First Corinthians

The Blockbuster Secret to Surviving Conflict! Learn Biblical methods for resolving differences and showing the love of God even when you disagree.


Course Curriculum

7 Course Modules + 70 Discussion Questions

Required Book (not included)

Spoelstra, Melissa. First Corinthians: Living Love When We Disagree. Abingdon Women, 2067.

Video sessions from Melissa Spoelstra are available to purchase at Amazon or Abingdon. (optional but recommended) 

Course Description

This course is a general study of Bible doctrine designed to introduce the student to the character of Christ. This course presents the following areas of doctrine: Christlogy, Attributes of God, Works of Christ, Sin, Salvation, and Justification.

Faith Application

The Bible Cafe™ provides, for its students, a deeper understanding of the Scriptures. In so doing, it is necessary to develop a thorough understanding of Christian doctrine as it is presented throughout the Bible. This course provides students with a firm theological grounding which will serve as a guide to “Now I urge you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree in what you say, that there be no divisions among you, and that you be united with the same understanding and the same conviction.” (1 Corinthians 1:10 HCSB).

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain how Christians are able to deal with differences in a loving way.
  • Discuss key doctrinal terms as they relate to unity and diversity.
  • Distinguish between the differences and implications of the surrounding culture and Christian Biblical view.
  • Understand how to disagree with others while maintaining your beliefs.
  • Differentiate between worldviews and Christ-focused beliefs.
  • Compare conflict resolutions with modern worldviews.

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Course Instructor

Course Instructor

Executive Director Bible Cafe™ Ministries

CHRISTINE ABRAHAM has been a parachurch director and womens ministry leader for 10+ years. She earned a Graduate of Theology degree in Biblical Studies from Liberty University. As Executive Director of the Bible Cafe™ Christine has facilitated nondenominational Bible studies for women around the world. She writes Bible Study Companion Guides for bestselling authors.