Effective Preaching and Teaching
What you'll learn
- Isolate the main idea of a Bible passage, select a message type, and then craft and deliver an effective Bible message.
- This course is a self-contained package of instruction for effective preaching and teaching.
Effective Preaching and Teaching will equip you with basic Bible study and communication skills. In this course, you will receive guidance in how to isolate the main ideas within a Bible passage, how to focus those main ideas to meet the needs of your audience, how to choose an appropriate message style, how to structure a clear Bible lesson or sermon, how to interact effectively with an audience, as well as gaining insight into your own unique style. The video lectures are supplemented with notes and a variety of communication examples are provided as examples. The main objective of the course is to enable you to become the Bible communicator you were called to be. Recently added feature: Bible Study and Teaching Worksheet!
Who this course is for:
- People who are interested in or already involved in preaching / teaching the Bible.
Michael Bogart resides in central California, where he is a part-time faculty member at West Hills Community College in Lemoore, California; Brandman University, based in Orange, California; Excelsior College, based in Albany, New York; College of the Sequoias in Visalia, California, and Fresno Pacific University's Center for Professional Development. Dr. Bogart earned his Doctor of Education degree from Liberty University in 2017. He teaches both face-to-face and online courses in subjects as diverse as World Religions, Western Civilization, Ethics, Bible and Medieval History, and was honored as the 2006 Navy College Teacher of the Year for Naval Air Station, Lemoore, California.
In the last decade Dr. Bogart has been privileged to make a life contribution in countries such as Scotland, Mexico, Honduras, Haiti, South Africa and Democratic Republic of Congo where he has trained many dozens of Christian leaders cross-culturally. He has been married since 1978 and has four children and eight grandchildren. Dr. Bogart pastored Grace Baptist Church in Lemoore, California from 1984 to 2002, when he accepted a staff position with JARON Ministries and Campus Bible Church in Fresno, CA. In 2013, he left JARON and Campus to found Aspect Ministries, which assists churches in training Christians to be effective in 21st Century faith, including reaching the Millennial Generation.
As a world religions specialist (especially Islam) Bogart speaks regularly at various venues within the United States. He has authored several books and hosts brief overview videos on topics of world religion and Christian faith, including The 45 Minute Bible (English and Spanish), Understanding Islam, iKnow Mormonism, iKnow the Jehovah's Witnesses, and iKnow the New Age Movement. From 2016 to 2018 Dr. Bogart was a weekly featured guest on television station KAIL's Central Valley Buzz and My ConVersation shows, based in Fresno, California, which aired to over 150,000 people.