Submitted By: Ben Breslin Church: Faith Fellowship Lutheran Brethren Church - Kelso, WA
Description: A collection of PowerPoint presentations dividing the Small Catechism content and discussion material/questions into 30 sessions, each about 40-50 minutes. This was originally used in an adult Sunday School setting for one school year (Sep-May). Included with the presentations are PDF documents of outlined notes (usually 2 pages to fit on the front and back of one sheet of paper) for participants. Includes one Word document, which is referenced in the presentation with the same date in the filename.
Submitted By: Dorie Fink Church: Bethesda Lutheran Brethren Church - Eau Claire, WI
Description: Encounter with Chad: Discovering the Great I AM explores some of the I Am statements of Jesus, while looking at the life and culture of people in parts of Chad, Africa. Originally designed as an intergenerational VBS curriculum, it is highly adaptable for mission conferences, weekend events, and short-term Sunday school classes or evening programming. Digital content can be made available to people online or through various media and was developed in partnership with LBIM staff and missionaries serving in Chad. Check out the downloadable scope and sequence, plus all the content that will be available in early Fall!
Submitted By: Gretchen Ronnevik Church: Good Shepherd Lutheran Brethren Church - Fergus Falls, MN
Description: A free, online course (short videos and optional worksheets) for those interested in learning how to reach and engage younger women in and out of the church. The course will use Titus 2 as a jumping off point, and train you to know the difference between "law" and "gospel" and why that is important when teaching younger women.
Description: This course is intended to be part of the preparation leading up to the ordination of a man to the office of elder in the Church of the Lutheran Brethren. The course covers the Biblical and theological knowledge, the ministry skills and the character traits of an effective elder. Topics include the biblical basis for the eldership, the values of a Gospel-shaped life, servant-leadership, spiritual care, protecting the church from error, and discipling new leaders.
Description: This course introduces the use of mentoring as a foundational component in the learning process in all the courses that are available in the LB Discipleship Institute. This course will cover the key parts that a trust relationship and good learning processes play in effective mentoring. The factors that make a trust relationship will be discussed. Learning methods that make a mentoring relationship work well will also be covered.