Beyond the Classroom
A necessary paradigm shift is discussed to help gain a hearing in the classroom by connecting with students as a mentor and friend outside the class.
Biblical Basis for Christian Ed
Defining education, following the roots of Christian Education (CE) in scripture, and examining what the Bible says about CE is covered in this class.
Teachers will be given tools to effectively eliminate boredom from their class so students will never be able to say they were bored in a class they taught.
Children's Church Ministry
This class considers how to organize and conduct a productive Children’s Church.
Defining Christian Ed & Developing a Philosophy
This class will clarify the goal of CE and help formulate a basic philosophy for ministering in this area. 3 approaches to CE will be considered and how to develop an effective philosophy.
Developing Leaders for Children's Ministry
Criteria and qualifications of leaders along with the content that will produce a quality children’s ministry will be examined in this class.
Discipline in the Classroom
This class shows the scriptural basis for discipline and the basic causes for inappropriate behavior. A teacher’s responsibilities, preventative and corrective measures will also be considered.
This class approaches discipline from a slightly different angle by looking at the Biblical basis and the six major elements in the teaching learning process.
Facilitating Spiritual Growth
How teachers can be a catalyst for spiritual evelopment of their students is considered.
Follow-up for Success
Discovering means of conserving results & enabling new believers to mature in Christ is the focus here.
Giving Effective Invitations
Concluding a children’s lesson with an appropriate invitation can bring new results to teaching.
Importance of the Teacher
Scripture has a lot to say about teachers which is analyzed in this class along with a brief overview of the 7 laws of the teacher.
Improve Student Retention
Fifteen practical suggestions will help communicate with students in a way they will not forget the lesson as soon as they walk out the door. No longer will the lesson go in one ear and out the other
Introduce Child to Christ
A simple way of sharing the gospel with a child and leading them to Christ without pressure. Part of the class time will be used to actually practice little bite size pieces of the presentation. As a result, each attendee should be able to lead a child to Christ.
Providing spiritually nutritious food for the student begins with the teacher’s preparation. Teachers will learn practical suggestions on how to put a lesson
together that will help their students grow spiritually.
Teachers will discover how to effectively present a lesson that will hold the attention of their students.
Memorize Scripture in Class
Material covered in this class will be the importance of memorization, types of memory verses, effective method of teaching and principles for memorizing.
Mission Vision for Children
Teachers will learn how to create a vision in their students for missions that can last a life-time, enabling the Church to provide adequate future
Promoting Spiritual Growth
Parents and teachers have tremendous influence on the spiritual growth of children. This class investigates how to help children grow spiritually.
Protecting Today's Child
Child abuse can devastate an individual, a family, and a church. This class examines how to reduce the risk, provide a safe environment and protect the
If there is one predominant CE "thorn in the flesh," it’s the recruitment of people to serve. Challenging insights presented will help implement an effective recruitment program for your church.
Review-Essential & Exciting
Make review a learning time that creates excitement and effective lesson retention.
Teach for Spiritual Growth
Applying the gospel for the unsaved child and a response aim to encourage spiritual grow is the aim of this class.
Teaching with Passion
The Bible can be taught in ways that captivate and motivate students toward excellence. Passion is a key to effective teaching. Learn the root, the routine and the results of passionate teaching.
Teaching with Style
Learn how to defeat the giants that hinder effective teaching/learning by applying 21 tools that will transform any class into a dynamic learning center.
Teacher Change Facilitator
Teachers will learn how they can bring about spiritual growth and become a catalyst for change in students
Visualize or Fossilize
How to create effective visuals and use them to assist the student’s ability to retain the aim and content of the lesson is the theme of this class.
Plan on 60-75 minutes per class and at least 90 minutes for classes with underscored titles.