Storytelling as a Bible Teaching Method - Teacher Training Resources


Stories tend to hold the interest of students, children and adults alike, as characters come to life and plots are developed. As people identify with the characters, the point is driven home.
Jesus, the Master Storyteller, used the familiar to explain the spiritual, forming images in the minds of people with His words. He used stories with individuals and with the multitude.
To Read: 10 Storytelling Mistakes: If Observed in Teachers, Training is Needed

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Keys to Visualizing the Story
Bible teachers might be concerned they can't hold students' attention without pictures, flannel graph images, or appropriate props. This five page teacher training worksheet gives teachers keys to telling a story just as effectively without visuals as it can be told with visuals.

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