It seems like everything in ministry is harder right now.
Teaching from the book of Revelation can be intimidating, no doubt about it. Here are a few suggestions that might help teachers to decide to accept the challenge.
Care and shepherding are critical components in the life of your Bible Study class.
A common fear of Bible teachers and small group leaders is being asked tough questions for which you do not have an answer. No one wants to feel embarrassed, unprepared, or unqualified.
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?
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...
Studying the Bible can be difficult, especially when you encounter passages that don’t seem to square with other teachings from the Bible.
Studying the Bible can be overwhelming, especially when you encounter difficult passages. Luckily, we do not have to tackle these difficult passages on our own.
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...