Training
Equipping believers in the Bay Area and around the world.

 

At PBC we place a high value on equipping believers in the knowledge of God’s Word and techniques for studying the Scriptures. We also want to equip those that feel called to teach with solid skills to do so with integrity and accurate information. We accomplish this through our weekly sermons, a 2-year intern program, Bible studies, discipleship groups, and classes held throughout the year. Browse our current offerings below.   

DISCIPLE FOUNDRY

Two Year Program

Disciple Foundry (formerly known as our Intern Program) began in the 1970s as Scribe School.  The two-year program is geared toward those who wish to go deeper into the Word and to have a taste of seminary-like content. The program offers two courses per quarter. Courses include theology and exegesis and can also be audited by those unable to commit to the full two-year program. Find out more about the program and application process HERE. Pastor: [email protected]

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PURSUING CHRIST, ENGAGING CULTURE

Movie Screening

SPRING 2021: Before They Die 

This documentary follows the survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot in their quest for justice. More than 300 people were killed when a mob attacked and burned to the ground an affluent African-American district of Tulsa. Includes a moderated dialogue with director Reggie Turner. 

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EQUIP CLASS

Sunday Mornings on Zoom

Classes and discussions offered throughout the year on a variety of topics. Check the Weekly Bulletin for upcoming dates and times.

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MINI-SERMONS

By Pastor Jeff Louie 

Welcome to Faith in Real Life! This is a collection of mini-sermons (under 7 minutes each) where we cover various topics and discuss difficult questions that come up as we seek the Lord’s leading in our lives and minister to the world around us. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up to date on our latest content.

Recent Mini-Sermon Series:

Focusing on Christ Through Colossians
Why Did God Create Me This Way?
The Gospel in Uncertain Times
Raising Children in Difficult Times
Living in Uncertain Times
Racism & Christ
Christ & COVID-19
Why Am I Suffering?
Finding God’s Will

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ROUNDTABLES

Discussion Series 

Throughout the year we offer topics of interest to the community through our Rountable series. You can listen to previous Roundtables HERE

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Stay Up To Date

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Questions about our training opportunities? Let us know!

LEADERSHIP

Jeff Louie

Jeff Louie

Pastor of Equipping

A native New Yorker, Jeff has also lived in Dallas, Chicago, and since 1990 in the Bay Area. With his wife Judy, they have two daughters, two son-in-laws, and four grandchildren. Besides having been a pastor for 25 years, he was a seminary professor for 13 years. He received his PhD from Dallas Theological Seminary, and was a founding member of the Gospel Coalition.

Additional Teaching Pastors:

Scott Grant

Paul Taylor

Dan Westman

Rolana Smith

Rob Schulze

Contact Jeff by emailing [email protected] 

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