The Institute

Grow Closer to God, and One Another.

The Abundant Life Institute is a unique environment designed to help you grow closer to God, one another, and pursue lasting healing from the challenges that you’re facing. Classes are centered around discipleship in a variety of different areas, and many take place in a small group environment. Life Change groups are designed to help you pursue lasting healing. There are a variety of different groups that cover a wide-range of topics and circumstances.

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Important Dates:

Online Registration:

Sunday, January 15th – Sunday, January 29th

On-Site Registration:

Sunday, January 22nd – Sunday, January 29th

Available After Services

First Day of Classes + Groups:

Sunday, February 5th + Tuesday, February 7th

Early Withdrawal Deadline:

Monday, February 13th

Course Schedule:


Transformed Life Class/Small Group | 10 am

Spiritual Development Class/Small Group | 10 am

Marriage Small Group | 12 pm


Transformed Life Class/Small Group | 7 pm

Spiritual Development Class/Small Group | 7 pm

The Art of Intercession Class | 7 pm

The Believer’s Authority Class | 7 pm


Transformed Life

Days: Sundays + Tuesdays | Duration: 11 weeks | Prerequisite: None

Required Book: The Transformed Life by Rev. John Carter

Cost: Registration fee waived. Book cost only. Transformed Life is an 11-week experience designed to help, you learn about the Bible and experience community with others who want to grow in their relationship with God. Through group discussion, home study and Bible readings, you will be stimulated to learn who God is in a deeper way than you have ever known before.

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Spiritual Development

Days: Sundays + Tuesdays | Duration: 11 weeks | Prerequisite: ALCC Member and Successful Completion of Believer’s Foundations or Transformed Life

Required Books: How You Can be Led by the Spirit of God by Kenneth E. Hagin; Love Never Fails by Kenneth E. Hagin; From Just Enough to Overflowing by Bob Yandian

Cost: $20 + books

If you want to develop and enrich your walk with God, this exciting class is for you! You will receive practical teaching and discuss topics in small groups that answer questions such as how to pray, how to hear from God, and how to discover and use the God-given gifts you possess to serve others.

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The Believer’s Authority

Day: Tuesdays | Duration: 10 weeks | Prerequisite: ALCC Member and Successful Completion of Believer’s Foundations or Transformed Life AND Spiritual Development

Required Book: The Believer’s Authority by Kenneth E. Hagin + The Name of Jesus by Kenneth E. Hagin

Cost: $20 + books

In this class,you will discover the authority that is yours as a believer and how to exercise it. Use this opportunity to gain a greater understanding of who you are in Christ and start enjoying the truly victorious life!

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The Art of Intercession

Day: Tuesdays | Duration: 10 weeks | Prerequisite: ALCC Member and Successful Completion of Believer’s Foundations or Transformed Life AND Spiritual Development

Required Book: The Art of Prayer by Kenneth E. Hagin

Cost: $20 + book

This class will revolutionize your prayer life! Every praying Christian can learn how to pray in such a way that causes heaven to respond to their requests. You will learn the nuts and bolts of intercessory prayer, delve deeply into the topic, and receive opportunities to put what you learn into practice. You will find your prayer life ignited with power by the very God who longs to accomplish His will through the prayers of His people.

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Marriage Small Group

Day: SundaysDuration: 10 weeks | Prerequisite: ALCC Members and must be married or engaged couples

Required Book: Boundaries in Marriage book + workbook by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend

Cost: $20 per person + books

It takes two individuals to become one flesh. Only when you and your mate know and respect each other’s needs, choices, and freedom can you give yourselves freely and lovingly to one another. This marriage small group gives you the tools you need to understand the friction points and even the serious hurts in your marriage and move beyond them to mutual care, respect, affirmation, and intimacy.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Cancellations & Changes:

Abundant Life reserves the right the right to alter and/or cancel a class or group at any time.

Location of Institute Classes/Groups:

All students who attend evening classes at Abundant Life must enter through the main entrance of the Discipleship Center. Room assignments will be posted the first day of class.


Assigned books are available for purchase in the Assigned books are available for purchase in the Word Shop unless otherwise specified. Receive 20% off all class books when purchased at the Word Shop.


Children are not allowed in class and may not be left unsupervised in Institute Classes/Groups in the building during class sessions. Childcare is available on Sunday mornings. Certain restrictions apply.

Class Size:

Class and Small Group spaces are limited. Registration is on a first-come, first served basis.

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Have Questions, We’d Love to Help.

If you have a question about a class or small group, contact the Institute Coordinator at 315.463.7300 or email us below.

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