Teaching and Preaching the Bible. Leadership and Lay Ministry Training Program Dr. Stu Merkel and Rev. Doug Gray January 12, 2013. Introductions. It’s…Stu and Doug!. Introductions. Overview of the Day Session 1: Preparing for a Bible Study Break
Leadership and Lay Ministry Training Program
Dr. Stu Merkel and Rev. Doug Gray
January 12, 2013
Let it breathe!
2. Look at the context
Poetry, Narrative, Letter, Command/Proverb, Apocalypse
3. Initial Thoughts
4. Go to the resources
5. What’s the big idea?
Yours, mine and ours
Not like that!
Because God needs you!
It’s not rocket science
A healthy dose of Mythbusters
There’s more going on than meets the eye…
Feed the body so God can nourish the soul
Sometimes it’s a looooong trip!
Never preach the sermonthe congregation expects!
Adventures in Celebrity Recognition
Top-Ranked Tennis Star
(11th in the world)
Prisoner of Azkaban
One of the best baseballplayers of all time
Pirates of the Caribbean
The Rosetta Stone
Helping us experience and understand each other
Outlines, Discussion and Tips…oh my!