ICE – Law 1 The Law of the Teacher

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Some of you asked for a summary of the laws we are discussing, below is the summary for law 1, the Law of the Teacher. It is taken from here.

The Law of the Teacher: If you stop growing today, you stop teaching tomorrow.

As a teacher I am primarily a learner—a student among students. A
perpetual learner. Do you have a passion for studying and learning more
about God’s word? How have you changed lately? What have you learned
lately?

Ideas for developing a passion for learning, growing, transforming:

1. Maintain a consistent reading program. Churches today
desperately need more people who read.

2. Examine your teaching. “The unexamined life is not worth living.”
Aristotle The unexamined teacher is not that great either. (Bill
Hybels example)

3. Luke 6:40 …everyone who is fully trained will be like his teacher.
Does that principle represent an exciting prospect to you—or a
frightening one?

Question: What good books have you read this year? What are some of
your favorite resources for preparing lessons? (Commentaries, websites,
books, etc?)

Question: What are some ways we can evaluate our impact and
effectiveness from the viewpoint of our class members?

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