Expedition: A Discipleship Pathway

ex·pe·di·tion /ekspu-diSH(u)n/ 

noun - a journey or voyage undertaken by a group of people with a particular purpose

In an attempt to address the needs of believers as they mature in their walk with Christ, the format of the Expedition Discipleship Pathway is as follows.

The Way (Basics)

  1. The Inner Life: Understanding Discipleship (Daily Quiet Time, Prayer, Bible Reading, Spiritual Disciplines, Spiritual Gifts)
  2. Faithfully involved in corporate worship and a open Bible Study Group
  3. Starting Point
  4. Survey of the Old Testament
  5. Survey of the New Testament
  6. What Every Christian Ought To Know

 The Truth (Doctrine)

  1. Theology Course
  2. Doctrine: The Baptist Faith & Message
  3. Christian Worldview
  4. Apologetics
  5. Foundations (Genesis 1-11)
  6. Study of Cults
  7. Church History
  8. Books of the Bible

 The Life (Application)

  1. Evangelism: How To Share The Gospel
  2. Prayer: How to Pray
  3. Marriage
  4. Parenting
  5. Financial Stewardship
  6. Men’s Ministry/Fight for Manhood
  7. Women’s Ministry/Studies
  8. Spiritual Leadership
  9. Ministry Training (for various church ministries)

 The core of the Expedition Pathway is an intentional process that seeks to mature believers. Completion of any course requires a minimum 75% attendance.

 The journey of your Expedition starts at Basic Camp. The requirements for completing the Basic Camp of the Expedition Pathway are as follows:

Expedition: Base Camp:

  • The Way: Three total courses

One required course: What Every Christian Ought To Know

Two elective courses

  • The Truth: Two total courses

One required course: The Baptist Faith & Message

One elective course being either Christian Worldview or Apologetics

  • The Life: Two required courses

(1) Evangelism: How To Share The Gospel, and (2) How To Pray

 Upon completion of the Expedition Base Camp, further achievement can be gained through the Advanced Camp. The requirements to obtain the Advanced Camp are as follows:

Expedition: Advanced Camp

  • The Way: Completion of The Way requirements in Base Camp plus one additional elective course
  • The Truth: Completion of The Truth requirements in Base Camp plus Foundations.
  • The Life: Completion of The Life requirements in Base Camp plus one required course, Spiritual Leadership.

Upon completion of the Base and Advanced Camps, one can then journey further up the mountain via The Summit.  The Summit is designed to help prepare someone to serve and provide experience in a particular ministry area.  Working with the leader who oversees the chosen ministry area, the requirements for achieving The Summit are as follows: 

Expedition: The Summit

  • The Way: Completion of The Way requirements in Base and Advanced Camps
  • The Truth: Completion of The Truth requirements in Base and Advanced Camps one additional elective course.
  • The Life: Completion of The Life requirements in Base and Advanced Camps plus training in your area of service.
Fall 2020 Classes - Starting Sept 16

The Way

 Starting Point

  • This is the space to have a convo and learn more about the community of Concord.
  • Sunday | October 25 | 5-7 | In-person - Missions Training Center | Online - Zoom

 Spiritual Gifts

  • Learn more about how God has uniquely gifted you to help others.
  • Starts Nov 4| 6:30 | Danny Hood

 The Truth

 Cults and False Gospels

  • Learn to identify and witness to followers of various cults, movements, and world religions.
  •  Wednesdays | 6:30 | F203 | Troy Brown


Christian Worldview University

  • Learn to think Biblically in everyday life!
  •  Wednesdays | 6:30 | Allan Taylor 

The Life

 Financial Peace University

  • Through FPU, you CAN take control of your money, get out of debt and create a plan for your future.
  • Wednesdays | 6:30 | Jim Hollingsworth


  • How to effectively share you faith with others...
  •  Wednesdays | 6:30 | John Mark Harrison


Prayer: How to Pray

  • Learn how to use on of the greatest weapons and gifts of the Believer!
  •  Wednesdays | 6:30 | Larry Boyles

 Christian Parenting

  • We all want to be better parents...Lets learn together!
  •  Wednesdays | 6:30 | Victor Lee

Additional Classes

ROMANS 2 - Chapters 6-8 (Precepts Women’s Study)

  • Free from the guilt and power of sin, but what about the flesh? Discover how justification by faith relates to day-by-day living through the Holy Spirit’s power - the amazing process of sanctification.
  • Wednesdays | 6:30 PM | Ruth Geiger

Experiencing God (Women’s Study)

  • A modern classic that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Experiencing God is based on seven Scriptural realities that teach us how to develop a true relationship with the Creator
  • Thursdays | 9 AM | Angelia Blalock

Take Courage: A study of the book of Haggai (Women's Study)

  • Learn to walk confidently in your calling, stay motivated despite opposition, and courageously invest your life in God’s purposes, trusting Him for results you may never see in this lifetime.
  • Mondays | 6:30 | Ronda Sallas


  • Divorce Care offers a safe place to help people who are experiencing separation and divorce find help for the hurts, hope for the future and to experience God's healing power.
  • Wednesdays | 6:30 | Robby & Jennifer Martin

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