Essentials of Christian Education - Lesson 9


CONTACT: WHO does the work of CE?

Gary Parrett
Essentials of Christian Education
Lesson 9
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Seven Questions

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VII. WHO does the work of CE? - CONTACT



A. Three Levels

1. Whose job is it to teach?

2. Organization of teachers?

3. Who do they need to be in terms of character?

B. Who is charged with the task in Scripture?

1. Parents

2. Pastors

3. Gifted teachers

4. Mature believers teach less mature believers

5. Teach one another

6. Build up ourselves

C. The true teacher is the Holy Spirit.

D. Character of the Teacher

1. Dependent upon the Holy Spirit

2. Conduct more important than content

3. Modeling is critical.

4. Richard Baxter

All Lessons
Class Resources
  • Renewed Direction for Christian Education

  • Misconceptions of Christian Education

  • Overview of the Seven Questions

  • CONCEPT: WHY engage in CE?

  • CONTENT: WHAT must we teach?

  • CONTINUITY: WHEN do we teach what?

  • CONGRUENCE: WHOM do we teach?

  • CONFLUENCE: HOW do we teach? & CONTEXTS: WHERE do we teach?

  • CONTACT: WHO does the work of CE?

How do you communicate the gospel within the setting of a church? Who are you teaching? What are you teaching? Why? These questions and more are answered in a way that will help you train up people in your local congregation, and especially train up the next generation.

These lectures are a summary of the full course, Educational Ministry of the Church. It is an introductory level course to the ministry of education within the church. These lectures were recorded by Biblical Training during the summer of 2003.