For the first class meeting, I always do what we call a “Zero Lesson.” That just means it’s a lesson before the first homework is assigned. We won’t dive into the book’s homework until the second class meeting. The first class meeting gives me a chance to introduce myself to the class and get to know a little about new students who are willing to speak up, and also to reconnect with returning students. I also go over the mechanics of the class, like the syllabus, the Challenge Verse, and Scripture Memory.
Once the “business” part of the class time is over, I go right into teaching what Inductive Bible Study is. Because I like my class time to be as interactive as possible, Continue reading