic- The Explosive Power of the Spirit

Key Message- "Rather, you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth." Acts 1:8

Handout Acts Outline

Full Bible Readings

Acts 1-3

Acts 4-6

Acts 7-9 

Acts 10-12 

Acts 13-15:35


July 9, Week 6

Class Leader- Ming Ya Deng

Support Leader- Anita Springer

Topic- The Gospel Penetrates the World

Key Message- "You know I have testified to both Jews and Greeks that they must change their hearts and lives as they turn to God and have faith in our Lord Jesus."  Acts 20-21

Handout Acts Outline

Full Bible Readings

Acts 15:36-1

Acts 19-20 & Eph 1-4

Acts 21-23

Acts 24-26

Acts 27-28


July 16, Week 7

Class Leader- Ming Ya Dang

Support Leader- Anita Springer

Topic- Put Right with God Through Faith

Key Message- "Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ."  Romans 5:1

Handout- Letters to Romans

                Intro to the Romans

                Summary of Pauline Theology in the book of Romans

Full Bible Readings

Roman 1-4

Roman 5-7 

Roman 8-10 

Roman 11-13 

Roman 14-16


July 23, Week 8

Class Leader- Anita Springer

Support Leader- Frank Faulkner

Topic- Sound Teaching for Faithful Living

Key Message- "Pursue love, and use your ambition to try to get spiritual gifts."  1 Corinthians 14:1

Full Bible Readings  

1 Cor 1-5 

1 Cor 6-10 

1 Cor 11-15 

1 Tim 1-4

1 Tim 5-6


July 30, Week 9

Class Leader- Maryellen Mills

Support Leader- Frank Faulkner

Topic- The Son Shall Set Us Free

Key Message- "Christ has set us free for freedom. Therefore, stand firm and don't submit to the bondage of slavery again."  Galatians 5:1

Full Bible Readings 

Gal 1, Gal 2, Gal 3-4, Gal 5, Gal 6


August 6, Week 10

Class Leader- Anita Springer

Support Leader- Frank Faulkner

Topic- Our Great High Priest

Key Message- "Also, let's hold on to the confession since we have a great high priest, who passed through the heavens, who is Jesus, God's Son; because we don't have a high priest who can't sympathize with our weaknesses but instead one who was tempted in every way that we are, except without sin.  "Finally, let's draw near to the throne of favor with confidence so that we can receive mercy and find grace when we need help."  Hebrews 4:14-16

Full Bible Readings 

Heb 1-3 

Heb 4-6 

Heb 7-8 

Heb 9-10 

Heb 11-13


August 13, Week 11

Class Leader- Frank Faulkner

Support Leader- Maryellen Mills

Topic- We Never Lose Hope

Key Message- "Then he said to me, 'These words are trustworthy and true.  The Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, sent his angel to show his servants what must soon take place.  'Look!  I'm coming soon.  Favored is the one keeps the words of the prophecy contained in this scroll.' "  Revelation 22:6-7

Full Bible Readings

Rev 1-3,

Rev 4-7,

Rev 8-12,

Rev 13-16,

Rev 17-20,

Rev 21-22


August 20, Week 12

Class Leader- Antia Springer

Support Leader- Maryellen Mills

Topic- A People Set Apart

Key Message- "We have many parts in one body, but the parts don't all have the same function.  In the same way, though there are many of us, we are one body in Christ, and individually we belong to each other.  We have different gifts that are consistent with God's grace that has been given to us."

Full Bible Readings

1 Peter 1-2, 3:8-9 & Eph 4:17-5:20  

Romans 12; James 1-2

James 3-5; 1 Cor 1:17-31