Their God is So Big

Teaching Sunday School to young children

Their God is so Big is a unique and indispensable guide to teaching Sunday School (up to the age of eight).

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Whether you're quaking in your boots about to face your first class of four-year-olds, or a battle-hardened veteran able to confidently perform the actions to dozens of children's songs, this is the book you've been waiting for.

Their God is so Big is a unique and indispensable guide to teaching Sunday School to young children (up to the age of eight). It covers everything from understanding the kind of person you should be as a teacher to comprehending the rapidly changing stages through which children pass. Author Stephanie Carmichael offers a simple, practical method for preparing and delivering effective Bible-based lessons, as well as reams of suggestions, ideas and resources to help you handle everything you might face as a teacher. There's also plenty of advice and information on the mechanics of organising and running a Sunday School.

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Basic skills of Sunday School teaching
  • 1. The Sunday School teacher
  • 2. Understanding children
  • 3. Teaching the Bible to children
  • 4. Step 1: Discover the message
  • 5. Step 2: Plan how to teach the message
  • 6. Step 3: Design the overall package
  • 7. Keeping control
  • Part 2: More resources for Sunday School teaching
  • 8. The location
  • 9. When children arrive
  • 10. The group time
  • 11. Safety issues and toilet troubles
  • 12. The superintendent
  • 13. Training Sunday School teachers
  • 14. Getting organised
  • 15. Evaluation
  • 16. Conclusion
  • Appendices
  • A. Now you try
  • B. Lesson preparation summary
  • C. Outlines for training sessions
  • D. Overhead transparencies for training sessions


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Author Stephanie Carmichael
ISBN 9781876326272
Format Paperback
First published 2004
Dimensions 211mm x 279mm x 12mm
Language English
Pages 204
Publisher Matthias Media

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About the author:

Stephanie Carmichael is a trained teacher with a long experience of Sunday Schools. Her seminars on Sunday School Teaching and ministry to children have been enthusiastically received in venues across Sydney.

She is married to Ian and they live in Sydney with their children Lauren and Glen.

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