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What Every Sunday School Teacher Should Know
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What Every Sunday School Teacher Should Know


Regal, Gospel Light 2001

Runs on Windows, Mac and mobile.


Sharing God’s Word with children can be the most spiritually satisfying experience of your life. But what if the pastor’s wife asks you to teach the third-graders next Sunday and you’ve never taught kids before? The prospect can be terrifying. Here’s an easy-to-read book that will inspire Sunday school teachers, new and experienced, to embrace with joy their important role of teaching children of all ages about God’s amazing love. This book provides a quick and easy guide to preparing for and teaching a dynamic Bible lesson, even on short notice.

In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

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Key Features

  • Presents an easy-to-read book for Sunday school teachers
  • Sheds light on the important role of teaching children about God
  • Provides a quick and easy guide to preparing for and teaching Bible lessons


  • You Can Make a Difference in a Life
  • God Can Use You
  • God Has Equipped You
  • Students Learn Differently
  • Mastering the Basics
  • Effective Teaching Begins on Your Knees
  • One Thing Is Really Important
  • You Can’t Lead Your Class Until You Know Where You’re Going
  • Developing a Lesson Outline Is Important
  • Students Learn When They Talk
  • Sometimes Teaching Is Lecturing
  • Students Like a Good Story
  • Students Learn by Looking
  • Students Learn Best by Doing
  • Teaching Builds on What Students Already Know
  • Memorizing Is Necessary
  • In One Minute You Can Influence a Life
  • Application Is Everything
  • Review Is Important
  • Good Behavior Doesn’t Come Naturally
  • How to Make Your Class Inviting
  • How to Lead Students to Christ
  • Growing a Class Comes Through Friendship Evangelism

Praise for the Print Edition

A wealth of simple yet practical tools for increasing personal effectiveness as a master teacher.

Vonette Bright, founder, Women Today

Elmer Towns is a nonstop resource and motivator of Christian leaders and workers—always practical, always spiritually purposed.

Jack W. Hayford, pastor, The Church On the Way

Elmer Towns knows more about serving God as a Sunday school teacher than anyone else in America.

Tim LaHaye, founder, Tim LaHaye Ministries and The PreTrib Research Center

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About Elmer L. Towns

Elmer L. Towns is the vice president of Liberty University and dean at Liberty Theological Seminary, which he cofounded in 1971. He has taught the Pastor’s Bible Class at Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Virginia, for 27 years. Elmer is a Gold Medallion Award-winning author of several books.

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