Have students read a set of scriptures or passage. Pick an
- Appetizer - verse(s) that tantalize your own spiritual taste buds
- Beverage - cross-reference that helps wash down the Main Dish
- Main Dish - verse(s) that give an overall understanding of the entire block or main principle
- Dessert - short phrase that is spiritual topping to it all
This exercise could be done as individuals, as groups, or as a class.
(Adapted from Panning for Gold: Various Methods to Understand and Apply the Scriptures to Ourselves by Eric Bacon, Northwest Area Seminaries)
Great for: Eliciting thoughtful responses, Helping students find meaning in the scriptures, Lesson opener, Giving every person a turn, Helping shy students participate, Getting the attention of uninterested students