Why?: What creative methods might you use to help your
learners answer the What? of The Effective Four?
What?: The method we teach here at Teachers of the
Bible uses 4 questions—Why? What? So What? So What
Now?—what we call The Effective Four—to help you
teach learners using a lesson that shows them why and how...
Why?: Where should commentaries fit in our study of
What?: The goal of Inductive Bible study is to
properly interpret the Bible so that we understand the truth of the
passage we are teaching and so that we can help our learners apply
that truth to their lives. Inductive Bible study helps us be
Why?: How do we understand how the truth of a Bible
passage applies to us?
What?: Inductive Bible study helps us to study more
effectively. After observing the words and sentences and paragraphs
that an author wrote, after seeing how the structure of a passage
supports a point the author is making, after seeing how...
Why?: When Jesus says, "Blessed are those who mourn,"
how can context help us understand what he meant?
What?: In Matthew, chapter 5, verse 4, Jesus says,
"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." Who is
he talking about? Or, even more, what is he talking about? To
understand what Jesus meant, you...
Why?: In order to learn, we must mentally process new
information. What's your preference for processing?
What?: Closely related to the preferences for taking
in new information, each learner has a preference for how to
process the new information taken in. There are several learning
models out there that adapt the...