Many teenagers make poor choices because they're uncertain about who God is. Combining audio, visual, and hands-on activities, Hedges's curriculum encourages them to explore Scripture, figure out what they believe, better understand God, and discover his purpose for their lives. A must-have for youth pastors, parents, and teachers. Includes hints for instructing multiple learning styles.
As a youth worker you have certainly spent much of your time addressing the current issues facing teens, but have you stopped to think about what may be behind students behavior? Many of the not-so-wise choices students make are the result of a confused worldview that comes from uncertainty about who God is. Its easy for students to dismiss the truth when they learn from the world that all truth is relative. Creative Bible Lessons: Essential Theology uses a conversational approach to give students a theological foundation to better understand God and his purpose for how to live their lives. Throughout the twelve sessions of this study students will learn how creation provides evidence of Gods existence. look at how God has chosen to reveal himself through his Word. learn to live lives that reflect Gods love for them. understand their need for Gods direction. commit to following Gods will as they make life decisions. discover how Gods invitation to enter his kingdom affects the direction of their lives. examine where they are with God on a personal level. Following in the tradition of the bestselling Creative Bible Lessons series, youll find audio, visual, and hands-on activities to engage your students in the pursuit of theology. And because every student learns differently, each lesson includes options to help you reach your particular group of students, whether they learn best from imaginative, analytic, common sense, or dynamic teaching styles. With all these tools at your disposal you are guaranteed to get your students fired-up for seeking God and his plan for them.
Andrew Hedges has been engaging students for more than a decade. He holds a B.A. in Christian Education from Cedarville University and a M.Div. from Columbia International University and has focused his efforts on family and intergenerational ministry. When he's not serving families near Dayton, Ohio, Andrew spends time loving on his little girls or sitting down with a cup of coffee and sharing life with his sweetheart.
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