Posts Categorized: Student Blogs

This blog project is in partnership with McKinney Christian Academy and Mrs. Clark’s 7th grade Bible class. The students are studying Josh McDowell's book, Don't Check Your Brains at the Door, and then take time to think about their faith and unashamedly express their thoughts in a fresh and modern way, here on the blog.

Student Blogs on “One Among Many”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   One Among Many: The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth     The Bible was written on Three continents in three languages on hundreds of controversial subjects. It contains flashes of inspired poetry as well as detailed history, captivating biography, letters, memoirs, and prophetic writings. Yet this astoundingly diverse book speaks… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Wimpy Jesus”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Wimpy Jesus: The Meek and Mild Myth     You are badly mistaken if you think that Jesus Christ was as weak, soft-spoken, or smooth-handed as some of our artists have made Him appear.   On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple courts and began driving out… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Prophet Jesus”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Prophet Jesus: The Good Teacher Myth Jesus has made it very clear that He is the Son of God–but some people dismiss this His Lordship and divinity, calling Him a “good teacher” instead. Jesus claimed to be God–either He is who He says He is, or He… Read more »

Student Blogs on “The Luke Skywalker God”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Luke Skywalker God: The Impersonal Force Myth God is personally interested in you. He knows your name: "See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands."  Isaiah 49.16 "I love those who love me and those who seek me find me." Proverbs 8:17 "...even the very hairs... Read more »

Student Blogs on “The Cosmic Cop”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Cosmic Cop: The Killjoy Myth Believe it or not, God does not want to spoil your fun. He wants you to experience a full and joyful life, the "eternal pleasures" that the psalmist talked about: "You have made known to me the path of life; you will fill... Read more »

A Word From Mrs. Clark

Mrs. Clark on her 7th Grade Bible Class: "Don't Check Your Brains At the Door" As a 7th grade Bible teacher, I have the privilege of working with students each and every day as they grow in their faith, as they ask tough questions and as they deal with tough life issues. Reading Don't Check... Read more »

Trinton, Daniel and Abbi Do the Math

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Hide 'n Seek? The Stolen Body Myth This myth is about people saying Jesus's body supposedly got stolen. But how could Jesus’ body get stolen - with the 16 guards, 4 on duty and the other 12 sleeping? They say the disciples played hide’n’seek with his body but... Read more »

Sebastian and Julian: Would You Die for a Lie?

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Hide 'n Seek? The Stolen Body Myth     The stolen body myth is about how some non-Christians believe the body of Jesus Christ was stolen by the disciples and later hidden. (Which is not a realistic theory to say the least). Jesus was put in a stone... Read more »

Abigail and Will: Theft Impossible

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Hide 'n Seek? The Stolen Body Myth     "You know, Jesus really didn’t really rise from the dead. People just stole his body and claimed he rose from the dead." This is what many people believe, but it was impossible to steal Jesus’ body. First, there was... Read more »

Karlene, Lizzie and Karissa: Blind Man’s Bluff

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Blind Man’s Bluff The Wrong Tomb Myth     The Wrong Tomb Myth states that the empty tomb was not Jesus’, and His body was in His real tomb, which had gotten mixed up with the empty tomb. This could seem logical, but so many people knew where… Read more »