Resources for adult classes, including lessons and teaching tips.
FARMS [offsite link]
Intellectuals in your class? FARMS is the Institute for the Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts at BYU. They have done solid research into the scriptures and the free section of their site has fascinating background information. $$
Gospel Link [offsite link]
This page from Deseret Books offers thoughts on current Gospel Doctrine lessons. Includes quotes from leaders and noted LDS writers.
LDSTeach [offsite link]
An extensive site on home teaching and visiting teaching. Includes problem resolutions, New Era Posters combined with the messages, tips for lessons, and ideas for conferences.
New and Experienced Members in the Same Class
If you live in a ward with many new converts, how do you meet their needs during a lesson without boring the experienced members?
In General Conference, we were counseled to simplify our callings. Tips for following this counsel.
Teaching Touchy Topics
Someone in your class isnīt going to like what your lesson is about. How do you avoid hurt feelings or arguments?
The Gospel Doctrine Class [offsite link]
Excellent supplemental material including quotes from President Hinckley to assist you in preparing each Gospel Doctrine lesson. You can also find out about current reading assignments here.
The James E. Neumann Institute [offsite link]
A detailed page for teaching Gospel Doctrine. There is an extensive one-page handout for each lesson with an explanation as to how to use the handout to guide the lesson. Outstanding resource, especially for new teachers.
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