Bible study doesn’t just happen on Sunday morning. Equipping Classes are weekly Bible studies that create an opportunity to be strengthened in your faith and in the knowledge of God’s Word. These classes are short-term and often seasonal. Classes are available on Wednesday nights, weekdays, and Saturday mornings. Check out all the classes currently offered.

Spring Equipping Classes – 2023

Wednesday Night Bible Studies

Register now for one of FBCHville’s short-term Bible Studies. Wednesday night studies take place from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. These studies change each semester. Classes are open all semester and all are welcome to jump in at any point!

Men’s Wednesday Night Bible Study

The Book of Mark with Francis Chan

Wednesdays | February 1- April 12 | 6:30-7:30 pm | Weekley 1103
Leader: Matt Galecki

In this 11-part series on the Gospel of Mark, author and speaker Francis Chan invites us to walk with him along the ancient ways of the Master. Tracing the steps of Jesus and the Twelve through Israel, Francis explores the major themes of the Gospel of Mark and asks: Are we willing to take this journey to embrace discipleship?

Ladies Wednesday Night Bible Study

Lord, Teach Us To Pray

Wednesdays | January 11 – May 24 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm | Room 2209
Leader:  Chuan Anderson / Various

Reinvigorate your spiritual life this winter through cultivating a passionate practice of personal prayer. Ready for a prayer reset? Various speakers will explore different dynamics of a power-filled, joyful, and effective prayer life.

Co-Ed Wednesday Night Bible Study


Wednesdays | January 11 – April 12 | 6:30-7:30 pm | Hearthside Room
Leader: Daniel Rogers & Kyle Hill

Join other individuals for a deeper dive into the lives of the characters studied each week in the Generations Bible Reading Plan.  

Weekday Bible Studies

Can’t make it to a Wednesday Night study? Weekday Studies are available as well! There are Bible Study opportunities for both men and women most days throughout the week. 

Betterman Defined (Part 1) – Following God’s Word – Men

Saturdays | February 4 – March 5 | 7:00 – 8:15 am | Men | Weekley 2209
Leader: Scott Abbott

Join a group of men in-person or via Zoom for a 5-week deep dive into the courage and conviction it takes to trust and obey God’s Word. It was Spurgeon who said, “The Word of God is like a lion. You don’t have to defend a lion. All you have to do is let the lion loose, and the lion will defend itself.” Part I of BetterMan Defined is all about letting it loose.

Generations – Men

Tuesdays | January 10 – March 28 | 6:00 am | Hearthside Room
Leader: Allan Legard, John Brimm, & Billy Perkins

It’s a great time to build healthy habits in your walk with God in 2023!  Join a group of like-minded men for a deeper dive into the lives of characters studied each week in the Generations Bible Reading Plan. This is an interactive, discussion-based study taking a closer look at the lives of these men and women of faith with some takeaways for our lives.

Abide In Me – Ladies

Tuesdays | January 31 – April 11 | 10:00 – 11:30 am | Weekley 2225
Resource Fee: $25
Leader: Linda Gilmore

In this 10-week study of 1, 2, and 3 John, written by Jen Wilkin, you will study how to hold on to assurance of your faith, discern truth from a lie, and know God loves you! You are called to ABIDE in the truth and live like you believe it!

Redeemed: Grace to Live Every Day Better than Before – ladies

Tuesdays | January 17— February 28 | 9:00 – 10:15 am | Room FMC 101| Resource Fee: $14

In this 7-session Bible Study, Angela Thomas-Pharr explores the practical side of redemption and what it means to experience the grace to live every day better than before. In this study you will discover the beautiful theology of being redeemed and what it means for your everyday life. 

(Optional workout 10:15 – 11:15 am)

Isaiah: Striving Less and Trusting God More – ladies

Tuesdays | January 24 – April 5 | 9:30 – 10:45 am | Weekley 2207 | Resource Fee: $22
Leader: Tasha Cole

In this 7-session study, by Melissa Spoelstra, Isaiah’s words will reveal that you can trust God more than your own human effort or the counterfeits the world suggests.

Mama Bear Apologetics Guide to Sexuality – Ladies

Tuesdays | January 24 – April 4 | 9:30 – 11:30 am | Resource Fee: $13
Leader: Rachelle Huitink

Be equipped to help your children or grandchildren understand God’s design for gender, sex, marriage and family in a confusing world. Learn how to teach your kids to treat those who hold different beliefs with Christlike compassion without compromising biblical values.

Habakkuk: Remembering God’s Faithfulness When He Seems Silent – Ladies

Wednesdays | January 16 – February 27 | 9:30 – 11:30 am | Resource Fee: $13 | Facebook Only
Leader: Joy Crockett

“Through Habakkuk’s story, learn how the storms of life can become opportunities to activate your faith, and discover how remembering is essential to understanding the faithfulness of God.”

This group will meet through a private Facebook page with daily encouragement and discussion boards Monday-Friday along with a link to a weekly podcast posted on Sundays.

Precept Upon Precept

Precepts are in-depth studies that fully incorporate the Precept Bible Study Method. Each study includes the complete text of the book(s) being studied, relevant maps, charts, and timelines, and homework to do during the week. Different books or studies are chosen seasonally and several class times are available throughout the week.

2 Samuel / 1 Chronicles – The Life of David

For the Winter/Spring season, Precept Studies are 2 Samuel/1 Chronicles, “The Life of David – A Man After God’s Own Heart”

Leader:  Paul Strong
Men | Mondays | January 23 – March 27 | 6:30 – 8:45 am
Resource Fee: $18 | Live & Zoom

Leader:   Lisa Gonder
Women | Mondays | January 30 – March 27 | 9:30 – 11:00 am
Resource Fee: $18 | Live

Leader:   Lisa Gonder
Women | Mondays | January 30 – March 27 | 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Resource Fee: $18 | Zoom only

Leader: Vicki Louallen
CO-ED | Tuesdays | January 31 – April 4 | 9:00 – 11:30 am
Resource Fee: $18 | Live & Zoom

 Leader: Becky Porter
Women | Wednesdays | February 1 – April 5 | 9:30 – 11:30 am
Resource Fee: $18 | Live & Zoom

On-Going Equipping Opportunities


Wednesday Nights |  6:30 – 7:30 pm

Gather for a Bible Study with Pastor Chesser on the book of Psalms. 

Journey Through Grief

First Wednesdays of Every Month Throughout the Year | 6:15-8:00 pm | BabbCenter

Walk alongside others through life’s difficult experiences in this Griefshare class. Childcare is available through the church. 

Rise Young Widows

Seasonal | 6:15 pm | Ladies | Room FMC-100
Leader: Rachelle Huitink

The death of a spouse is devastating and presents unique challenges for those with children still at home. Whether parenting is part of your journey or not, meet others navigating life without their spouse. Age-appropriate activities are available for your children birth to high school. 

Celebrate Recovery

Tuesday nights | 6:30-8:30 pm | Every Week | Wilson Hall

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, twelve-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain, or addiction of any kind. Experience a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our lives. 


Tuesdays, August – May | 10:00-11:30 pm | Weekley Building | Second Floor 

Wednesdays, August – May | 6:15-7:45 pm | Weekley Building | Second Floor

Learn to speak English or improve your English-speaking skills with ESL Classes offered right here at FBCHville! Classes are FREE and run during the school year. Meet new people, make new friends, learn Bible stories, and play games, all while developing your English!

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Hendersonville,TN 37075
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