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Tony Brooks: The Second Half of Life and Sunday School Revisited

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. (Proverbs 22:6 NIV) I am very thankful for a mom who believed in this proverb. She began teaching me in the cradle about God’s love, God’s word, and living for God. Many Sunday School teachers, pastors, family members, and other church leaders did as well.

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Tony Brooks: Four Ways to Discover Advent With Your Class

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to go to Quantico along with our team to learn more about leadership. On this trip our lessons were from a retired Colonel Joseph Shusko in the United States Marine Corps. He was instrumental in changing the training for US Marines and martial arts at Raider Hall and around the world as he included training in body, mind, and spirit.

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Tony Brooks: The Parable of the Pencil

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to go to Quantico along with our team to learn more about leadership. On this trip our lessons were from a retired Colonel Joseph Shusko in the United States Marine Corps. He was instrumental in changing the training for US Marines and martial arts at Raider Hall and around the world as he included training in body, mind, and spirit.

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Tony Brooks: Two Dangers Teachers Face

We often memorize verbal religious concepts without understanding the experience/application to life. We learn the words (religious vocabulary), doctrines, and biblical passages without understanding the concepts and how they apply to us.

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Tony Brooks: 4 Ways to Help When the Storm Comes

Hurricane Harvey Satelitte

My heart has gone out to all of those affected by the storms this past week. I believe that Bible study classes and small groups in our churches and campus ministries should respond in several ways when storms cause hopelessness in our world. We can provide hope!

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Tony Brooks: How to Start Small Groups to Complement Sunday School

Starting small groups is essential in this day and age for discipleship to be effective for our churches. There are many people who work on Sunday. Others are involved with their children with traveling teams. Sunday School cannot carry the burden of disciple-making! What is our first step to start small groups?

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Tony Brooks: How Small Groups Are Complementary to Sunday School

Sunday School has been a major component of the church’s outreach and evangelism arm since the early 1800s. It has served the church well over these centuries in reaching people, teaching people the Bible, and moving them to being strong followers of Christ through Sunday morning classes at church. Sunday School, in many churches over the years, often had more attendees than those churches’ worship services. We can be thankful for the past.

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