What is at the heart of the Christian faith? Who is God really and what does He want with us (if anything at all)? In Foundations 101, we lay the groundwork for what the Christian life is all about. Whether you're in exploration mode or a devout follower of Christ, we all need to learn the essence of why we were created and if there really is a supernatural God. This class strips God from our cultural context, from church tradition and from media portrayal to take a look at what He says about Himself and about us. ... Read more
Can we trust the Bible? Is it still relevant to our lives? What is it about? How does it all fit together? And where do we even begin? All of these questions and more are answered in "Exploring the Bible". This on-demand class takes you behind the text and into the text of the most influential book ever written. ... Read more
The Enneagram is an ancient personality model that is bringing new understanding and life-changing transformation to countless lives. Deeply spiritual in nature, it helps individuals identify the unique personality type that God has given them, which shapes the way we view the world, other people, and ourselves. If you've never looked into the Enneagram, now is the time. This on-demand class provides the perfect starting point for beginners and a road map for how to go deeper and wider with the Enneagram as you seek to discover more about yourself. ... Read more
The first step in entering a relationship with God is to declare "I believe" - a proclamation of both trust and faith. But what comes next? This on-demand class is dedicated to answering that question and helping Christians experience the full richness of a life led by God. If you recently said "I believe", this class will provide a roadmap for where you're headed. If it's been ages since you said "I believe", this class will reorient you toward a Christ-filled life. ... Read more
As you approach or are embracing financial independence, you might quickly learn that there's a lot more to money management than meets the eye. In Money Seeds, we will walk through responsible and biblical financial practices such as budgeting, saving, investing and more. This is a class designed for high school and college-age students that you won't get to take in school but that you absolutely need for the real world. Set your financial portfolio off on the right foot by starting with Money Seeds. ... Read more
It has been said that history is walking back through time, listening to its better minds. For Christians, it holds even more significance as it charts not only the history of ideas but also the history of the Christian movement. Through this on-demand course, taught by Senior Pastor Jim White, you will have history "come alive" through people and events, ideas and challenges, stories and revolutions. You will learn why we believe what we believe, and come to understand our present moment with greater clarity. If you're ready for a fast-paced, 2,000-year ride, this course is for you. ... Read more
The word theology comes from the Greek words theos and logos and literally means "words about God." In other words, talking about God. But when most people hear the term "theology" they think of it as something set aside for pastors who are attending seminary. But at its heart, theology has to do with the answers Christians give to questions people have about God and all things related to God. It's attempting to speak Christianly about the great issues of life; it's about having a biblical worldview; it's about forming a Christian mind. In this on-demand class, Senior Pastor Jim White takes his seminary-level course on systematic theology and breaks it down in a way that anyone can understand. In his words, "Let's pretend it's just you and me, sitting down together having a pint and talking about theology." ... Read more
Does your son or daughter have a smartphone? Or maybe a tablet? With access to more and more technology comes the world of social media, video gaming, YouTube and more. As a parent, it can be hard to keep up with, much less navigate, what platforms your kids are using these days. In this extremely practical class, we'll introduce the most commonly used media outlets, explain the potential dangers of each, and give some practical suggestions on what you as a parent can do to help guide your kids. ... Read more
You can go to an open house to find out more about a public, private or charter school, but where do you go to find out more about homeschooling? In this on-demand class, Exploring Homeschooling aims to answer the real, practical questions many families have as they consider this education option. If you're a parent considering homeschooling you've probably wondered about things like: How do you choose curriculum? What about socializing your kids? How about sports? Is it expensive? How do I get started? Are there laws you have to follow? Why homeschool anyway? Throughout this class we explore the answers to these questions and more. ... Read more
In Starting Line, we take you on a fast and furious tour of Meck - of both our in-person and online campuses. You'll get a good sense of our culture, what you can expect to experience at Meck and all that we have for you so that you can explore God comfortably, within community and at your own pace.With Starting Line on demand, you can watch it anywhere and anytime that works for you! ... Read more
In Training Camp, we unpack the vision of the Christian life, how to mature in faith and intimacy and how the Meck Institute can guide you in that process. Whether you're still exploring Christianity or you made the decision, this is a must-take class for everyone who is serious about the life change that should take place within a relationship with God.With Training Camp on demand, you can watch it anywhere and anytime that works for you! ... Read more
As the Easter season approaches, it's easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of things. Stores are already stocking their shelves with chocolate bunnies, Easter baskets, Easter eggs - you name it.
Over the next seven weeks, we will be walking through the final week of Jesus' life by looking at a series of events that culminated with the greatest event in all human history. Everything from Jesus descending into hell, the triumphal entry, crucifixion, resurrection and everything in between.
Join us in person or online as we journey through Jesus' final days on Earth and why we're still talking about it nearly 2000 years later.