This is the department of Solution Centre ministerial team responsible for laying the foundation of Christian doctrine in the lives of new believers.
VISION AND MISSION
To establish a solid foundation in Christian doctrine upon which the believer builds his/her faith.
This shall be achieved through a training program that provides solid grounding in the faith resulting in visible change in behaviour/character and that inspires the believer to pursue personal growth in the knowledge of Christ.
ORGANIZATION OF THE BELIEVERS CLASS DEPARTMENT
1. Believers Class Curriculum
a. The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Worldwide has a manual for believers’ class.
The manual consists of 19 lessons.
i. Understanding The New Birth-1
ii. Understanding The New Birth -2
iii. Repentance from Dead Works
iv. Discovering your New Self- Knowing Who You Are
v. Discovering your New Self- The Expectations
vi. Learning about the Bible, The Trinity and the Devil
vii. Quiet Time
viii. Teaching on Baptism
ix. Personal Evangelism
x. Christian Conduct
xi. Christian Discipline
xii. The Biblical Fasting and Prayer
xiii. Divine Healing
xiv. Restitution, Moral Issues and Money Matters
xvii. Saved to Serve
xviii. The Second Coming of Christ
xix. Millennial Reign and Coming Judgement
c. There is a practical lesson on personal evangelism where students go out to win souls.
d. The department organizes water baptism for those who complete classes and have not
been baptized by immersion.
2. The Classes
a. Students consist of new converts or those that need to be grounded in the doctrines of RCCG
b. Students are enrolled in batches of 10-20 students. Each batch has two to three assigned teachers.
c. Each class shall elect a class representative who shall serve as the liaison person for any matters that pertains to the class
d. Each lesson lasts two hours: 8 am to 10 am every Sunday. The whole program takes 5 months including a practical session on personal evangelism.
3. Believers Class Students: The Expectations
a. Punctuality: The classes begin strictly by 8:00 am. Latecomers shall be barred from entering class. This is necessary in order to lay the foundation of time discipline in the life of the believer.
b. Students are expected to participate fully during class discussions and in all activities organized by the class
c. Attendance of all lessons is expected for one to graduate
d. If for any reason a student is not able to attend class, he/she shall communicate with the teacher or the class representative in advance
e. Any student who misses more than two lessons consecutively with no prior notification will be discontinued
f. Any student who misses four (4) or more lessons in the whole course shall not be eligible to graduate
g. Graduation is based on passing a written examination upon completion of the course; a score of 50% and above is required
h. Believers who complete the course can register for water baptism by immersion
i. Graduates of Believers class qualify to aspire for leadership in the church. They may apply to be accepted in the Workers in Training course.
j. The believers class is not to be just theory; Students are should purpose to live by the truths learnt during the course.