Grace, growth, freedom, and faith are the themes of these 12 dynamic lessons based on the letters from Paul to the Christians in Galatia and Philippi. As the next volume in the popular Creative Bible Lessons series, Creative Bible Lessons in Galatians & Philippians comes power-packed with the teachings of Paul. Six lessons from each book will guide you and your students through many of the Gospels central truths, including:Liberation from the religious "rules and regulations" corralReconnecting with true freedom in ChristThe purpose of the law and moral boundariesHumility and friendshipSetting an example for othersJoy in spite of circumstancesTo help you teach each lesson are clips from easy-to-get videos . . . games for mixing and games with a purpose . . . in-depth, ready-to-use questions for small-group discussions . . . original role plays, scripts, and spontaneous melodramas--plus a lot of other activities to choose from that give your students not only an occasional laugh, but also a taste of the extravagant grace of God as well as the kind of joy that literally overflows all over the place.
A freelance writer with three decades in youth ministry, Tim McLaughlin is coauthor of Creative Bible Lessons in Galatians & Philippians (Youth Specialties). He lives in Portland, Oregon.
Now a writer and creative director, Tim McLaughlin spent nearly fourteen years with Youth Specialties, including stints as editor of Youthworker journal and director of product development. J. Cheri McLaughlin is a freelance writer and project manager for interactive products. Both have backgrounds in education and youth ministry. They live in Portland, Oregon, where they spend way too much time drinking coffee at Snooty Cats.
Jim and Yolanda Miller are currently on staff at the First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu, Hawaii serving with youth and young adults. Both have been involved in youth ministry since parachute pants were cool. Yolanda is a graduate of Fuller Seminary in California and Jimis a graduate of Princeton Seminary in New Jersey.