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Year: 2013

What a Good Bible Curriculum Should Look Like

One of the most common concerns that I hear from people regarding Bible class is on the subject of curriculum.    I totally understand those concerns.  There are multitudes of Biblically illiterate children and adults who have been through the “typical” curriculum in our Bible classes.  We want something better and more to teach, but …

Teaching Children to Use the Bible

We probably all know the words to the children’s Bible class song, “The B-I-B-L-E, yes that’s the book for me”.  How can we help teach our children that the Bible really is for them?  After all, it is a huge book, much bigger than any other book they would be expected to read or know! …

Decorating Classroom Doors

 This morning, I needed to take a few things to our teacher’s resource room.  As I walked down the long hallway, I couldn’t help but notice some really cute door decorations on our children’s Bible classrooms.  While most every teacher’s classroom has one or more bulletin boards to decorate, we often neglect the door that …

Some “Do’s” for Great Teachers

Do you all remember this teacher from the television show, “Little House on the Prairie”?  Miss Beadle was a favorite among her students.  She was the perfect example of a teacher who was dedicated, gentle, and kind-spirited just like we should be. In this follow up to the post “Characteristics of Great Teachers“, here are …

Characteristics of Great Teachers

Do you remember a favorite teacher from your past?  It may have been in a Bible class or at school, but most of us remember a teacher who made a difference in our lives.  What do you remember about the person?  Did he or she make the subject matter so much fun that you were …