Elbow to Elbow

Elbow to Elbow is CLC's new, relational discipleship experience for young adult men (age 21 and up). Elbow to Elbow equips young adult men with a gospel-centered foundation to lead in their homes, churches, communities, and the marketplace. Groups consist of 1 facilitator and 3-5 participants and meet weekly for one year. 

To see an overview of the curriculum and a sample study, click below on "Elbow to Elbow Promo Packet." 


MODULE 1 | 2 WEEKS

Getting to Know Each Other

MATERIALS

Sharing Your Fence Post (Life) Story

 

MODULE 2 | 9 WEEKS

Spiritual Life

MATERIALS

The Knowledge of the Holy

Transforming Grace


MODULE 3 | 7 WEEKS

Overview of the Bible

MATERIALS

A study of God's plan of creation, fall, redemption, and restoration in the Old and New Testaments

 

MODULE 4 | 3 WEEKS

Biblical Manhood

MATERIALS

7 Men (Introduction and chapters on William Wilberforce and Dietrich Bonhoeffer) 

Bible studies on what it means to be a man, dependence on God, and wholehearted discipleship


MODULE 5 | 3 WEEKS

Dating and Marriage

MATERIALS

Singled Out by God for Good

The Meaning of Marriage

 

MODULE 6 | 3 WEEKS

Faith and Work

MATERIALS

Video on Secular/Sacred Split

7 Men (chapter on George Washington)

Sermon on "Work and Rest" by Tim Keller


MODULE 7 | 2 WEEKS

What is the Church?

MATERIALS

Christian Beliefs

Bible studies on the topics of church participation, service, shepherding, and leadership

 

MODULE 8 | 1 WEEK

Ministry in the Community

ACTIVITY

Group Service Project 


MODULE 9 | 4 WEEKS

Christian Ethics

MATERIALS

The Doctrine of the Christian Life 

A study of how commandments 5-10 apply to every ethical situation

 

MODULE 10 | 3 WEEKS

Finances

MATERIALS

Financial Peace Revisited

Bible studies on the topics of giving, saving, and living


MODULE 11 | 2 WEEKS

Apologetics and Evangelism

MATERIALS

Questioning Evangelism

A study of the various apologetic methods and the problem of evil

How to ask good questions and initiate spiritual conversations

 

MODULE 12 | 7 WEEKS

How to Study the Bible

MATERIALS

The NIV Application Commentary: 1 & 2 Timothy; Titus

A study of the book of 2 Timothy using a simplified version of the Inductive Bible Study method (observation, interpretation, and application).