Tips for Your Teaching Ministry | How to Overcome Temptations as Teachers

Lee Ann Alexander offers tips for your teaching ministry. In this blog she makes the case for helping teachers overcome temptations.

To view this month’s training video, click here or on the image below.

How to Overcome Temptations as Teachers

Perhaps it sounds funny to think of teachers as being tempted. However, take an honest inventory: have you ever felt tempted to do something extreme to get students’ attention? to be liked by your students? to entertain?

Some of those efforts are necessary—we need to be intentional about the reality of student attention spans, for instance.

Yet we must ensure our teaching ministry is rooted in taking students into God’s Word and His presence rather than merely about connecting them to us. Check out this month’s video for an emphasis on these three keys:

  1. Be yourself.
  2. Build relationships.
  3. Open the door for the Spirit to move.

Bio: Lee Ann Alexander is a disciple of Jesus Christ and a teacher and preacher of the gospel. As an associate editor of the United Pentecostal Church International (UPCI), she leads the curriculum team at Pentecostal Publishing House and is passionate about teaching teachers.

Resources and Links

Have kids in your church recently received the Holy Ghost? Or do you have a group ready for teaching about the new birth to be prepared to receive? Check out Elements for Children.

Looking for more practical training on teaching and ideas on how to reimagine your ministry? Grab a copy of my book here.

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