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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The Prodigal Son revisited

LEE DANESCO It's no surprise that we all have our own favorite teaching tools. There are those who like to keep the instructional spotlight on...

Yes You Can—Teach About the Holy Spirit: One Heart and Soul

How the Spirit helps build unity and generosity in us LYNN WEHNER Perusing the Bible for a description of the early Church, we quickly get a...

Forty Days: A lesson about Jonah and repentance

The Ninevites Heeded Jonah’s Warning and Turned Back to God LYNN WEHNER The Ninevites were living in opposition to God’s plan for them. But God, in...

A Parable of Forgiveness

The Prodigal Returns BY LYNN WEHNER Soon we will come face-to-face with Lent, a season marked by prayer, penance, and the call to return to God....

Bible Rookie: “I don’t know where to start!”

Beginning Bible tips for youth. BECKY GROTH If I have heard one comment more than any other from teens (and adults) about the Bible, it’s definitely...

Yes You Can—Teach About the Holy Spirit: “You shall be my witnesses …”

LYNN WEHNER The Acts of the Apostles begins with a promise: “In a few days you will be baptized with the holy Spirit” (Acts 1:5)....

Share “Paul, Apostle of Christ” with Teens and Adults

A discussion guide from the movie’s producers. To obtain the movie go to PaulMovie.com. For an additional discussion experience, including film clips, click here. BECKY GROTH Paul,...

Leading Young People Through Lectio Divina

JARED DEES The goal of lectio divina (“sacred reading”) is to encounter Christ when you read the Bible, not just to understand an idea. We...

Times to turn to Scripture — a reference list for young Catholics

Many people turn to Scripture to interpret their lives, their feelings, and their world through God's Word. Use this list yourself as a reference, or...

Getting to the Truth in the Bible

MARIETTE MARTINEAU  Sooner or later, a student is going to read a Bible story and then ask, "Is it true or not true?" Often, it...