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Redemption Groups Information for Spring 2018

October 9th - February 16th, 2018

Get more information and important dates for the our next Redemption Groups in Spring 2018.

By signing up, you will be directly notified when a schedule is available, when applications open up, and any other pertinent information. Please email daniel@theparadoxchurch.com if you have any questions.

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Quarterly CG Leader Gathering || January 2018

January 22nd, 2018

Please register anyone attending the gathering and indicate through registration any childcare needs. Childcare is limited to 16 children, and registration for childcare will close once that number has been met. Make sure to read all registration prompts until registration is complete.

WHEN

The CG Leader Gathering takes place on Monday, January 22nd, 6:30-8:00pm.

WHERE

The Paradox Church offices: 910 Collier St Suite #200 Fort Worth, TX 76102.

WHY

My hope is that the evening will refresh and encourage you as we pray together and celebrate what God is doing in and through City Groups.

Other information

  • Please invite your apprentices (potential or actual) and whoever hosts your City Group to attend this gathering too.

  • If you have any questions please email Jake Lidet (jake@theparadoxchurch.com).

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Adoption 101

January 28th, 2018

Adoption 101 is a class to help understand the biblical principles of adoption, practical ways to care for the orphan, and ways to get started with the adoption/foster care process if God is calling you to adopt or foster. You will hear from individuals who have been through or are going through the process, and will have the opportunity for Q&A with those individuals at the end.

We hope that this class will equip you to have a basic understanding of adoption, as well as care for the families within their communities well.

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Partnership Class - Spring 2018

February 4th - February 11th, 2018

Please register anyone attending the class and indicate through registration any childcare needs.

WHEN

The two week Partnership Class takes place over the course of two Sundays: February 4th and 11th, 2pm-4:30pm (both weeks required).

WHERE

910 Collier St. Fort Worth, TX 76102

Parking on the street is free (Ballinger St., Collier St., Texas St., and 10th. St.)

WHY

Covenant Partnership at The Paradox is a commitment to the mission of God through the local church and participation in gospel friendships. The two week partnership class is first step towards becoming a covenant partner at The Paradox.

"God’s plan for his church is that we would belong to a local covenant community of faith. This is for our own protection and maturation, and for the good of others.” – Matt Chandler

Read this article by Matt Chandler on the importance of church membership.

As God’s covenant people we are unified under this vision that God has for us. And then, together, we covenant to love and serve and disciple each other to that end. Partnership is less a membership at a club, but more a loving commitment to one another. Even through the messiness of our sin, differences, and selfishness, we help each other navigate the mess of our hearts as Jesus does his gracious work in and through us.

Other information

  • The two-week class is the beginning of the Partnership Process. An interview with a church leader and then elder confirmation follow the class.
  • If you have any questions please email Daniel Reynolds (daniel@theparadoxchurch.com).
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Marriage Class (Spring 2018)

February 18th - February 25th, 2018

$0

Your marriage isn't primarily about you're happiness or fulfillment. It's about your holiness and about seeing, understanding, and displaying the beauty of the gospel and the glory of God.

This class is for anyone that is married, will be getting married soon, or desires to be married one day. Single, engaged, or married, you are invited to this class.

Our hope for this class is to equip couples to have healthy marriages that live as a family of disciples on mission seen specifically in four prayers:

  1. Deepen your grasp of the gospel as you see your need for continual renewal throughout your marriage.
  2. Develop an understanding that the most difficult parts of marriage (communication, finances, intimacy, and mission) are, at the root, heart-level issues.
  3. Be challenged in practical ways that help you grow together as a couple, loving and serving each other sacrificially and unconditionally.
  4. Be equipped to glorify God as fully as possible through your marriage.

Topics will include:

  • Worship
  • Covenantal Love
  • Husband/Wife
  • Friendship
  • Communication Intimacy

Teachers : Pastor Brent Mowery, and one of our partners and biblical counselors, Jalea Seals

Childcare and will not be provided

Class will be held at The Paradox Church offices: 910 Collier St. Fort Worth, TX 76102,

This class is open to anyone.

This class is required for all those who desire premarital counseling through The Paradox. The class is one part of the premarital counseling process at The Paradox. If you are planning on getting married in Spring or Fall of 2018, please attend this class.

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Brazil 2018

March 9th - March 18th, 2018

The vision and plan of God is that “the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord” (Hab. 2:14). So we are committed to raising up men and women to be missionaries internationally that the glory of God would be known to unreached people groups.

We do this by sending and supporting missionaries short and long term, reaching out to people from the nations that have come to Fort Worth, partnering with works internationally to help them reach people around them with the gospel, and going to Brazil each Spring Break.

The past two years we have sent groups of men and women to Brazil to work with an organization we partner with, Restore Brazil. Through Restore Brazil we have been introduced to a particular church in a town about three hours north of Rio de Janeiro called Macae. In 2016 we began our partnership with Community Baptist Church of Macaé and have seen great fruit from that relationship.

We partner with an existing organization (Restore Brazil) through a local church (Community Baptist) to see the gospel have a long, lasting presence in the communities of Brazil. We do this by working in the favelas (slums) doing after school clubs for elementary aged children, having worship gatherings in public places with an emphasis on bringing others in, and beach evangelism.

If you are interested in this trip go ahead and sign up! We will contact you shortly after you register and get you more information on this trip. If you have questions, please email Jake Ledet (jake@theparadoxchurch.com) and he will be happy to answer any questions you have.

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Baptism Class - Spring 2018

April 8th, 2018

If you haven't been baptized as a believer, then you should join us at this class on April 8th!

If you recently met Jesus and became a Christian or you have not been baptized as a Christian, be baptized! This class does not obligate you to be baptized but allows you to explore and learn the meaning of baptism and be affirmed as a baptism candidate. All you need to bring is your bible!

The class will be held at the church offices at 910 Collier St. Fort Worth, TX 76102 (parking on streets is free, the entrance is on Collier St. and the offices are the first set of double doors on the 2nd floor). Lunch will be provided.

The class is required to be baptized at our next baptism celebration, which will be on May 6th at Trinity Park Pavlion! We will celebrate together in one big service at 10am.

*We will have an age appropriate presentation for children who are wanting to be baptized. Please let us know if you have a child under the age of 12 desiring to be baptized.