First Time Bible Teacher

Preaching To Your People

Teaching is a very personal thing. As you teach the Bible, you need to be very careful to consider the actual people you are standing in front of. Bible teachers can easily start teaching hypothetical people, not the real people in their church. This episode…
Brian Higgins
March 4, 2019
ArticlesChristian Living

The Growth I Don’t Approve Of

Nothing feels as good as accomplishment. Whether it’s beating a personal milestone in the gym, performing at a certain level at work or winning your town’s most famous food challenge (2 time Pete and Elda’s Whole Pie Eater Champ, right here), few feelings match up…
Brian Higgins
March 4, 2019
First Time Bible Teacher

The Role Of Prayer In Study

In all of our reading, writing and prepping, the step that might be easiest to skip is prayer. Without prayer, we're just relying on ourselves. That's a dangerous place for any Bible teacher to be in. This episode helps you think through the role of…
Brian Higgins
February 25, 2019
First Time Bible Teacher

Personal Study vs. Corporate Study

In teaching the Bible, it's very easy to turn all Bible reading into message prep. This episode discusses the importance of making a distinction between personal study and corporate study. For more info, visit goodlion.io.Learning to teach the Bible is a high calling. The First…
Brian Higgins
February 25, 2019
Christian Living

Envy and The Fear of Man

American writer Gore Vidal once said, "Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little." Few things create as complex of an emotional response as seeing someone you care about succeed at your dream. Envy works its way into nearly everything we do and can…
Brian Higgins
February 14, 2019
Christian Living

When Being Right Is Really Wrong

"On their arrival in Capernaum, the collectors of the Temple tax came to Peter and asked him, “Doesn’t your teacher pay the Temple tax?” “Yes, he does,” Peter replied. Then he went into the house. But before he had a chance to speak, Jesus asked…
Brian Higgins
January 31, 2019