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Bible Teaching Tips! (Tip #5)

Welcome to another installment of Teaching Tip Thursday! Today's Tip: Define Terms As I have said in multiple posts, my children have blessed me with both humility and enlightenment. We read together daily, and my children don't hesitate to ask, "what does 'exasperated' mean?" (haha!)  Even though I consider myself to have an extensive vocabulary, I'm not… Continue reading Bible Teaching Tips! (Tip #5)

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Bible Teaching Tips! (Tip#4)

Welcome to today’s edition of Teaching Tip Thursday! Today's Tip: Use Visual Aids It was a real mustard seed, small and insignificant. I peered curiously into the glass vial with amazement before passing it to my friend. Mrs. Fike had brought the little seed to our Bible class to help us grasp Jesus' parable of the mustard seed. Mrs. Fike… Continue reading Bible Teaching Tips! (Tip#4)

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Bible Teaching Tips! (Tip #3)

Welcome to today’s edition of Teaching Tip Thursday! Today's Tip: Review isn't for dummies If you have the opportunity to teach a class with the same person (or people) more than once, do not hesitate to review. It gives you, as a teacher, a pulse on what information has been retained and what the student does… Continue reading Bible Teaching Tips! (Tip #3)

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Bible Teaching Tips! (Tip #2)

Welcome to today's edition of Teaching Tip Thursday! Today's Tip: Consider the Context When we are preparing a class or discussing scripture with someone, always be mindful of these three important rules: Context Context Context That's pretty easy to remember, right? My spouse and I had three classes with two young mormon missionaries. We asked them how they could… Continue reading Bible Teaching Tips! (Tip #2)

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Bible Teaching Tips. (Tip #1)

Today's teaching tip is one I find helpful when teaching children and those who may not be very familiar with the Bible. Are you ready? Today's tip: Don't over-assume  This year, the kids and I have started reading from the Bible text each day instead of just "Bible storybooks." I throw in a reading from a… Continue reading Bible Teaching Tips. (Tip #1)