Because of this wide range of experience in teachers, churches benefit from investing in biblically solid, user-friendly curriculum and training teachers in how to use it.
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.
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.
Historically, Christian education has placed an important emphasis on the ability to read and write. But what do you do if there are people who have limited reading skills?
Asking people to describe their culture is like asking a fish to describe the water.
People connect with stories. So, how do you use stories well in your teaching?
No matter where you are in the gospels, you can’t go wrong by asking, “What is this telling us about Jesus?”
Teaching without curriculum requires you to do your homework. It requires a higher level of confidence with the subject matter.