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.
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...
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.
No matter where you are in the gospels, you can’t go wrong by asking, “What is this telling us about Jesus?”
Some of my favorite Bible studies are studies that go through the life of a biblical character. I love to learn about Abraham's faith, Joshua's courage, David's humility, and Nehemiah's leadership.
Educational research shows that adults have certain characteristics that inform how they prefer to learn, which then informs the sorts of lessons and activities we create.
The Bible is the word of God, completely true, and has the potential, in the power of the Holy Spirit, to transform that lives of those we teach.