Bible Study Helps
Here you will find sources to help with your Bible Study and for teaching Bible study classes.
- 7 Simple Steps for Bible Study Preparation https://www.lifeway.com/en/articles/Seven-steps-of-bible-study-preparation
- Learn how to make your own teaching plan, so you don't depend on the teacher's guide exclusively.
LifeWay Extra https://www.lifeway.com/en/shop/bible-studies/extras
- Extra is a free weekly online supplement to LifeWay's ongoing Bible study resources teaching plans for adults, students, and children.
150 Ways to discover prospects for your Sunday School http://s3.amazonaws.com/texasbaptists/bible-study-discipleship/150-Ways-to-discover-prospects-for-your-Sunday-School.pdf
Explore the Bible Curriculum helps
Good material that will help you plan and teach through the bible with ETB Curriculum.
- SBC Founders Weekly Lesson Plans for Explore the Bible https://founders.org/studies/
- These helps are provided as a service of Founders Ministries to teachers who use the LifeWay Explore the Bible Sunday School curriculum. They are currently being written by Dr. Tom J. Nettles, Professor of Historical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
ETB Extra! for Adults - additional weekly resources and lesson elements https://blog.lifeway.com/explorethebible/adults/leaderextras/
- Additional weekly resources, commentaries, illustrations, and lesson elements
Rod Oneil's 2 page Sunday School Lesson ETB plan https://rodoneil.com/
- Explore the Bible Study Plan 2014-2023 http://s3.amazonaws.com/LWbranding/etb-2014/etb-study-plan-2014-2023.pdf
List of book studies for every quarter through 2023
- ETB Extra! for Students https://blog.lifeway.com/explorethebible/students/
Additional resources, commentaries, illustrations, and lesson elements for Adult BSFL
- Explore the Bible Blog https://blog.lifeway.com/explorethebible/
Great helps with videos and other resources for teachers on each lesson.
- Explore the Bible Leader Training https://app.ministrygrid.com/#/training-pathway/be0b0728-2dd1-4470-a971-7b175bc12404
- Explore the Bible Downloads for all ages - kids, Youth, Young Adults, and Adults https://blog.lifeway.com/explorethebible/downloads/ Get video overview and study for the lesson
- Explore the Bible - Adults helps https://blog.lifeway.com/explorethebible/adults/
- Explore the Bible - Students https://blog.lifeway.com/explorethebible/students/
Second Baptist Church Houston - ETB Lesson Plans and Teaching helps http://www.second.org/en/Leadership/Teachers/LessonHelps.aspx
Bible Studies for Life
Good materials that will help you plan and teach BSFL Curriculum better.
- SBC Founders Weekly Lesson Plans for BSFL https://founders.org/studies/
These helps are provided as a service of Founders Ministries to teachers who use the LifeWay Bible Studies for Life (formerly Family Bible Study) Sunday School curriculum. They are written by Mark Dunn, THM of La Grange, Kentucky. Outlines are scheduled t
Ronnie Hilliard's Bible Studies for Life Lesson Plans http://www.fairviewbaptist.org/sundayschool/Adult/Bailey%20Sadler/HTML/sslesson.htm
- Weekly BSFL Sunday School lesson plans.
BSFL Lesson plans and Power Point slides https://biblestudiesbysteve.com/SundaySchool/sunday_school_lessons.htm
- An interactive or discussion style with questions that make the students go to the Bible for answers.
- Bible Studies for Life Blog - Leader extras (all ages) https://blog.lifeway.com/biblestudiesforlife/leaderextras/
- Bible Studies for Life - Adult Extras https://blog.lifeway.com/biblestudiesforlife/category/age/adults/
- Bible Studies for Life - Adult Resource Page https://www.lifeway.com/en/bible-studies-for-life/adults
Bible Studies for Life Main Page https://www.lifeway.com/en/bible-studies-for-life
Places to find commentaries, charts, and other Biblical information.
- Bible Teaching Notes http://www.bibleteachingnotes.com/
his site is dedicated to those who study God's Word and lead others to discover and apply the life-changing truths of His Word.
- Leadership Articles
How to get 90% of visitors to join https://www.joshhunt.com/friday.html
- Sunday School and Its Rivals https://www.9marks.org/article/journalsunday-school-and-its-rivals/
- Whatever Gets Measured Gets Done https://www.joshhunt.com/measure.html
One of the best ways or rewarding ways is simply to notice, to pay attention, to acknowledge. Counting is not about ego; it is about caring. As Rick Warren says, "We count people because people count."
- It is not about the lesson; It is about the life. https://www.joshhunt.com/mail90.htm
All growing churches have one thing in common: they are about doubling groups. Charismatic or not, liberal or conservative, traditional or contemporary, if they are growing, they are about doubling groups.