Christianity Explored

Easy-English Bible discussions, open to anyone who is interested in learning English and exploring the Bible.

We have 2 opportunities to join us for easy-English Bible discussions. If you live on campus, join us on Tuesday nights. If you live off campus and are a graduate student or visiting scholar, join us for our dinner and Bible class on Thursdays. Information for each gathering is below.


Classes meet once a week for 10 weeks and include a free dinner, which begins at 6:30 pm. After dinner (around 7:15) we start our small group discussions. The class ends at 8:15 pm.

  • Time: Thursday night, 6:30 – 8:15 pm
  • DatesJanuary 13 - March 24 
  • Location: University Reformed Church (841 Timberlane St, East Lansing)
  • Rides: register below and let us know if you need a ride 
  • Free dinner! Each week we serve different American and ethnic style foods. It will be a fun experience to try some new (and some familiar) foods!
  • This class is designed for people who are not Christians, so we encourage anyone to come and ask lots of questions! 


After dinner kid's will be dismissed to a special class. They will meet from 7:15 - 8:15 and do crafts, practice English, and learn fun Bible stories.


If you live on campus, we'd love to have you join us every Tuesday night for a fun hangout and friendly Bible discussion. This is a great opportunity to make friends and explore how the Bible gives us answers to life's big questions.

  • Time: Tuesday nights @ 7pm
  • Location: Minskoff Pavilion (Business College), room M010

Contact Nick if you'd like more information.

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More Information about Our Classes

We alternate each semester with one of the classes below. Each class is organized with international students and scholars in mind, which means we try to slow down our presentations or use subtitles so that those using English as a second language can follow our discussions.

1. Christianity Explored (CE) is the starting point for many to investigate Christianity in an informal, small group setting. Using the Book of Mark, we will look at the life of Jesus--his miracles, his teachings, his death, his resurrection. Everyone is welcome, especially the inquisitive or the convinced skeptic. Questions are encouraged; you can ask as many questions as you want, at any time during the course.

2. Bible Explored. This series explores themes and major Bible stories in the Old and New Testaments. Most of our studies cover stories from the Old Testament to discover how they set the context for Jesus's life and ministry.

This class is designed for those who are not Christians. We use Bibles in English and other languages (you are welcome to take one for free if you don't own your own). All are welcome to attend. There is no cost for the meal or class materials. Invite a friend and plan on joining us for ten weeks of Bible study and encouraging conversations.

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