Ningbo Holy Church held Bible Class to Train More Bible Teachers
By Deng Jiaxin, October 16, 2015 02:10 AM
To train more bible teachers, Ningbo Holy Church started the two-year "Ezra" Bible training class in 2011. Currently the class has opened the thrid terms and on Oct. 11, 2015, the church held the opening ceremony of the third "Ezra" class.
In the opening ceremony, the students of the third term sang the hymn Lord, We follow You and serve responding to Lord's calling. The senior pastor Chen Zhihua preached a sermon in the title "Live Out the Salvation". "We're saved only by God's grace, not by men's good deeds or efforts and we should live carefully for the received grace."He told the students," Faith is the passport to God's kingdom."
Pastor Wang Yarong, headteacher of the thrid Ezra class gave a speeched. He talked something about the result of the second Ezra class, then he shared the school system and features---Besides teaching by pastors, four students who graduated last term will be the counselors. Wang ecouraged the students to study hard and lay a solid foundation for future ministry to be the vessles of God.
It is said that after graduation, the students will serve as volunteers to preach God's word. 30 Christians joined in the first Ezra class and the class taught the courses like Introduction to the New Testament, Fundamental Theology, Truth of Church.
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