Object lessons require the learner to do some abstract thinking in order to learn from them.
When you don’t feel like teaching, what do you do? Muscle through? Call in sick? Put on a smile and fake it until you can get through it?
Deep Bible study is transformational. It leads people to life change.
Sometimes Bible teachers confuse their own deep Bible study with deep Bible study for their group members. It is true that you cannot lead learners to deep Bible study if you have not dug deeply into the passage yourself. But, your deep study doesn’t necessarily translate into deep study for...
Many Bible teachers want to know how to make their Bible study “deeper.” Too many Bible studies teach familiar passages in the same old ways. The concepts addressed by learners may seem moralistic (“just try to be a good person”) or simplistic (“Jesus will help you...
Finding new ways to make your Bible study come alive for learners can be difficult. We tend to use the same teaching approaches over and over again. Shera Melick, retired professor of educational leadership, used to say that the only wrong teaching technique is the one that you use all the time...
People connect with stories. So, how do you use stories well in your teaching?
The Book of Psalms contains some of the most beautiful and encouraging passages in the Bible. The descriptions of God and the praise offered to Him are moving.
In these weeks in which the Coronavirus has us staying at home, how does a Bible teacher create opportunities for their group members to experience the Word of God in a profound and personal way?
The end of the lesson is not communicating a point; it is seeing the lives of learners transformed by the word of God.