The Well Community Church

Women's Bible Study

Apr 25 The Faithfulness of Wisdom: Proverbs 30-31

Melissa Danisi

Insecurity plagues women in our generation. We are inundated with images of beauty and perfection like no other generations before us in movies, on TV, on Instagram and Pinterest, and in magazines at the grocery store checkout counter. Everywhere we go, someone wants to show us or tell us the kind… More

Apr 18 The Sayings of Wisdom Part 2: Proverbs 25-29

Molly DeFrank

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver. Like a gold ring or an ornament of gold is a wise reprover to a listening ear. – Proverbs 25:11-12 Don’t we all wish to be the deliverers of words fitly spoken and wisdom to listening ears? Yet how will we become that kind of… More

Apr 11 The Sayings of Wisdom Part 1: Proverbs 22-24 (Wednesday Morning Panel)

Molly DeFrank, Cori Derksen, Jenny Ratzlaff, Tammy Daily, Valerie Watts

This week’s study of Proverbs will be different than previous weeks. We will continue in Solomon’s proverbs starting in chapter 22, but rather than reading each proverb in its entirety, we will slow down to spend a few days on “Thirty Sayings of the Wise.” This will give us an opportunity to study… More

Apr 10 The Sayings of Wisdom Part 1: Proverbs 22-24 (Tuesday Evening Panel)

Ashley Ploen, Rose Torres, Melissa Costa, Ashley Berry, Lisa Roberts

This week’s study of Proverbs will be different than previous weeks. We will continue in Solomon’s proverbs starting in chapter 22, but rather than reading each proverb in its entirety, we will slow down to spend a few days on “Thirty Sayings of the Wise.” This will give us an opportunity to study… More

Apr 4 The Way of Wisdom Part 2: Proverbs 16-21

Melissa Danisi

While traveling through Israel, following behind a Hebrew tour guide who had walked this road many times, we were anxious to see where he was taking us. The road was unfamiliar to us, but he knew it like the back of his hand. We walked with him, followed, and listened to his instruction. As we went… More

Mar 21 The Way of Wisdom Part 1: Proverbs 10-15

Ashley Ploen

These first few weeks of studying Proverbs has really been about nine chapters of warning. The main warning has been regarding why we need wisdom and what we need to run away from in order to stay the course. We will now shift into the section of the book that comprises actual proverbs—the short… More

Mar 14 The Personification of Wisdom: Proverbs 8-9

Melissa Danisi

Do you know someone who embodies wisdom? Who comes into your mind when you think of someone wise? What are they like? How about their personality, temperament, character, speech and behavior? When you think of the words “fool” and “folly,” who comes to mind? What type of person do you think of… More

Mar 7 The Warning of Wisdom: Proverbs 5-7

Darlene Hanson

After our first week of study, we should be left with the overwhelming realization of our need for wisdom. This week, we will be left with our need for wisdom in times of temptation. We will explore the intense warnings a father gives to his son about being aware of adultery. He will sneak in some… More

Feb 28 The Beginning of Wisdom: Proverbs 1-4

Melissa Danisi

“We are all being discipled by something.” This quote I heard years ago stuck with me and helped me see I was being influenced and taught by so many things around me, some of which I wasn’t even aware. To be discipled means to be a learner and follower of a master teacher, watching his or her ways… More

Feb 21 Proverbs: Overview and Background

Melissa Danisi

Not everything is in the Bible, but everything you need is in the Bible. – Rick Taylor His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness. – 2 Peter 1:3a We are searching for answers in this life. We want to know the purpose of our lives, that our lives have meaning… More