Teaching Curriculum 3

Series: Teaching Curriculum
Presenter: Chuck Gianotti

This three part series will help elders understand the principles for developing a teaching curriculum for the whole church.

Audio File
Lecture Outline
Detailed Outline

Support Resources

Sample curriculum

Remember It

Contemplate these questions, then click on each question to see the answer.
1. How does the presenter use the word “curriculum”?
The word “curriculum” refers to the overall program of teaching in the church, and includes all teaching ministries, including preaching, Sunday School, small groups, retreats, special indepth training, in-depth studies, seminars, conferences, etc.
2. What are the three topic or category areas to be addressed in the curriculum?
Biblical Study, Theological Study, and Christian Living & Ministry Study

Discuss It

  1. What do you see as some of the challenges in setting up a five-year teaching curriculum?
  2. Once a teaching plan has been developed, what do you see as some obstacles in actually implementing it?
  3. Why do you think it is important to keep a record of what has been actually taught from year to year?

Apply It

  1. Begin working on a five-year plan. Use the “Teaching Curriculum Sample” file for an example of what one might look like.

Digging Deeper

Christianity Explored. http://www.christianityexplored.orgThis is an excellent video teaching series on what Christianity is all about, geared to the non-believer.

Disciple-Making Church, by Bill Hull.  The author has excellent perspective of orienting a church to an integrated disciple-making process.