Teaching to Change Lives

by Dr. Howard Hendricks     |     Book Summary


Author: Howard Hendricks
Publisher: Multnomah
Date: 2003 (Reprint Edition)
Pages: 152

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Teaching is simple, but difficult. Many teachers start with the wrong goal in mind. Teaching is not simply information transfer but a tool God uses to change people’s lives.  Effective teaching focuses on changing people’s thinking not their behavior. Teaching for behavioral change is easy because you can see instant results, but those results don’t usually last. When you teach to change people’s thinking, lasting behavioral changes will follow. 

The teacher and the student must continually grow and develop and focus on their hearts and how the Bible defines us as a whole person.

Those of us who teach God’s Word want to make our teaching come to life because of what we teach, but many times teachers are unsure of how to accomplish this. We trust that God works through the teaching of His word, but we want to present it in a way that does justice to it. Hendricks’ seven laws of teaching equip teachers for a lifetime of lively teaching. 





Teaching to Change Lives

by Dr. Howard Hendricks

[ Book Summary ]



Book Summary of Union With Christ by Rankin Wilbourne

AuthorHoward Hendricks
PublisherMultnomah
Date2003 (Reprint Edition)
Pages152


Overview:

Teaching is simple, but difficult. Many teachers start with the wrong goal in mind. Teaching is not simply information transfer but a tool God uses to change people’s lives.  Effective teaching focuses on changing people’s thinking not their behavior. Teaching for behavioral change is easy because you can see instant results, but those results don’t usually last. When you teach to change people’s thinking, lasting behavioral changes will follow. 

The teacher and the student must continually grow and develop and focus on their hearts and how the Bible defines us as a whole person.

Those of us who teach God’s Word want to make our teaching come to life because of what we teach, but many times teachers are unsure of how to accomplish this. We trust that God works through the teaching of His word, but we want to present it in a way that does justice to it. Hendricks’ seven laws of teaching equip teachers for a lifetime of lively teaching.