FOUNDATIONS is not …
FOUNDATIONS is not another program. It is not a one-size-fits-all information transfer. It is not college or seminary or any other rote learning institution. And most important, it is not something for super saints (they won’t think they need it anyway).
Then what is it?
FOUNDATIONS is Training for Life. It is the basic process of discipleship modeled and commanded by Jesus, designed to help anybody grow in godliness. And because that is our mission as Christ’s church (see back cover of the Handbook), it is your elders’ responsibility to see that you are well equipped. We want to help you grow and learn within the context of deliberate, loving relationships in our local church and be changed into Christ-like, God-glorifying disciples in the process.
FOUNDATIONS consists of three essential components:
- Knowing — online and live courses
- Doing — practicums (participatory learning experiences), and
- Becoming — life-on-life mentoring
Most will begin by selecting one of the four Tracks appropriate to their calling (see the Handbook). You may change Tracks at any time or substitute courses for ones you’ve already studied. And for those who don’t want to commit to a Track, feel free to select any of the courses or practicums as appropriate. Remember, It’s not a program. It’s a process.
For more information, please download the Handbook below.