biblestudy

Adult Small Groups

The purpose of our Adult Small Group Ministry is to connect people in groups of Biblical community where together and as individuals they can grow in Christ deeply.

PLEASE NOTE The leader of the group will contact you within the week with any further details. If you do not hear from your group leader(s) after one week, contact Clint Rhoney at (704) 822-1933, Ext. 203 or at clint@discoverreallife.net

Couples and Singles

Ministering to Those in Crisis - This Group is Now Full

You don’t have to look far to see people in crisis. They’re in our families, our community, our country and around the world. Discover how to respond to those people you meet in crisis in a loving God honoring way.

Dean Helton
Sundays
8:00 am
Real Life Church
Couples and Singles – 60s and Up
No Childcare

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Conversations with Mike

Ever listen to a sermon and hear something that maybe doesn’t quite click for you? Or something you have a question about? Well, here’s your chance to get answers and discuss with other young Christians the message Pastor Mike has just given. Join us for lunch and a lively discussion.

Mike Davis/Nancy Lutz
Sundays
12:30 pm
Real Life Church
Couples and Singles – 18-29
No Childcare

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Financial Peace

We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace is that plan! It teaches God’s way of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities, we’ll present biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you’ve dreamed you could be. Learn how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend & save wisely, and more!

Willie Storie/Ryan Baker
Sundays
5:30 pm
Real Life Church
Couples and Singles – 20s-Up
Childcare Provided

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Stephen Ministry Training

We all experience challenges in life – times when we could benefit from the support of a caring Christian friend who will listen, care, pray, and encourage us. You can become that Christian friend who makes a real difference! Discover how to support and extend care to people in our church and community but also improve the quality of all your relationships.

Rick Morrell/Christy Clark
Tuesdays
6:30 pm
Real Life Church
Couples and Singles – 20s and Up
No Childcare

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Eyes Wide Open

If you love the outdoors, art, food, sports, sunsets, coffee, mountains or anything else, Eyes Wide Open will enrich these experiences by turning your mind to their created purpose. discover how God created all things to turn us back to Him. Learn to enjoy God in everything.

Todd-Jodi Foxx/Brad-Jodi Edwards
Tuesdays
7:00 pm
Real Life Church
Couples and Singles – 40s-50s
No Childcare

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Return of the King - This Group is Now Full

The end of the world is a hot topic with all the turmoil going on in America, the Middle East and globally. God’s Word doesn’t leave us in the dark but provides answers to the events that will be occurring as history comes to a close and we await the Return of the King.

Jasen Haney
Wednesdays
6:30 pm
Real Life Church
Couples and Singles – 20s and Up
Childcare Provided

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Prayer Group

“The greatest tragedy in life is not unanswered prayer, but unoffered prayer” (FB Meyer). Join us for a time of devotion and prayer as we pray for God’s movement in our church, our country and our world.

Cecil Ballard
Wednesdays
6:30 pm
Real Life Church
Couples and Singles – 20s and Up
Childcare Provided

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The Case for a Creator

Former atheist Lee Strobel has discovered that science, far from being the enemy of faith, provides a solid foundation for belief in God. In this six-session video-based small group study, Strobel re-examines the theories that once led him away from God. It answers tough questions about creation, evolution, biology, astronomy, and more.

Sandy Nagy/Sandy Rourk
Wednesdays
6:30 pm
Real Life Church
Couples and Singles – 20s and Up
Childcare Provided

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Divine Mentor

Discover how a disciplined, systematic digesting of Scripture gives you the benefit of countless experiences and invaluable life lessons. From routine reading to fresh encounters, you’ll learn to listen to the Holy Spirit’s eternal counsel as you spend time in his living Word.

Sheryl Dorsey
Wednesdays
6:30 pm
Real Life Church
Couples and Singles – 20s and Up
Childcare Provided

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Love and Respect - This Group is Now Full

Love and Respect is based on Ephesians 5:33 (But every husband must love his wife as he loves himself, and wives should respect their husbands.) Communication between a husband and wife is often frustrated because of the vastly different ways in which men and women perceive love. Discover how love and respect can revitalize the love in your marriage!

Scott Holmquist
Wednesdays
6:30 pm
Real Life Church
Couples and Singles – 30s-50s
Childcare Provided

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Isaiah

Of all the writing prophets of Israel, Isaiah stands out above them all. He uses the lively imagery of a poet to paint unforgettable pictures that exalt the grace of God working for the salvation of his people. The name Isaiah means Yahweh is salvation, a meaning especially appropriate for expressing the contents of the book.

Lydia Cox/Peggy Arrowood
Thursdays
9:30 am
Real Life Church
Couples and Singles – 50s and Up
No Childcare

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Next Generation

New generations learn from those who are older but also make their own choices that can change things in the future. John the apostle knew this. This will be a virtual (online) small group that reads through the Gospel of John; 1, 2, 3 John and Revelation. Discussion will be via social media, emails and a Bible application entitled, YouVersion.

Marty Vance
Online Study
Anytime
Couples and Singles – 20s and Up
No Childcare

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Couples

The Story - Part 2 - This Group is Now Full

The “Greatest Story Ever Told” is more than just a cliche’. God goes to great lengths to rescue lost and hurting people. As we go from Genesis to Revelation see how far God will go and how God’s story intersects with your story. The Story is filled with intrigue, drama, conflict, romance, and redemption and best of all this story’s true!

Nick Grice/Charlie Justice
Sundays
5:30 pm
Real Life Church
Couples – 20s-40s
Childcare provided

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New Testament Challenge - This Group is Now Full

The New Testament Challenge will take us back to the foundation, the core of our faith, Jesus Christ and the church he is building that we are a part of today. Something exciting happens when we get back to basics. We see more clearly, we live more intently, we enjoy God more deeply. God’s Word, when combined with obedient action, will transform any life, even any church!

Jeremy Andler
Sundays
5:30 pm
Real Life Church
Couples – 20s-40s
Childcare Provided

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Jesus > Religion - This Group is Now Full

Seen the YouTube sensation “Why I Hate Religion but Love Jesus?” Jefferson Bethke challenged viewers to take a new look at Christ. Discover his story of recovering from a works-based, fake-smile existence; and highlights the differences between law and love, performance and peace, and more. Maybe it’s your story.

Gus Navarro
Wednesdays
6:30 pm
Real Life Church
Couples Only – 30s-50s
Childcare Provided

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Men

Kingdom Man

When a man follows the principles of biblical manhood, those around him benefit from his leadership and care. Be challenged and equipped to fully understand your position under God, as well as your position over what God has given you. Discover your true identity & responsibilities, along with practical steps on how to become the man God has destined you to be.

Ron Elliot/Greg Dorsey
Wednesdays
6:30 pm
Real Life Church
Men Only – 20s and Up
Childcare Provided

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Women

Malachi: A Love That Never Lets Go

No matter how many times we mess up, God loves (and never leaves) us. Malachi 3:6 states, “I the LORD do not change.” Join us as we discover that the Book of Malachi is more than a book in the Bible about tithing.

Tonya Tucker
Mondays
6:30 pm
Real Life Church
Women Only – 20s and Up
No Childcare

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Made to Crave

Has food become your source of comfort? After a hard day at work, or a long day with the kids, don’t you deserve that big piece of chocolate cake? Lysa TerKeurst used to think so, but that was before God showed her that what she really needed was more of Himself. Explore why we make unhealthy food choices and when your cravings are satisfied with God’s love, a healthy body will follow.

Leslie Davis
Wednesdays
6:30 pm
Real Life Church
Women Only – 20s and Up
Childcare Provided

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So Long Insecurity - This Group is Now Full

Perhaps one of the biggest issues all women face is their own insecurity. Learn how to deal with your innermost fears, rediscovery your God-given dignity, and develop a whole new perspective – a stronger sense of self. Discover truths that will free you emotionally and spiritually and lead you to a better life as you walk with God.

Wendy McSwain/Lisa Rhoney
Wednesdays
6:30 pm
Real Life Church
Women Only – 20s and Up
Childcare Provided

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hobbygroups

Hobby Groups

The purpose of our Adult Small Group Ministry is to connect people in groups of Biblical community where together and as individuals they can grow in Christ deeply.

A Hobby Group is like any other small group – it’s just targeted toward people who enjoy or want to learn more about a certain hobby. Each Hobby Group will have a devotion/Bible Study time followed by participating in their favorite activity. Great opportunity to invite your friends who aren’t in a small group or ones who aren’t sure about God at all. Just think how you could use your hobby to point people towards your Savior.

Men

Basketball

Calling all basketball players. Staying in shape spiritually and physically requires that we exercise our bodies and souls. Join us as we exercise our spirit by discussing and applying God’s Word and then exercise our body by playing some basketball.

Eric Trivette
Tuesdays
7:00 pm
ROC
Men Only – 20s and Up
No Childcare

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Outdoors Sportsman

Do you love hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, camping, etc? So do we! Join us as we see how God’s Word relates to His creation and take some time to experience God as we do the things we love to do.

Jeff Shelton/Josh McSwain
Mondays
7:00 pm
Real Life Church
Men Only – 20s and Up
No Childcare

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