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Discipline-Part 2

In Preventive Discipline Part 1, I discussed how so many problems in the classroom can be avoided completely if good preventive measures are implemented.  In Part 2, I will give some practical suggestions for dealing with issues that you may confront in the Bible class. If a child is being inattentive, walk around the classroom …

Preventive Discipline-Part 1

Hebrews 12:11 says, “Now no chastening seems to be joyful for the present, but painful; nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.” So much of the time when we talk about discipline, we are only thinking of punishment.  While punishment or corrective discipline is certainly …

Get Visual

It is so important that our children discover the truths conveyed in simple Bible stories.  But if we bore them to tears, they won’t hear us or the message in those stories.  We must grab their attention and convey the message effectively if we want them to grasp the truths in God’s Word. Hold everything!  …

Why a Site for Bible Class Teachers?

Well after several months of talking about it and thinking about it, I now have my website for Bible class teachers!  I have believed for a long time that there should be much more encouragement and help for our Bible class teachers.  After all, aren’t our teachers doing one of the most important works in …

Ministering To Families With Special Needs

Think Magazine-December 2010 By Kim Higginbotham As we sing songs such as “The Gospel is for All” or “You Never Mentioned Him to Me”, do we think about those in our community and in our congregation who may be overlooked?  Those that I take a particular interest in are individuals with disabilities and their families.  …