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Ways to Show Appreciation to a Bible Class Teacher

Good Bible class teachers work hard.  Week after week, they prepare lessons, create materials, change bulletin boards, and change lives.  They teach other people’s children for no paycheck. Their motivation is to serve the Lord by making an eternal difference in the lives of their students. We have all had Bible class teachers who have taught us …

9 Ways to Use Technology in Bible Class

Aren’t you continually amazed at how fast technology changes? What may be more amazing to me is how quickly I fall behind and how it comes so easily to younger generations!  You don’t have to look far to see a baby on a tablet or a toddler on a computer.  Elementary age children can show …

5 Ways to Shock a Bible Class Teacher

  Week after week, lesson after lesson.  They prepare, they decorate, they laminate. They give their time to teach you and your children.  They don’t do it to receive a paycheck.  In fact, they often spend money out of their own pocket to buy supplies and treats.  They don’t do it to get recognition or …

6 Ways to Kill a Bible Class

Is your congregation concerned about Bible class attendance?  Do you have a similar number for Bible class as you do for worship time on Sunday mornings?  Do you have a similar number returning for Wednesday evening Bible study? As an adult, why do we so often say (sarcastic tone), “Oh, great, it’s Wednesday night.  It’s …

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 …