It really comes down to making the Sunday experience—our day of worship when we all come together for study and worship—as profitable for each member of the congregation as possible.
When the average person says they are witnessing, what they probably mean is that they are trying to reach out to people, hand out tracts, invite people to church, etc.
I would be remiss if I didn’t dedicate an article to specifically examine the Bible teacher, the one who is ultimately responsible for bringing people of different perspectives and backgrounds together to dedicate some time to examining and applying God’s word.
“And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.”
While our Bible class teachers should be well-equipped and committed to teaching the world to the best of their ability, all of this effort and reexamination will be fruitless if we don’t have church members who are dedicated to being life-long students of the word of God.
There were two song leaders that especially stood out to me immediately when they stood up to lead. What was so different about them?
I think most Bible class teachers are willing to prepare for class, but it seems that usually the concern is finding the time to do it.
The issue of focus and staying on topic is a challenge of which we should be ever mindful if we want to make our Bible classes the best they can be.
I’ve come to question our tradition of having a large auditorium class for the majority of our adult members. That’s not to say that auditorium classes are bad, but I wonder how effective they are and whether there is a better approach to adult classes.
We have great reason to make sure we're investing as much as possible into our Bible classes, both as students and teachers.