Bible Study

Plenary: The Word Dwelling in You

Contributor: Steve Ebersole | Length : 19 | File type : Audio

What difference does it make that the Lord lives within us? Steve reflects on the power of the word of Christ living in us. He urges us to maintain our confidence in the transforming power of Jesus. ... Read More

New Testament Survey Exercises

Contributor: John Goering | File type : Teaching Material

These 63 sets of exercises are designed for a New Testament survey course that uses the Bible as the textbook. The first 30 lessons focus on the Gospels. The rest of the New Testament is surveyed in t... Read More

Conducting Bible Studies with the Unchurched

Contributor: Ernest Eby | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

Most people who join conservative Anabaptist churches are knowledgeable in the scriptures and familiar with Christianity.  Would more unbelievers and unchurched people join our churches if we took th... Read More

Communicating the Gospel with Clarity and Power

Contributor: Mark Horst | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

Why is there so much confusion today about what the Gospel is? Why does so much preaching/teaching seem to lack power? From the Scriptures we will examine the importance of preparing the messenger, ... Read More

Planning School Devotions for the Year

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Document

What is the purpose for devotions? Are they another chance to practice your program songs, or a meaningful opportunity for student growth? Jonas shares a list of considerations for planning devotional... Read More

To Lack Nothing: Why Practice and Teach Spiritual Disciplines?

Contributor: Arlyn Nisly | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Prayer, reading the Bible, fasting, singing: We know these are good things, but how can we stay motivated to do them? How do we teach them to our students when the results often aren't obvious? Arlyn ... Read More

Fruitful Dreaming: Ideas for Devotions (Part II)

Contributor: Betty Yoder | File type : Blog Post

The last post gave big-picture ideas of themes and approaches for your class devotions. This post shares specific, daily plans and suggestions for materials. Monday:Grades 1-6 have chapel to... Read More

The Creation—A Picture for Little Eyes

Contributor: Betty Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

A study on creation for students in grades 1-4. Topics covered are God creating the world out of nothing, the days of creation, character traits of God, man in the image of God, caring for the earth... Read More

Familiarizing Ourselves with the Culture of Jesus’ Day (Steve Overholt)

Contributor: Steve Overholt | Length : 61 | File type : Audio

The purpose of this talk is to help inform us of the broader context of the New Testament in general and of the Gospels in particular. In what ways was the time of Jesus similar to that of the Old Te... Read More

Study Guide for Daniel 11:2-35

Contributor: John Goering | File type : Teaching Material

The precise fulfillment of the Bible should encourage us to trust God. The first two pages of this document provide historical information pertaining to many of the events predicted in Da 11:2-35. The... Read More