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
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
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Finding Your Voice

Learning how to teach is one thing, but learning how to teach authentically is another. This episode is all about finding your own voice in preaching and learning to harness that. For more info, visit brianrhiggins.com.Learning to teach the Bible is a high calling. The…
Brian Higgins
September 10, 2018
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Commanding An Audience

Bible teaching isn't about power, but it is about leadership. This episode discusses the importance of commanding your audience and provides some tips for capturing their attention. For more info, visit brianrhiggins.comLearning to teach the Bible is a high calling. The First Time Bible Teacher…
Brian Higgins
August 27, 2018
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Illustrations

Using illustrations is key to teaching the Bible well. This episode goes over how to use illustrations well to enhance your message rather than distract from it. For more info, go to brianrhiggins.com.Learning to teach the Bible is a high calling. The First Time Bible…
Brian Higgins
August 13, 2018
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Applications

Bringing the Bible into real life is one of the chief jobs of Bible teachers. This episode dives into the art of applications, pulling specific principles out of a text and showing how they can be lived. For more info, visit brianrhiggins.com.Learning to teach the…
Brian Higgins
August 6, 2018
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Conclusions

Closing out your message well is crucial, but so many people let their messages fall apart at the end. This episode explains how you can finish your message well and use your conclusion to help people remember the truths you just taught them. For more…
Brian Higgins
July 23, 2018