My favorite church callings have always been teaching. For all those who’ve taught church lessons, these GIFs will remind you of the good times, the bad times, and the amazing times. Enjoy!
New Testament Sunday School Lessons
I’ve been reviewing The Challenge of Honesty which was released Sept 1. (You might want to check out my first post, or second post on the book.) Frances Lee Menlove relates the following. Today I am going to tell you a story. This is a Jesus story, the Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector, which […]
I have been undergoing some interesting cultural training as part of a work assignment. Part of this training explores the continuum of inculcation that people undergo when they experience a new culture. I found some very interesting parallels with how members of the church view those from other faiths or the process by which people […]
NT SS Lesson #7 Growing up as the daughter of a Protestant minister, I was well acquainted with many of the Biblical miracles. The parting of the Red Sea, the appearance of manna, the healing of the sick, walking on water, these were all supernatural occurrences which couldn’t be readily explained. I viewed these events […]
NT SS Lesson #6 Apostles. This Sunday School lesson gives them a special cachet; a privileged status as special emissaries and powerful witnesses of the Savior. There is no mention of Judas, or William McLellin, of Richard R. Lyman, or even Peter. Though the lesson states that “many of those who heard Jesus failed to […]
NT SS Lesson #5 It seems to me that whenever I’ve listened to a discussion of spiritual conversion in the Church, there have been two different and conflicting ways of describing the process. The first was made famous by Elder Bednar in his Conference talk of 2007, Ye Must be Born Again. In this talk, […]
NT SS Lesson #3 Welcome, once again, to the “Gospel Speculation” class. Since I am not a Ward Sunday School teacher, I am under no obligation to stick to the lesson manual or even stay true to the stated purpose of each lesson. Rather, I write these columns to entertain myself, and as motivation to […]