Gateway Equip
September 9–November 17
Gateway Church North Fort Worth Campus

 

SEPTEMBER

SATURDAYS

Catch the Vision
Saturday, September 2 | 4:00 pm
Our Catch the Vision membership class connects you to Gateway Church and explains our purpose, values, and history as well as our vision for the future. You'll learn more about our leadership and how we operate. You'll also be given the opportunity to become a member of Gateway as well as explore the many ways to get involved in ministry.
Taught by the Membership Team

Heart of a Steward
September 9 | 4:00 pm
Through fascinating stories and study of Scripture, this class lays a biblical foundation for your finances. We’ll explore God’s plan to redeem your finances and discover stewardship the way He intended it to be.
Taught by Tricia McWhorter

Financial Fitness
September 9 | 4:00 pm
This monthly one-on-one coaching environment is a great place for any financial or budgeting questions you may have. Monthly accountability and follow-up from a stewardship volunteer will help ensure the long-term success of your budget.
Taught by Doug Nurss, Stewardship Team

Silent Battle: Overcoming Anxiety | Women
September 9 | 4:00 pm
The Bible tells us to "be anxious for nothing," but how? In this class we will learn to understand our personal triggers, the root of anxiety, and patterns in our lives, so we can break anxiety’s hold.
Taught by Cassie Ried, LPCS

Simplifying Discipleship
September 9 & 16 | 5:45 pm
Discipleship is a buzz-word in the Christian community, but what does it really mean? How do we fulfill the Great Commission in our everyday lives? Join us as we explore the biblical model of discipleship and how to reflect His likeness in our world.
Taught by Marcus Brecheen, Jonathan McNabb, and Todd Lollar

Battleground for Peace  | Men
September 16 | 4:00 pm
Jesus has told each one of us that we can experience His peace, no matter what may be happening in our lives. Join Pastor Todd McIntyre as he explores how to fight for true, lasting peace. 
Taught by Todd McIntyre

Ten Financial Commandments 
September 16 | 4:00 pm
You’ve heard of the Ten Commandments, but what about the Ten Financial Commandments? If you’ve ever wondered how you can improve your finance management, this class is for you!
Taught by Tricia McWhorter

The Ten Days of Repentance | Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur | Jewish
September 23 | 4:00 pm
The time between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is sacred to the Jewish people as a time of repentance. In this class we will discuss God’s plan for reconciliation through repentance and Yeshua’s work in each of us.
Taught by David Simon

Budgeting, Debt Reduction, and Saving
September 23 | 4:00 pm
Do you find it difficult to manage money? If so, we have good news! Scripture is very clear in its teachings on financial stewardship. In this class, you’ll learn practical methods to manage money God’s way.
Taught by Tricia McWhorter

How to Be the Priest in Your Home
September 23  & November 4 | 5:45 pm
The presence of God turns a house into a sanctuary. In this class we will dig into the biblical description of the priesthood and learn how we can serve as priests in our homes, communities, and culture.
Taught by Zach Neese

Financial Hope Workshop
September 30–November 18 | 4:00 pm
In this eight-week class, we’ll learn how to create a long-term financial plan: how to budget, repay debt, and build a solid savings plan. Through sessions with financial coaching and supplemental at-home study, you’ll gain the tools you need to be financially free! This class is free, but space is limited and registration is required.
Taught by the Stewardship Team

Divine Detours: Part 1
September 30 | 5:45 pm
Joseph had detours. Moses had detours. Abraham had detours. Even Jesus had detours on the way to His destiny. In this class, Sion Alford will unpack several life-changing principles that will help us understand God’s purpose for our lives.
Taught by Sion Alford

 

SUNDAYS

Love Deeper
September 10 | 9:00 am
If we try to love from our own strength and not from a biblical foundation, we will probably miss the mark. Join Pastor Marcus Brecheen and his wife, Lexa, as they lead us to a deeper understanding of what it truly means to love.
Taught by Marcus and Lexa Brecheen

Freedom Basics 101
September 10 | 12:30 pm
God wants to speak to each of us personally, and the Bible makes it clear that we can hear Him. This class is intended to help you recognize His voice and receive the full impact of communicating with a God who loves you!
Taught by Freedom Team

Conflict in Marriage
September 17 | 9:00 am
Every marriage experiences conflict from time to time, but it doesn’t have to result in misunderstanding or lasting pain. In this class we will learn how to recognize our personal triggers and how to transform our marriages through vulnerability and grace.
Taught by Jeff & Liz Jones

Freedom Basics 102
September 17 | 12:30 pm
This class is designed to help identify and avoid the traps common to our attempts to change our own lives. Even more importantly, this class explains God’s provision and strategy for changing our lives from the inside out.
Taught by the Freedom Team

Freedom Basics 103
September 17 | 12:30 pm
God has a destiny for you as His child. The enemy’s goal is to derail and thwart God’s plan for your life. This class will help you identify and recognize the enemy’s strategy and attempts to steal your true identity in Christ.
Taught by the Freedom Team

How We Love
September 24 | 9:00 am
What are “love styles,” and how do they affect our relationships with others? In this class we will discover the wonders of how we love, what our individual styles of love are, and how we can use them to relate to those around us.
Taught by Mit & Dina Morgan

 

OCTOBER

SATURDAYS

Financial Hope Workshop
September 30–November 18 | 4:00 pm
In this eight-week class, we’ll learn how to create a long-term financial plan: how to budget, repay debt, and build a solid savings plan. Through sessions with financial coaching and supplemental at-home study, you’ll gain the tools you need to be financially free! This class is free, but space is limited and registration is required.
Taught by the Stewardship Team

Catch the Vision
Saturday, October 7 | 4:00 pm
Our Catch the Vision membership class connects you to Gateway Church and explains our purpose, values, and history as well as our vision for the future. You'll learn more about our leadership and how we operate. You'll also be given the opportunity to become a member of Gateway as well as explore the many ways to get involved in ministry.
Taught by the Membership Team

Getting Fit for the Calling
October 7 | 5:45 pm
Do you desire to discover your purpose and fulfill your God-given destiny? Come learn how to condition yourself spiritually, physically, and mentally to be fit for the calling God has placed on your life.
Taught by Mondoe Davis

Financial Fitness
October 14 | 4:00 pm
This monthly one-on-one coaching environment is a great place for any financial or budgeting questions you may have. Monthly accountability and follow up with a stewardship volunteer will help ensure the long-term success of your budget.
Taught by Doug Nurss, Stewardship Team

The Captivating Wife | Women
October 14 | 4:00 pm
What comes to mind when you hear the word “captivate”? As wives, we desire to not only have our husbands’ attention but also for them to be captivated by us. How does a wife go about capturing her husband’s heart? Come hear Lexa Brecheen share biblical truths on how to be a captivating wife. 
Taught by Lexa Brecheen

Safety in Our Current Climate | Men
October 21 | 4:00 pm
In this class, retired Federal Air Marshal Rob Tolliver draws on 27 years of law enforcement experience to discuss a Christian approach to safety in our homes, workplaces, and churches.
Taught by Rob Tolliver

Spirituality and Humanity
October 21 | 5:45 pm
Most Christians would confess that they don't feel like they're very good at being “spiritual.” Prayer is hard and often doesn’t seem to work; the Bible often doesn't make much sense, and when it does, others understand it all far better. While we know that God heals anxiety and fear and gives purpose to our lives, it’s easy to live life distracted. What are we missing? Join us as we find out!
Taught by Marcus Brecheen

The Season of Our Joy | Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot) | Jewish
October 28 | 4:00 pm
The Feast of Tebernacles (Sukkot) takes place in early fall, the traditional time of harvest. Join us as we discover the historical and biblical significance of Sukkot and the truths it can offer us today.
Taught by David Simon

Divine Detours: Part 2
October 28 | 5:45 pm
Joseph had detours. Moses had detours. Abraham had detours. Even Jesus had detours on the way to His destiny. In this class, Sion Alford will unpack several life-changing principles that will help us understand God’s purpose for our lives.
Taught by Sion Alford

 

SUNDAYS

Happily Ever After?
October 1 | 9:00 am
If we’re honest, many of us have had doubts about the outcome of our marriages. But there’s hope! Join us as we confront the issues that plague so many of us—issues like child rearing, finances, sex, and communication. We will take an honest look at our struggles and offer biblical and practical ways to regain hope and begin the journey to a happy and healthy marriage.
Taught by Doug & Tanie Vaughn

Freedom Basics 104
October 1 | 12:30 pm
What was the mission of Jesus on earth? What is God’s part and what is our part in the transformation process? Learn how to partner with the Holy Spirit and live fully connected and empowered by the kingdom of God.
Taught by the Freedom Team

Parenting Teens
October 8 | 9:00 am
Have you ever wished for an instruction manual for parenting teenagers? In this class Kam Hunt will walk us through the mind of a teen, so we can better understand them and help them navigate life. 
Taught by Kam Hunt

Boundaries
October 8 | 12:30 pm
We’ve all heard of the importance of boundaries, but it can be hard to apply them. Come discover the importance of setting boundaries in our life of freedom.
Taught by Kyle McMurray

Spiritual Warfare in the Family
October 15 | 9:00 am
Join us as we learn how family patterns and spiritual warfare are connected. We’ll examine the anatomy of strongholds, how to tear them down in a family context, and most importantly how to intercede for your family.
Taught by Jon Paul Dennus    

Stuck in a Rut
October 15 | 12:30 pm
Do you feel stuck? At times life can feel like a merry-go-round where we can’t get off. Could it be that God is waiting for us to make a move of faith? Come discover why you could be stuck and what you can do to move forward toward your destiny.
Taught by Wendell DePrang

Parenting the Adopted Child
October 22 | 9:00 am
Gateway Equip North Fort Worth is excited to welcome Gateway Worship Pastor and International Worship Leader Rita Springer to teach from her new book on God’s perspective of adoption.
Taught by Rita Springer

Conflict Resolution
October 22 | 12:30 pm
How can we have healthy conflict in our relationships? Join us as we discuss practical tips for effective communication when life gets challenging and messy.
Taught by Ed Eaton

Foundations of Marriage
October 29 | 9:00 am
How do you build a marriage that will last? Join Gateway Pastor Ethan Fisher and his wife, Elaine, as they share 3 keys to building a strong foundation for your marriage and home.
Taught by Ethan & Elaine Fisher

The Power of the Cross in our Life
October 29 | 12:30 pm
Did Jesus’ death only solve the problem of sin? What effect does His victory have on my life today? Come discover the depth of the victory Christ’s death purchased for us.
Taught by Kelly Jones

 

NOVEMBER

SATURDAYS

Financial Hope Workshop
September 30–November 18 | 4:00 pm
In this eight-week class, we’ll learn how to create a long-term financial plan: how to budget, repay debt, and build a solid savings plan. Through sessions with trained financial coaches and supplemental at-home study, you’ll gain the tools you need to be financially free! This class is free, but space is limited and registration is required.
Taught by the Stewardship Team

Catch the Vision
Saturday, November 4 | 4:00 pm
Our Catch the Vision membership class connects you to Gateway Church and explains our purpose, values, and history as well as our vision for the future. You'll learn more about our leadership and how we operate. You'll also be given the opportunity to become a member of Gateway as well as explore the many ways to get involved in ministry.
Taught by the Membership Team

How to Be the Priest in Your Home
November 4 | 5:45 pm
The presence of God turns a house into a sanctuary. In this class we will dig into the biblical description of the priesthood and learn how we can serve as priests in our homes, communities, and culture.
Taught by Zach Neese

The Abba Factor: The Holy Spirit’s Role in Our Transformation | Women
November 11 | 4:00 pm
You’ve probably heard God called “Abba, Father,” but have you ever thought about what that really means? Come learn how embracing God as Father can truly reshape our inner selves. 
Taught by Kerry Wood

Financial Fitness
November 11 | 4:00 pm
This monthly one-on-one coaching environment is a great place for any financial or budgeting questions you may have. Monthly accountability and follow-up from a stewardship volunteer will help ensure the long-term success of your budget.
Taught by Doug Nurss, Stewardship Team

Divine Detours
November 11 | 5:45 pm
Joseph had detours. Moses had detours. Abraham had detours. Even Jesus had detours on the way to His destiny. In this class, Sion Alford will unpack several life-changing principles that will help us understand God’s purpose for our lives.
Taught by Sion Alford

Behind the Scenes of Friday Night Lights | Men
November 18 | 4:00 pm
Dr. Nathanial Hearne, subject of the book, movie, and television series Friday Night Lights, is the president and founder of Made Up Minds and The Euless Loaves and Fishes Foundation where he provides training and programs to reach at-risk youth for the purpose of strengthening character, teaching leadership skills, and increasing school attendance. In this class he challenges men to wholeheartedly engage with their communities and families.
Taught by Dr. Nate Hearne

Men Vs. Women: Gender Roles in Our Current Culture
November 18 | 5:45 pm
What we believe about gender roles has incredible impact in our homes, churches, and workplaces. In this class we will examine what the Bible has to say about masculinity and femininity as they relate to our culture.
Taught by Matt Osgood & Samantha Golden

 

SUNDAYS

The Successful Blended Family
November 5 | 9:00 am
Blending a family takes intentionality and devotion. In this class we will delve into the ongoing process of fostering unity and love in a blended family.
Taught by Stokes & Beth Collins

Deeper God Connection
November 5 | 12:30 pm
Do you want to feel close to God, but struggle to make connection? Could it be that your concept of God as Father is made difficult by your own relationships with father figures? In this class we will learn about ourselves, our unconscious attitudes towards God, and how we can deepen our relationship with Him.
Taught by Stokes Collins

3 Keys to a Blessed, Blended Family
November 12 | 9:00 am
Over 40% of all families in the United States are blended families. In this class Sion and Shannon Alford open up their hearts and share from their personal experiences how God led them to join their two families into one blessed family.
Taught by Sion & Shannon Alford

What I Believe Can Hurt Me
November 12 | 12:30 pm
Do you feel stuck in a cycle? Do you feel unable to engage with life? What we believe has a direct affect on how we feel and live our lives. Come join us as we learn how to orient our lives around truth!
Taught by Kelly Jones

Life in the Blender
November 19 | 9:00 am
All families face challenges to unity and love, and blended families often face even more. But God loves family, and with Him all things are possible. Come receive encouragement, inspiration, and helpful tips from a blended family of nine.
Taught by Bret & Candace Carr

The Devil’s Tools
November 19 | 12:30 pm
We can empower life or death in our walk on earth. Our lives reflect what we believe and allow to take root in our hearts. Come learn about the tools the enemy often uses to damage our identity, and how the Lord offers us victory!
Taught by Kelly Jones

 

For a full list of classes, visit equipnfw.gatewaypeople.com.

For more information, email equipnfw@gatewaypeople.com.