Teach Effectively

BOW’s short, free conversational videos are purposed to provide understanding of the role of a teacher and growth in teaching skills.

Additional Teaching Resources:
Should I Be a Bible Teacher?

Are you drawn to teach God’s Word or have you been asked? Are you unsure of your qualifications and readiness? This video guides your decision-making.

– with Kristen Pool, Susie Hawkins, and Kay Daigle

Step by Step Teaching Process Series

Gain practical skills for becoming a great Bible teacher. This free series includes guidelines for preparation, an example, and the debrief of the example. What a great resource for those trying to figure it out for themselves!

– with Susie Hawkins, Kristen Pool and Kay Daigle

Download Preparing to Teach God’s Word

Why Use Live Teachers, not Video

There are terrific Bible teachers on video. So why bother finding a local teacher? There are good biblical and practical reasons.

– with Susie Hawkins, Kristen Pool, and Kay Daigle

Protecting your Kids’ Privacy as a Bible Teacher

When is it okay to use a story or picture involving your kids and when is it not? Here are some beneficial guidelines.

– with Kelley Mathews and Sharifa Stevens

The Prep Before the Podium

How do Bible Teachers prepare? Hear from Nika Spaulding, resident theologian of St. Jude Oak Cliff in Dallas, TX, about her personal method. Or link to the podcast.

– with Nika Spaulding and Kay Daigle

Teaching Groups – Interactive or Lecture?

How do we choose when to teach through a lecture and when to be interactive? Here are some guidelines.

– with Kristen Pool and Susie Hawkins

Choosing Powerful Illustrations & Applications

Both thought and skill are needed to support teaching with great illustrations and applications.

– with Kristen Pool and Susie Hawkins

Let’s Check our Mindsets, Teachers

It’s easy for us as teachers to fall into wrong thinking. Here’s a checkup!

– with Kristen Pool and Susie Hawkins

Know Your Audience!

Doing intense study and writing a powerful message may not be enough. Consider these practical tips for connecting with age groups and different backgrounds. Podcast version

– with Susie Hawkins, Kristen Pool, and Kay Daigle

Why Study Biblical Issues for Yourself?

If you’ve ever wondered if you should take the time to discover what the Bible teaches on a subject for yourself, check out Natalie’s challenging talk which applies to everyone who influences others.

–  with Dr. Natalie Eastman