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One Key Point

Making stories stick requires intentionality on the part of the storyteller. When prepping to tell a children’s Bible story, you must be willing to think through comprehension and life application acquisition skills. In other words, consider what helps students grasp knowledge and be able to readily use it. My primary default plan is always to use one key point.

This means I must begin with the end in mind. I must decide on the one thing I want children or students to walk away knowing and be able to apply.

A great key point is memorable, simple and clear.

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How To Tell A Bible Story (Part 2)

Now that you’ve done the prep work, you’re ready to begin stacking up your key ingredients to stonepile the story.

Begin by Laying a Solid foundation.

Show your audience where the story is found in the Bible. Open up the pages, read the reference, and let them know this is a part of history, written down by God-inspired men so that we may know what the Lord has done, remember His faithfulness and learn how to live. Continue reading “How To Tell A Bible Story (Part 2)” »