Kids

Awana

Starting Aug. 17

 Wednesdays | 6:30 p.m.

 Kids Street

Join us for AWANA on Wednesdays at 6:30pm (starting Aug. 17) as we have fun and memorize God’s word!

As children enter into the pivotal elementary years, AWANA ensures that kids are not only knowledgeable of God’s Word but are able to apply His truth to their lives and face anything as disciples of Christ. 

Students

High School | Refuel

 Wednesdays

 6:30 p.m.

 K-Hall

 9th – 12th Grade

,Refuel is our weekly worship and discipleship time for high school students.  We meet in the K-Hall from 6:30-8:00 p.m.  Each week we worship God through song, play exciting games, and learn more about God from His word.  Join us on Wednesday nights for an amazing night with friends, and bring someone with you!

Middle School | Fusion

 Wednesdays

 6:30 p.m.

 The Foundry

 6th – 8th Grade

Fusion is our weekly worship time for middle school students.  We meet downstairs in the Foundry from 6:30-8:00 p.m.  Each week we worship God through song, play exciting games, and learn more about God from His word.  Join us on Wednesday nights for an amazing night with friends, and bring someone with you!

Women

Apples of Gold

 Mondays

 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Apples of Gold is a women’s group, that meets weekly to provide an opportunity for younger women to be mentored in a loving, caring environment, by women who have already traveled the path they are on. These groups meet in homes each week as they grow in God’s word.

This semester’s session begins October 3rd with a Meet and Greet at 6:00 p.m. Meetings will occur on October 10th, 17th 24th, November 1st, 7th, and 14th 6-8:30 p.m. Celebration Dinner November 18th at 6 p.m. No child care is provided for these events.

Spring signups coming soon!

Precept Upon Precept • Daniel Part 2 Gaining Understanding of the Time of the End • 1 Thessalonians

By Kay Arthur • Led by Caroline Trammel

 Pastor’s Reception Room

 Tuesdays | Jan. 10 – Apr. 25

 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Daniel Part 2 Daniel was a man who knew what God said about the end times. He focused on what God said, not the events of his own time. He had an impact on the people that God placed in his life. How do you live as a Daniel in the crucial days in which you find yourself? How can you dare to be different? How do you get to know God Most High? The Book of Daniel has the answers.

1 Thessalonians Are you an example to others? Learn the principles of exemplary Christian living. Understand the spiritual warfare, sparked by the presence of the gospel in the world, and the rapture of the church—God’s ultimate rescue.

Buy Daniel Part 2 Book

Buy 1 Thessalonians Book

Jesus and Women

By Kristi McClelland • Led by Monty Sheridan

 Room 228

 Tuesdays | Jan. 10 – Feb. 21

 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Follow in the footsteps of the women who came face-to-face with the Living God. Over 7 sessions, examine the historical and cultural climate of first-century Middle Eastern society to not only understand Jesus more deeply but to fuel your worship of Him today.

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When Strivings Cease

By Chou Simons • Led by Faith McDonald

 Room 227

 Tuesdays | Jan. 10 – Feb. 14

 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Discover how God’s profound gift of grace and favor invites you to rest from chasing approval and earning love, and instead discover the freedom of true belonging and worth that doesn’t depend on them.

Buy the Book

Abide: A Study of 1, 2, 3 John

By Jen Wilkin • Led by Kate Wilson

 Room 224

 Tuesdays | Jan. 10 – Mar. 21

 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

The apostle John reminds an early church facing division, deception, and doubt to hold fast to what they know and to live like they believe it. And he reminds us, as well.

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Abide: A Study of 1, 2, 3 John

By Jen Wilkin • Led by Holly Manlove

 Room 224

 Wednesdays | Jan. 11 – Mar. 8

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

The apostle John reminds an early church facing division, deception, and doubt to hold fast to what they know and to live like they believe it. And he reminds us, as well.

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Amos: An Invitation to the Good Life

By Jennifer Rothschild • Led by Cathy Schmidt

 Room 228

 Wednesdays | Jan. 11 – Mar. 1

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

You are invited to live assured, faithful, chosen, humble, justly, prayerful, and hopeful. This kind of living will bring us and others around us peace and true prosperity. Amos is promoting the God life, and, the God life is the good life!

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Isaiah: Striving Less and Trusting God More

By Melissa Spoelestra • Led by Wendy Bost

 Room 230

 Wednesdays | Jan. 11 – Feb. 22

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Isaiah served as God’s mouthpiece to the nation of Judah but also to the surrounding nations. His message echoes into our lives today as we read his call to rely on the Lord. Using the genres of poetry, narrative, and prophecy, Isaiah communicated clearly that followers of God could trust in Him.

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When Strivings Cease

By Chou Simons • Led by Jessica Whittington

 Room 230

 Wednesdays | Mar. 22 – Apr. 26

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Discover how God’s profound gift of grace and favor invites you to rest from chasing approval and earning love, and instead discover the freedom of true belonging and worth that doesn’t depend on them.

Buy the Book

Ruth: Loss, Love and Legacy

By Kelly Minter • Led by Allison Coats

 Room 228

 Wednesdays | Mar. 22 – May 3

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Examine Ruth’s journey of unbearable loss, redeeming love, and divine legacy. See how God proves Himself faithful as the One who rescues, revives, and restores.

Buy the Book

Men

Men’s Monday Night Food Nights @ 6:00pm
9/12 Pizza Preview Night • 10/10 Jambalaya Night • 11/14 Fried Turkey Night • 12/12 Chili Night

Every Man a Warrior

Led by Jon Buckman

 Rooms 240 & 242 

 Wednesdays | Jan. 11 – Apr. 26

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Every Man a Warrior has a total of 27 lessons and may be the most practical Bible study most men will ever do. It is designed specifically to deal with the issues that men face and need to succeed in. Field tested for years, it has been used with men of all ages from teens to men in their 70s.

Measure of a Man

By Gene Getz • Led by by Jacob Oehlert

 Room 248

 Wednesdays | Jan. 11 – Apr. 26

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Drawing on the apostle Paul’s letters to Timothy and Titus, men will study the 20 attributes of a godly man.

Christian Beliefs: Twenty Basics Every Christian Should Know

Led by Jeff McCracken and Curt Boswell

 K-Hall

 Mondays | Sep. 12 – Dec. 12

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Not every Christian needs to go to seminary, but there are certain teachings of the Bible that every Christian should know. Whether you’re a relatively new believer in Jesus or a mature Christian looking for a better understanding of basics of the faith, Christian Beliefs is for you. This study boils down the essentials of theology for everyday Christians and made them both clear and applicable to life.

Revealing Revelation: How God’s Plan For the Future Can Change Your Life Now

Led by Mike Rich and Howard Dickinson

 K-Hall

 Mondays | Sep. 12 – Dec. 12

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Revealing Revelation provides an eye-opening look at what lies ahead for every person in the end times – either in heaven or  on earth. Are you prepared for what is to come? With eye-opening insights, this study  examine the timeline of events before, during, and after the tribulation; God’s specific plan for the people of Israel in the end times; the encouragement, challenges, and warnings Jesus gave to prepare us for his return; and more.

Knowing Sin

Led by Dwight Ferguson and Pete Sorn

 K-Hall

 Mondays | Sep. 12 – Dec. 12

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

In Knowing Sin, you’ll come to understand topics like sin’s: origin, grief, thoughts, temptations, misery, secrecy, and defeat. None of us is free from the struggle with sin. The question isn’t whether we’re sinful, it’s what we’re doing about it.

50 Ethical Questions: Biblical Wisdom for Confusing Times

Led by Keith Baird and Larry Beard

 K-Hall

 Mondays | Sep. 12 – Dec. 12

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

What Christians need is guidance to think well. In 50 Ethical Questions, J. Alan Branch addresses pointed questions regarding ethics, sexuality, marriage and divorce, bioethics, and Christian living.

Isaiah: A 12-Week Study in the ‘Knowing the Bible’

Led by Jim Golightly and Alan Otto

 K-Hall

 Mondays | Sep. 12 – Dec. 12

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Isaiah’s prophecy, which alternates between promises of judgment and restoration, reminds God’s people of the magnitude of humanity’s sin, the judgment that we all deserve, and how God displays his glory by saving sinners. Isaiah’s promise of cosmic renewal ultimately anticipates the work of Jesus Christ, the servant-king whose death would result in new life for all who trust in him.

Adults

Love and Respect

By Dr. Emerson Eggerichs • Led by Pastor Jim & Sue Fruth

 Room 232-234

 Wednesdays | Jan. 11 – Mar. 22

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

What do you want for your marriage? Want some peace? Want to feel close? Want to feel valued? Want to experience marriage the way God intended? Then why not try some Love and Respect.

But the Book

The Jesus of the Gospels

Led by Pastor Duane McCracken

 Room 250

 Wednesdays | Jan. 11 – Apr. 26

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Join this verse by verse interactive study of the great events in the life and ministry of Jesus, as recorded in the four gospels. Discover the Jesus who leads people beyond information to transformation. Our textbook is the Bible.

The Engagement Project

By Del Tackett • Led by Roy Browning & Tim Dykman

 Room 249

 Wednesdays | Jan. 11 – Mar. 22

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

The Engagement Project answers two very important questions: Why did Jesus leave us? and Why does God send us? The answers to these questions may turn your world right-side up, revealing God’s endgame for all of us; helping you discover God’s world-changing mission for yourself and your family. Jesus has told us exactly what He wants us to do. In The Engagement Project, you’ll learn why and how. It will change everything!

Saturday Night Discipleship Class

Led by Brandon Harris

 Saturdays

 After Sat. Night Service

A place for adults to connect and apply God’s word to their families in an interactive, book-by-book study of the Bible.

College & Career Discipleship Groups

Led by Tavis Hackathorn

 Tuesdays

 7:00 p.m.

Discipleship Groups are small groups that meet on a weekly basis to read and study scripture together, pray for each other and challenging one another to live out God’s Word in our everyday lives. In these groups you will build relationships with other believers as you seek to become life-long disciple makers both in the church and in your community. 

Share Jesus Without It Being Awkward

Led by Pastor Steve Barnes and Pastor Nick Swearingen

 Cafe

 Wednesdays | 6 Sessions Available

 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Sharing the hope of Jesus with friends, family, and those you meet can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. This 5-week series will address the primary components to having fruitful God conversations; prayer, preparation, initiation, the conversation, follow through, and responding to difficult questions and cultural hot topics. Each session will have time for Q&A. It’s our objective to help your confidence and comfort level when sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Registration for Session 1

Jan. 11 – Feb. 8

Registration for Session 2

Mar. 2 – Apr. 19

Registration for Session 3

May 3 – May 31 • No Child Care Provided

Registration for Session 4

Aug. 2 – Aug. 30 • No Child Care Provided

Registration for Session 5

Sep. 6 – Oct. 4

Registration for Session 6

Oct. 11 – Nov. 8

The Block

 K-Hall

 Thursdays

 7:00 p.m.

The Block is all about helping young adults build their life on what counts. We believe that by following God, we can change the world through Kansas City.

On a Block Night (every other Thursday at 7:00pm at LBC), you can expect to meet other young adults, both singles and married couples, hear an engaging message geared towards 20s and 30s, and have a time of reflection through music and discussion. Oftentimes there will be some form of social event after.

Counseling

Divorce Care

 Room 242

 Mondays | Starting Aug. 22

 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

DivorceCare is a safe place where caring people come alongside you as you find healing from the pain of separation or divorce. Find helpful counsel to manage the emotional turmoil and practical tools for decision-making.

GriefShare

 Pastor’s Reception Room

 Wednesdays | Starting Aug. 24

 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. 

Recovery

Finding Hope

 Pastor’s Reception Room

 Every 1st and 3rd Mon.

 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Finding Hope is a support group for family members who have loved ones struggling with addictive behaviors. With Christ at the center of our hope, we work together to find tools, resources, inspiration,and encouragement for helping one another. You’re not alone, there is hope for you and your loved oneon the journey to recovery.

Life’s Healing Choices

 Room 247

 Wednesdays | Starting Aug. 31st

 6:30- 8:00 p.m.

We’ve all experienced brokenness in life as the result of our choices or the choices of others. These choices often lead to us carrying around struggles that hinder our walk with the Lord. Life’s Healing Choices is a class that offers freedom from these struggles. Using the Beatitudes of Jesus as a foundation, this class will walk through eight choices for transformed living to help you walk in victory through the power of God’s grace.

Small Group Discipleship

Small Group Discipleship