Our teaching should help students understand that the Bible is primarily about God and his plan to a redeem a people for himself.
Teaching Teenagers Biblical Context
If the gospel really is the good news that Jesus came to save people from their sin, we should help students understand how the entire Bible points to this truth.
After having the opportunity to sit under the preaching of my senior pastor and college pastor for the past two and a half years, I wish my high school youth pastors would have preached the Bible similarly: deeply, simply, and lovingly.
The more I’ve studied, the more I’ve realized unusual Bible stories aren’t weird, I just don’t understand the point yet. And hidden in the weirdness is normally very good news.
Teenagers have short attention spans. Teenagers have no filter. But teenagers are also in a critical season of their lives when they need wisdom, comfort, encouragement, truth, and hope.
As a student minister, one of your roles as the primary spiritual leader of your ministry area is to lead in faithful Bible teaching. Not only do you have an opportunity to disciple students through your teaching, you…
One reality observed about Generation Z is that they are the first fully post-Christian generation in the United States. In Meet Generation Z, James Emery White defines a post-Christian generation as one raised without “even a memory of the…