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Foundational Growth Series

The Foundational Growth Series consists of 4 studies by Dr. Henry Cloud and/or Dr. John Townsend: Changes That Heal, Boundaries, Hiding From Love, and Safe People, and its purpose is to use sound biblical principles to create a warm, caring, and trusting atmosphere where healing can occur and lives can be changed. Each study is presented in a 13-week, small closed group, semester.

Changes That Heal is the first study and it must be completed at Community Bible Church before progressing to any of the other 3 studies.

You only need to attend one of these sessions, but each has a capacity limit…

December 8th to 11th to attend Orientation on Sunday, December 11, 10:00-11:30 am

December 8th to 12th to attend Orientation on Monday, December 12, 6:30-8:00 pm

December 8th to 13th to attend Orientation on Tuesday, December 13, 6:30-8:00 pm

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Changes That Heal (Dr. Henry Cloud) – The Bible States that we’re created in the image of God. But why don’t we see a “family resemblance?” The problem, says Dr. Cloud, is underdeveloped “tasks” of maturing: bonding, separating from others, sorting out good and bad, and becoming an adult. Discover, in this 13-week closed, small group, what changes to make to promote emotional and relational healing.


Boundaries (Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend) – Are you in control of your life? Often people focus so much on being loved that they forget their limits. In this 13-week closed, small group setting, you will discover that Drs. Cloud and Townsend unpack the ten laws of boundaries, showing you how to bring health and happiness into your relationships.

December 5th to 8th to attend Sunday AM starting January 15th

December 5th to 8th to attend Tuesday PM starting January 17th

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Hiding From Love (Dr. John Townsend) – In this study, Dr. Townsend helps you to explore the hiding patterns you’ve developed in dealing with your emotions and guides you toward the healing grace and truth that God has built into safe, connected relationships.

* Class starts Fall 2023

Safe People (Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend) – Do your “people connections” lift you up or drag you down? If you often make “wrong” choices in love, work, or friendships, you can learn to find people who are good for you! This study, will identify traits of untrustworthy people, offer practical strategies for forming healthy associations, and reveal things about yourself that jeopardize relationships.

December 1st to 5th to attend Tuesday PM Starting January 17th

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