Category Archives: Teaching

A Teacher’s New Year Prayer

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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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Pastors Enjoying SSI: TN

Sunday School Investigation conferences started last week in Tullahoma.  Last night we completed our fifth of 25 events.   Tomorrow night, we will be at West Jackson and Saturday at Tulip Grove in Nashville.  Last night in Dyersburg, one of the … Continue reading

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A Cause Worth Fighting For for Sunday School and Discipleship Leaders

In 1862, the Union army needed a victory and at Fort Donelson , General Grant delivered.  As this blog article is being written, I am sitting on the banks of the Cumberland River, where the soliders bled and died almost … Continue reading

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Clock Management for Sunday School Teachers

March Madness! It’s exciting to watch the last two minutes of a close game.  The commentators are always talking about how coaches and teams manage those last few minutes.  This year’s tournament has had lots of close games.   I caught … Continue reading

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Put the TRAINING back in Discipleship Training

I believe that it is time to put the TRAINING back in Discipleship Training.   Over the next few blogs, I am going to be transparent as I talk about the state of discipleship and share approaches that could help us … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Space Program for Ministers and Sunday School Leaders

As a child growing up in the 1960’s, I remember vividly watching the Apollo Space launches and Splashdowns.  The whole 3rd Grade class watched as Neil Armstrong took his first step on the moon and declared, One small step for … Continue reading

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