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Introducing Discovery Bible Study – A Key to Growing Movements

November 11th, 2019 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Class, Bible Curriculum, Bible Resources, Bible Study

In the last 9 months I came across an approach to studying the Bible that I want to make you aware of. It is called “Discovery Bible Study (DBS)” It has been around for quite some time and I have no idea how this slipped past my Bible study radar. Once I learned about it, […]

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Recommended Books on How To Better Read the Bible

October 17th, 2019 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Class, Bible Curriculum, Bible Resources, Bible Study, Books, Christianity

I love reading books about how to read the Bible. I guess I love that because I love meta-cognition, thinking about how we think about things. There are so many treasures in the scriptures and, as Bobby Valentine has written in the last two articles, the closer we come to understand things about their world […]

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Equipping vs Teaching

January 10th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Bible Class, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ

If you want information, teach information. If you want equipping make sure that you do more than ask questions about what could be done. Instead, get together with your group and plan something together. Work on it. Come back together and discuss what happened. I am convinced that much of our Bible class and adult […]

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Writing Teacher Training Material – Seeking Feedback

May 20th, 2014 · 12 Comments · Bible, Bible Class, Bible Curriculum, Bible Resources, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Education, Religion

I am considering writing up some teacher training material for adult Bible class teachers. Here are the topics I am considering. What would you add or subtract? Lesson 1 – Why? Purpose of Teaching the Bible Lesson 2 –  How? Study and Preparation Lesson 3 – How? Teaching the Material Lesson 4 – Dealing with […]

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Bible Class Material on 2 Corinthians

April 26th, 2014 · No Comments · 2 Corinthians, Bible, Bible Class, Bible Curriculum, Bible Resources, Christianity, Church of Christ, New Testament

Here is a Bible class I taught on 2 Corinthians several years ago. I am adding it to the Bible class archive/small group lessons here on the blog and wanted to give it a mention. 2 Corinthians

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How To Write a Bible Lesson Someone Else Can Teach From

September 19th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Bible, Bible Class, Bible Curriculum, Bible Study, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Religion, Small Groups

One of my primary responsibilities at Northwest has been to lead our small group ministry. As a part of that I have always been interested in finding good curriculum. The problem is, the really good material is often really expensive (especially if you have to buy it for each group) and that cost makes it […]

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Bible Class Archive: 1000 Free Bible Study Lessons, Over 3000 Pages of Free Material

July 18th, 2013 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Class, Bible Curriculum, Bible Resources, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Religion

I haven’t mentioned the Bible Class Archive in a long while. It is a page on the blog where I compile many of the lessons for Bible class and small groups that I have written over the years. I have also included some of my co-laborers in the kingdom in the collaborative process and have […]

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Eight Rules for Beginners Reading the Bible

May 22nd, 2013 · 62 Comments · Bible, Bible Class, Bible Study, Christianity, Church

Rule #1: Start with something that is easy to understand/easily applicable and work toward the books that are harder. – NT: James, Gospel of Mark – OT: Psalms, Proverbs & Genesis Rule #2: Be regular/consistent. Rule #3: Don’t read for quantity, read for quality. Reading the Bible through in a year is great but does […]

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Troubleshooting: Bible Class Structure

October 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Bible, Bible Class, Bible Study, Christianity, Church, Troubleshooting

Hebrews 5:11-6:3 says, “11 We have much to say about this, but it is hard to explain because you are slow to learn. 12 In fact, though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God’s word all over again. You need milk, not solid food! 13 Anyone […]

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Wednesday Night Outreach Class – Try This Out

September 19th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Bible Class, Christianity, Church, Church Steps, Religion

Every Wednesday we have a group of people who get together to do coordinate outreach. This is not a class about how to do outreach or a Bible study on what outreach is about, why we should do it, etc. We do have some of that from time to time but that is not what […]

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