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The Charted Course of the Church in Education

President J. Reuben Clark’s “The Charted Course of the Church in Education” Address to seminary and institute of religion leaders at the Brigham Young University summer school in Aspen Grove, Utah, on 8 August 1938 It would be well for every teacher of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ to study, understand, and apply President J. […]

The Charted Course Of The Church In Education

Downloaded from: http://brosimonsays.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/the-charted-course-of-the-church-in-education/ President J. Reuben Clark’s “The Charted Course of the Church in Education” Address to seminary and institute of religion leaders at the Brigham Young University summer school in Aspen Grove, Utah, on 8 August 1938 It would be well for every teacher of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ to study, understand, and apply President J. […]

James 1-5, Disciples With Gusto Live Life In Crescendo!

Downloaded from: http://brosimonsays.wordpress.com/2013/04/30/james-1-5-disciples-with-gusto-live-life-in-crescendo/ To understand more about how this lesson you will need to read the excerpts that I have included at the end of the post from Grant C. Anderson, “Living a Life in Crescendo” (Religious Educator 5, no. 2 (2004): 19–27). I have edited his talk to include those parts that I felt are relevant to the students […]

James 1-2, “Doers” Just Do!

Downloaded from: http://brosimonsays.wordpress.com/2013/04/30/james-1-2-doers-just-do/ This lesson goes really well this April’s Come Follow Me curriculum on the Restoration. We started off with some background on who James was (see Bible Dictionary, third entry under James and James, Epistle of) so that we could establish some “street cred” and determine the importance his writings may have. How does knowing that he was Christ’s brother (half-brother) […]

Colossians 1-4, Catch-Phrases On Christ And Christian Conduct

Downloaded from: http://brosimonsays.wordpress.com/2013/04/15/colossians-1-4-catch-phrases-on-christ-and-christian-conduct/ The effect of the encroaching heresy [an odd blend of Jewish religion and Greek philosophy] was to diminish the preeminence of Jesus Christ. Paul corrected this false idea by teaching that Christ is the very image of God, that He is the Creator, the Head of the Church, the first to be resurrected, a member of the Godhead, the Redeemer, and the “hope of the gospel, which ye have heard” (Colossians 1:15–23). We began the activity by defining what a catch-phrase is. We then demonstrated our understanding by recalling common catch-phrases that students are familiar with today–both worldly and religious. Once we had firmly established what a catch-phrase was we did a little experiment to test the epistle for catch-phrases. I asked each student to pick a random verse from any chapter…
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