Everyday Object Lessons for Youth Groups: 45 Strange and Striking Ways to Get Your Point Across to…

Paperback | January 31, 1999

byHelen Musick, Duffy Robbins

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You may not like it that students forgot your talk on temptation, but remembered your mouse-trap object lesson . . . . . . but the fact remains that nothing brings a lesson to life more vividly and concretely--or wakes up a drowsy Sunday school class faster--than a good object lesson. In Everyday Object Lessons for Youth Groups the authors (who are youth workers and teachers of youth workers) pool their most effective 45 object lessons into a collection that's perfect for both junior and senior high youth groups.Here are no-prep and low-prep object lessons for devotionals, Sunday school lessons, talks at camps and retreats--even for sermons. Inside you'll find object lessons about--Beauty (using a kiwi fruit)Regret (a mirror)Divine protection (sun block)Anger (Alka-Seltzer and 7-Up)The power of words (Popsicle sticks)Priorities (manure)Confession (hydrogen peroxide)Temptation (a mousetrap)The person of Jesus (keys)Conformity (Play-Doh)Endurance (bricks)--and 34 more quirky and attention-getting object lessons. Use them to open your lessons . . . to dramatize your talks . . . to close your Bible studies with a demonstration. However you use them, you have Bible references and provocative discussion-starting questions with each object lesson to help you take it in any direction you want. And with both a topical and a scriptural index, you can find the perfect object lesson fast.

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Youth workers Helen Musick and Duffy Robbins know a thing or two about how to capture kids’ attention quickly. You have to be quirky and use vivid imagery. In Everyday Object Lessons for Youth Groups they have pulled together 52 easy-prep object lessons perfect for youth Bible groups, retreats, devotionals, Sunday school and even junio...

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You may not like it that students forgot your talk on temptation, but remembered your mouse-trap object lesson . . . . . . but the fact remains that nothing brings a lesson to life more vividly and concretely--or wakes up a drowsy Sunday school class faster--than a good object lesson. In Everyday Object Lessons for Youth Groups the aut...

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You may not like it that students forgot your talk on temptation, but remembered your mouse-trap object lesson . . . . . . but the fact remains that nothing brings a lesson to life more vividly and concretely--or wakes up a drowsy Sunday school class faster--than a good object lesson. In Everyday Object Lessons for Youth Groups the au...

Helen Musick taught Youth Ministry at Asbury Seminary and was a member of Youth Specialties Core team for years. She now serves as Transformation Pastor at Quest Community Church in Lexington, Kentucky.Dr. Duffy Robbins is Professor of youth ministry at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, is a respected youth ministry veter...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.25 inPublished:January 31, 1999Publisher:Zondervan/Youth SpecialtiesLanguage:English

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contentsAll about object lessons and how to use themQuick object lesson locators- By topic- By Scripture reference- By object- By title- No-prep and low-prepEveryone has this stuff lying around the house. At worst, you can pick up the objects cheap at the grocery store, drug store, Home Depot, or Toys-R-Us.- Some prep, for big resultsYou may have to make a phone call or two to get your hands on these objects. Then again, they just might be sitting in your closet or garage.- Serious prep for special eventsIf you have these objects around the house, you're either a crackpot or a felon. To borrow them, you'll need to put on your suave salesperson persona. Or have a connection. But the dynamite effect on your kids is worth the considerable preparation. You'll probably want to save these for big or special events.

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Youth workers Helen Musick and Duffy Robbins know a thing or two about how to capture kids’ attention quickly. You have to be quirky and use vivid imagery. In Everyday Object Lessons for Youth Groups they have pulled together 52 easy-prep object lessons perfect for youth Bible groups, retreats, devotionals, Sunday school and even junior and senior high school groups.