FastTrax

If your study time is limited, FastTrax is for you! Each FastTrax course covers the essentials of the subject matter in short segments of approximately 25 minutes or less. Just add a few minutes to your devotional time for 2 weeks, and you will have a basic understanding of the course content. Then, if you want to dig deeper there are multiple learning options available. Just check our course catalog for details on other in-depth courses.

SF105 : Getting To Know the Bible

Welcome to Getting To Know the Bible. Many people are curious about the Bible but may lack an understanding of how the Old and New Testaments fit together. This FastTrax course will provide a simple overview of the Bible and show why it has become an enduring and influential book. This study will reveal spiritual insights that speak to our…

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SF104 : Developing Your Spiritual Life

Welcome to Developing Your Spiritual Life. Many believers long to grow in their walk with the Lord but don’t know how. As a result, Bible reading and prayer may be inconsistent and not very meaningful. Fellowship with other believers seems less than satisfying, and even thinking of sharing Christ can be intimidating.

If this has been your experience, then be…

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OT128 : Old Testament Basics

Many people are curious about the Old Testament but may lack an understanding of how it fits together. In this FastTrax course, Dr. Sid Buzzell will provide a simple overview of this enduring and influential part of the Bible and examine spiritual insights that speak to our hearts today. We hope that this short course will whet your appetite for…

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NT109 : New Testament Basics

Welcome to New Testament Basics. Many people are curious about the New Testament but may lack an understanding of how it fits together. In this FastTrax course, Dr. Sid Buzzell will provide a simple overview of this enduring and influential part of the Bible and examine spiritual insights that speak to our hearts today. We hope that this short course…

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SF106 : How to Study the Bible

Welcome to How to Study the Bible. Have you ever wanted to learn directly from the Bible itself but felt inadequate? The good news is that the Author of the Bible has not left the reader alone. Paul signaled God’s commitment to help us when he wrote, “Reflect on what I am saying, for the Lord will give you insight…

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ST101 : Theology Basics

Theology Basics is a FastTrax course designed to familiarize you with the foundational truths contained in the Bible. In it, you will examine the doctrines of God, Christ, the Holy Spirit, the Bible, salvation, the church, the spirit world, and the future. By the completion of this course, you will see how each of these doctrines fits into God’s plan…

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ML111 : Introduction To Public Speaking

Welcome to Introduction to Public Speaking. This FastTrax course is based on a series of lectures given by Dr. Haddon W. Robinson, who is the Harold John Ockenga Distinguished Professor of Preaching at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and is widely regarded as an expert in the area of preaching. Dr. Robinson was named one of the twelve most effective preachers in…

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ML112 : Foundations of Effective Leadership

This four-part Fast Trax course by Dr. Sid Buzzell will help you understand what leadership is and how you can most effectively serve those you lead. Leadership moves us from one place to another. The shift that takes place includes an inward spiritual shift as we learn to be servant leaders in the likeness of Jesus Christ. Dr. Buzzell will…

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ML110 : Group Dynamics

Group Dynamics is a Fast Trax course for anyone who leads a ministry group of one kind or another. Groups are the heartbeat of any ministry. That is where the personal touch happens—where hearts are opened, needs are met, lives are changed. Without feeling connected, people may participate in our ministry groups, but will they be changed as a result?…

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WE101 : World Religions Basics: A Comparison of Major World Religions

Have you ever wondered what the world believes about spiritual issues? World Religions Basics: A Comparison of Major World Religions is a FastTrax course that will provide you with a vital, though simplified, overview of different religious faiths and practices around our diverse planet. Special attention will be given to the five major faiths: Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, and Judaism,…

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WE102 : Worldview Basics: A Comparison of Major Worldviews

Welcome to Worldview Basics: A Comparison of Major Worldviews. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have been born into another home, culture, or religious faith? Everyone is influenced by his or her culture. The perspective of life we adopt from our background and life experience is called our worldview. This course summarizes and compares seven major…

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