Everyday Object Lessons for Youth Groups

Artist: Helen Musick, Duffy Robbins

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Barcode: 9780310226529

Release date: 02/01/1999

£4.49 (was £8.99)

You may not like it that students forgot your talk on temptation, but remembered your mouse-trap object lesson . . . . . . but the fact remains that nothing brings a lesson to life more vividly and concretely--or wakes up a drowsy Sunday school class faster--than a good object lesson. In Everyday Object Lessons for Youth Groups the authors (who are youth workers and teachers of youth workers) pool their most effective 45 object lessons into a collection that's perfect for both junior and senior high youth groups. Here are no-prep and low-prep object lessons for devotionals, Sunday school lessons, talks at camps and retreats--even for sermons. Inside you'll find object lessons about-- Beauty (using a kiwi fruit) Regret (a mirror) Divine protection (sun block) Anger (Alka-Seltzer and 7-Up) The power of words (Popsicle sticks) Priorities (manure) Confession (hydrogen peroxide) Temptation (a mousetrap) The person of Jesus (keys) Conformity (Play-Doh) Endurance (bricks) --and 34 more quirky and attention-getting object lessons. Use them to open your lessons . . . to dramatize your talks . . . to close your Bible studies with a demonstration. However you use them, you have Bible references and provocative discussion-starting questions with each object lesson to help you take it in any direction you want. And with both a topical and a scriptural index, you can find the perfect object lesson fast.

From the Publisher
Here are 101 object lessons guaranteed to energize any youth group or Sunday school class. Veteran youth workers Helen Musick and Duffy Robbins dip into their bag of tried-and-true teaching tricks to present this collection of their most effective object lessons. They're quirky. Vivid. Stimulating. Easy and fast to prepare. And perfect for use in devotionals, Sunday school lessons, talks at camps and retreats, and even sermons for both junior and senior high groups. The lessons are indexed by topic and by Scripture; and each lesson concludes with a variety of segues, applications, and directions that youth leaders can take to move into their study or talk.

From the Author
Helen Musick, a 16-year veteran of youth ministry, is founder and director of Discover Minstries, an instructor of youth ministry at Asbury Theological Seminary, and a member of Youth Specialties National Resource Seminar team. She lives in Lexington, KY. Duffy Robbins, chairperson of the department of youth ministry at Eastern College and a member of Youth Specialties National Resource Seminar team, is the author or coauthor of several books, including Spontaneous Melodramas. She lives in Phoenixville, PA