Bible Studies

Your Progression to Maturity

The Maturity Department runs PBC’s discipleship programme which helps members grow in the knowledge of Christ and develop sound biblical principles, values and disciplines. The programme constitute small ‘churches’ in form of bible study group of about 10 persons each with a bible study leaders facilitating the discipleship process. These groups afford the participants connection to the local, national regional and global body of Christ for mutual godly benefits of being blessed and being a blessing to one another.

The books are in four levels and it is advisable that no level is skipped as they build and reinforce each other.

Level One – Building a Firm Foundation
1. Growing in Christ: A 10 week Bible Study that provides the fundamentals and critical ground work upon which future growth is built. It introduces you to five assurances and five basic disciplines of a disciple. Mainly for new believers or those who want to renew their relationship with God.

The five assurances

  • Assurance of Salvation -1 John 5:11-12
  • Assurance of Victory – 1 Cor. 10:13
  • Assurance of Forgiveness – 1 John 1:9
  • Assurance of the Spirit’s Presence – 1 Cor. 6:19-20
  • Assurance of God’s Help – Hebrews 4:16

The five basic disciplines of a growing believer

  • God’s Word – 2 Timothy 3:16-17
  • Prayer As A Lifestyle – Phil. 4:6-7
  • Fellowship – 1 John 1:3
  • Witnessing & Evangelism -1 Peter 3:15
  • The Obedient Christian in Action – 1 John 14:21

2. Survival Kit: A 5 week Bible Study equipping you with five keys to effective spiritual growth.

  • One Body of Christ – Its Life and Service (Romans 12:4-5)
  • Two Natures of Life  –The Old and the New (Galatians 5:16, 22-23)
  • Three Aspects of Salvation – Beginning, Process and Completion (Phil. 1:6)
  • Four Sources of Authority – The Inadequate and the Adequate (1 Cor. 2:14; 2 Tim. 3:16)
  • The Five and Five Principle – Reaching others through Prayer and Witnessing (Phil. 4:6; Matt. 28:18-20)

Level Two: The Growing Christian
10 Steps: A 7 week each Bible Study of 10 books taking you through the basic steps towards Christian Maturity
1.  The Christian Adventure
2.  The Christian Abundant Life
3.  The Christian and the Holy Spirit*
4.  The Christian and Prayer*
5.  The Christian and the Bible*
6.  The Christian and Obedience*
7.  The Christian and Witnessing*
8.  The Christian and Stewardship
9.  Old Testament Highlights
10. New Testament Highlights
* The core books

Level Three: The Maturing Christian
Master Life: The Master life series introduces you to biblical disciplines of spending time with the master, living in the word, praying in faith, fellowshiping with believers, witnessing to the world and ministering to others.

  • The Disciple’s Cross: Discover how to abide in Christ and practice the six Christian disciplines.
  • The Disciple’s Personality: Be transformed through the work of the Holy Spirit in you.
  • The Disciple’s Victory: Put on the armour of God to win over spiritual warfare.
  • The Disciple’s Mission: Acquire witnessing skills and discover your spiritual gifts for service.

Level Four: Living a Transformed Life

  • Experiencing God
  • The Mind of Christ
  • Jesus on Leadership
  • A Woman’s Heart
  • The Man God Uses
  • A Heart like His
  • On Mission with God
  • Purpose Driven Life
  • Women of Impact
  • Men of Purpose
  • A Graceful Body
  • Living your Christian Values
  • Equipping the Saints
  • Life in the Spirit
  • Purpose Driven Church

This level contains topical and character building resource materials that are necessary for the disciples as they engage in fellowshiping with one another and reaching out to the world. Some of the resource materials available include:

If you wish to participate in any of the above bible studies or be a bible study leader, please contact the maturity department on

Our primary spiritual growth comes from our personal devotional times
Our involvement in Bible study groups helps us further our growth
and help one another to grow in Him and apply our faith into the world