Christian education

Por El Camino Correcto: Estructurando Su Clase de Escuela Sabática para el Éxito – Parte 2

Semana tras semana, año tras año, estudiantes de todas las edades, desde bebés hasta ancianos, toman asiento para participar en alguna forma de educación cristiana. Y al final de cada clase de la Escuela Sabática o estudio Bíblico, nos ponemos de pie, nos retiramos, y la mayoría de las veces, olvidamos rápidamente la mayor parte […]

Por El Camino Correcto: Estructurando Su Clase de Escuela Sabática para el Éxito – Parte 1

Una vez al año, los chicos de las clases de Escuela Sabática de mi congregación son llamados al frente del santuario. Con sonrisas en sus caras, reciben certificados y, en muchos casos, son « promovidos » a sus nuevas clases. Un sábado en particular hace varios años, veía esta ceremonia con temor y temblor, ya que marcó […]

3 smiling little girls

A Vision for Christian Education in the Local Church – Part 3

You see that three-year-old who can’t sit still during the sermon? The one whose daddy had to take him out of the worship gathering three times last week because he was being disruptive? Yeah…that one. Well, in 15 years he will be 18, graduating from high school and youth group. What if I told you […]

Child reading Bible

A Vision for Christian Education in the Local Church – Part 2

Week after week, year after year, students of all ages – infant to elderly – take their seat to engage in some form of Christian education. And at the end of each Sabbath school class or Bible study, we stand up, walk out, and more often than not, quickly forget most of what we were […]

Child in classroom

A Vision for Christian Education in the Local Church – Part 1

Once a year, the kids in my congregation’s Sabbath School classes are called to the front of the sanctuary. With smiles on their faces, they are given certificates and, in many cases, “promoted” to their new classes. On one particular Sabbath several years ago, I watched this ceremony with fear and trembling as it ushered […]

people meeting

10 Qualities of Influential Christians

All Christians have the capacity to influence the people around us to live in such a way that reflects Jesus’ heart for the world. It doesn’t matter how wide your circle of influence is – how many friends, kids, Facebook acquaintances, or twitter followers you have, how large your church or community is, or how many work […]