Tools for teacher preparation
Resources for preparing to teach Adult Bible Study (ABS) Sunday School curriculum
The editor of Adult Bible Study (Sunday School curriculum, a.k.a. Builder) offers a method for preparing when you are running out of time.
Check out the weekly online essay that connects the lesson to current events. For some lessons, there are free reproducible handouts.
Here's a table that outlines the steps through the lesson for Adult Bible Study.
ABS is available in large print. And by all means, prepare your lessons using the ABS Teacher guide!
Bible Study curriculum
Here are oodles of options for adult Bible study curriculum in an Anabaptist perspective.
Bible Study methods
A variety of one-page, downloadable study guides useful for small groups and Sunday School.
Use these one page, downloadable prayer guides to lead your class to an encounter with God.
Tools for training teachers
Tips for leading Bible study (videos)
Keith Slater, an experienced leader of Bible studies, shares practical tips on how to lead Bible studies in any setting.
Qualities of a teacher in the congregation
The qualities a good congregational Bible study leader would identify with and aspire to.
Tips for teaching adult learners
Simple principles for creating a good environment for adults to learn, especially those things relevant to Bible study classes.
Here are some facts about the brain and how we learn best.
How we interpret the Bible
Here's a great summary of how Anabaptists read and interpret the Bible.
Here's another approach, a modified Wesleyan Quadrilateral proposed by Deb Hirsch.
Bible Study webinar videos
In 2016, Meghan Good taught a series of three webinars on how we read and interpret the Bible in an Anabaptist perspective. Find them here.