Counsels on Sabbath school work
By: Ellen G. White,
ISBN: 9780828016346 |190 pages | Hardcover | Review and Herald | 2002
Just One Hour
That’s all the time a Sabbath school leader has to make a lasting impression on minds exposed to many hours of secular indoctrination by the media each week. To help make the most of that hour is the purpose of this book.
The author provides inspired instruction on the qualifications of a teacher, appropriate attitudes, methods of teaching, discipline, gaining respect, encouraging generosity, meeting controversy, and many other practical topics.
Rather than merely conveying information, the Spirit -controlled teacher may impart a spark of holy fire, making the Bible come alive so that its principles are reproduced in the life. This book explains how to achieve that result make the Sabbath school a soul-winning agency.
Counsels on Sabbath School Work incorporates the instruction by Ellen G. White recorded in Testimonies on Sabbath School Work as well as added counsel pertaining to this line of activity which has appeared since then in her writings.
The material in this volume has been topically arranged to make it more readily accessible for study or reference and includes these sections:
- The Importance and Purpose of Sabbath School Work
- A School for Bible Study
- A Soul-winning Agency
- The Teacher and His Work
- Gathering Weekly Mission Offerings
- Guiding Principles in Administration
Sabbath school officers and teachers, church officers, and conference workers will find this book invaluable in their endeavors to build a stronger Sabbath school. Teacher training classes will find it an essential part of their source material, and every church member may study it with great profit.