This article was originally published as:
Fisher, B. (2014). Bible stories in the classroom: The why and the how. The Journal of Adventist Education, 77(1), 24-31.
Everyone relates to stories. Stories have universal appeal. They connect people, present them with new ideas, motivate them, and challenge their thinking. As Adventist educators, we have an enormous resource of such life-changing and life-challenging stories: the Bible. Using these stories, expressed in song, poetry, drama, biography, and personal accounts, we can lead our students to discover that the Bible is not one single narrative or a novel, but a compilation of many narratives, unified in their shared concern with overarching issues of the cosmic battle between good and evil. This article deals with the why and the how of using Bible stories in the classroom.
Fisher, Barbara J., "Bible Stories in the Classroom: The Why and the How" (2014). Education Papers and Journal Articles. 65.