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Published on September 4th, 2018 | by ABCUSA

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Judson Press Book Uses the Teaching Model of Jesus for Educator Growth and Effectiveness

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/4/18)—What habits, attitudes, or techniques can you learn from the world’s greatest teacher? In Teacher Training with Jesus: 10 Lessons from the Master, educator and author Susan O’Carroll Drake presents teaching strategies from Jesus that will take you from being good to great.

Teacher Training with Jesus streamlines the learning process and highlights ten short lessons based on Jesus’ model of teaching that include a Bible study, real-life inspirational vignettes, and practical suggestions that will help you become more effective in teaching.

Author, speaker, sociologist, and preacher Tony Campolo states, “In these pages, fellow teachers will find a spirit of compassion and empathy, and the encouragement they need to carry out their duties, looking to Jesus’ life and teaching for wisdom, understanding, comfort, and hope.”
Using Jesus’ examples, this book provides lessons and tips on:

• Preparation
• Delegation
• Demonstration
• Empathy
• Audience
• Focus
• Perspective
• And more

“Drake has hit the mark of truly inspiring the reader to a higher commitment of daily living the Christ-like life in the classroom,” notes Sheila Rogers Gloer, EdD, professor at Baylor University in Waco, TX.
Ideal for Christian educators, Sunday School teachers, and Bible study leaders, this practical resource is applicable in private or public school classrooms, Christian education contexts, or the worship setting.

SUSAN O’CARROL DRAKE, author of Morning Meeting with Jesus: 180 Devotions for Teachers and long-time public high-school teacher, holds an MS in biology and human nutrition, and a BS in psychology. During her years in the classroom, she has received numerous teaching honors, including being named Colorado’s Outstanding Biology Teacher. Susan is an Access Excellence Fellow, A Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellow, and a Howard Hughes Grant recipient.

Founded in 1824, Judson Press is a publishing ministry of the American Baptist Home Mission Societies, American Baptist Churches USA. It is committed to producing Christ-centered leadership resources for the transformation of individuals, congregations, communities, and cultures.

American Baptist Home Mission Societies partners with American Baptists in answering God’s call to promote Christian faith across the United States and Puerto Rico to cultivate Christ-centered leaders and disciples, and heal and transform communities, by developing aligned action networks and programs.

American Baptist Churches USA is one of the most diverse Christian denominations today, with approximately 5,000 congregations comprised of 1.3 million members, across the United States and Puerto Rico, all engaged in God’s mission around the world.


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