Posts Tagged: students

Does Truth Even Matter? Quick VIDEO

Original post by Sean McDowell here. Used with permission. Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, best-selling author, popular speaker, part-time high school teacher, and the Resident Scholar for Summit Ministries, California. Follow him on Twitter: @sean_mcdowell and his blog:  

Student Blogs on “Hide ‘n’ Seek”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Hide ‘n’ Seek: The Stolen Body Myth   When the chief priests had met with the elders and devised a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money,  telling them, “You are to say, ‘His disciples came during the night and stole him away while we… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Blind Man’s Bluff”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Blind Man’s Bluff: The Wrong Tomb Myth The Resurrection of Jesus is the central point of the Christian faith. Those who do not believe in Christ often argue that the resurrection never happened. What if the women on Easter Sunday found the tomb empty, only because they… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Playing Dead”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Playing Dead: The Swoon Myth   Popularized centuries ago, the swoon myth insists that after being brutally beaten, brutalized and crucified, Jesus… fainted, rather than died. If this myth were true, the central event of Christianity, the Resurrection of Christ, would be lost. But it takes a… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Truth or Coincidence”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Truth or Coincidence: The Coincidence Myth     Many predictions (Nostradamus, fortune-cookies, horoscopes, etc.) are purposefully vague, allowing people to apply them pretty much no matter what happens. Many people assume the predictions of Scripture are the same–made-up and only accurate by accident or coincidence. But look… Read more »

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 »

The Absurdity of Moral Relativism: A Student’s Perspective

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here]   When I was a full-time high school teacher, one of my favorite assignments was to have my students develop a creative project to illustrate what would follow if moral relativism were true. Students wrote stories, composed songs, made short films, and more. My all-time favorite was a short poem… 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… Read more »