Author Archives: drmarkmiller

About drmarkmiller

I serve as the Sunday School, Discipleship, Small Groups Specialist for the Tennessee Baptist Convention

A Teacher’s New Year Prayer

A tribute to a great teacher and a great mother. Continue reading

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A Question for Every Sunday School Leader

Over the last year, I have had the joy of sitting in on over 35 different Sunday School classes or groups.  These groups have been from churches that averaged 15 to 1800.  At least three things took place in every … Continue reading

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Everyone needs a Buddy…Enroll them in YOUR Class

Since December, my little puppy dog has become my little buddy. In the morning, he can’t wait to wake me up so he can express his loyalty and love. When I come home, he is always excited to see me. … Continue reading

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Chosen for a Reason!

Last October, my wife and I made the decision to look for a new puppy. A year earlier, we had lost our beloved Sprinkles after 15 great year of love and companionship. What a great dog and friend, Sprinkles had … Continue reading

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Sunday School Matters! (#START)

Yesterday, I attended Sunday School at Second Baptist Church in Union City. There were three things that happened in each class in this church and in classes all across Tennessee and the World.   The Bible was taught.  People were prayed … Continue reading

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Get OUTSIDE the walls of Your Classroom! (#START)

Jesus ministered to the outcasts and the unclean. Matthew states, “A leper came and worshiped Him, saying, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.” Then Jesus put out His hand and touched him, saying, “I am willing; … Continue reading

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Encourage Evangelistic Relationships (#START)

Jesus built relationships with lost people. The religious leaders of Jesus day constantly complained about Jesus’ willingness to eat with tax collectors and sinners. Jesus explained that, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who … Continue reading

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