Bible Teaching Methods - Teacher Training Resources

Bible Teaching Methods

Use Variety & Creativity in Methodology

You will find specific resources for some of the basic methods by clicking on the links below. While the resources on this page address the broad issues of methodology, some do provide helps on specific methods.

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General Info on Teaching Methodology

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Sharpening Your Bible Teaching Methods Resource
Bible teachers learn to use more variety in their teaching with this resource which provides training on 57 different teaching methods, along with an overview of group factors that should be considered in choosing methods and charts to help determine which methods are best for one's situation based on group size, objectives, age level, category, and time.


  • Discovery Learning: Activities With A Purpose, Video by Wes Haystead, Sheryl Haystead - seven key ingredients to conducting effective classroom activities that capture children's attention, make learning fun, and help build positive relationships in the classroom


Tips for Choosing & Using Methods
In this 10 page teacher training worksheet, Bible teachers will first consider group factors that can help determine which method to choose. (Please note that these are the same factors presented in the Sharpening Your Bible Teaching Methods Resource listed above.) Then teachers will work through four steps they can take in choosing and using teaching methods. In addition, basic definitions of 57 methods are provided that will give teachers an idea of the variety of methods they can use.

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