Author: Cross, Jacobsen, Rasche, Saunders and Vickers
Curriculum for young teens. 14 sessions in each volume. Teacher book with reproducible student pages. Sessions (short and lively) address real issues of younger adolescents. Activities and preparation included. This issue: Will the real David stand up?; Shtick and God's funny ways.; Is life fair? The challenge of faithful living in an unfaithful world; The point of parables.
Author: American Bible Society
Contemporary musical translation of the Prodigal Son (like a music video), Luke 15:11-32, done in black/white on a horse ranch with a blues vocal track by Rory Block. For use with jr. and sr. High and college youth. Includes 24-page discussion guide. Explores a father's relationship with his children, includes the father's loving encounter with his older son who is reluctant to join in the celebration (beyond scripture).
Author: Craddock, Fred B.
In this helpful volume, Mr. Craddock briefly introduces each of the 4 Gospels and sets the stage for the interpreter to begin work on specific texts. Building on this, he examines parable, miracle story, and other types of gospel materials, revealing his own method of extracting a message for today that is both scripturally sound and contemporarily relevant.
Author: Freeman, Margaret N.
Uses modern-day parables to help kids become better acquainted with the Bible and its meaning for their lives. Each chapter has a story (parable), a memory verse, a Scripture reading, a brief meditation, prayer thoughts, and a hymn. For kids 9-12.
Author: Parothers, J. Edward
Using the parables as a foundation, this book focuses on contemporary social issues such as racism, war, and care for the elderly. It is within this biblical framework that Christians can gain greater clarity regarding mission as productive of social change.
Favorite songs from the video series 'The Animated Stories From The New Testament' including: The King is Born, John the Baptist, The Prodigal Son, The Good Samaritan, The Miracles of Jesus, Saul of Tarsus, and He is Risen.