About Michael Fracker

Michael's extensive experience teaching teachers and leaders how to revitalize their Sabbath School classes is still evident in his Teacher Outlines. For more of his background, see our About page)

Peter and the Gentiles – Teaching Plan
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Lesson for August 22-28, 2015 Key Thought : Peter made many mistakes, but his teachable attitude and openness to God’s leading in his life is a lesson for us today. 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 2:14-18. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. … [Click to read more …]

Cross-Cultural Missions – Teaching Plan
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Lesson for August 15-21 Key Thought : Salvation was never meant just for the Jews; it is good news to all people. We are invited to join Him in His mission to all peoples. 1. Have a volunteer read John 4:7-10 a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point … [Click to read more …]

Jesus the Master of Missions – Teaching Plan
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Lesson for August 8-14, 2015 Key Thought : God still calls on men and women to be available as His representatives in promoting life and the values of the kingdom of heaven. 1. Have a volunteer read Mathew 15:24. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this … [Click to read more …]

Esther and Mordecai – Teaching Plan
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Lesson for August 1-7, 2015 Key Thought : God still calls on men and women to be available as His representatives in promoting life and the values of the kingdom of heaven. 1. Have a volunteer read Esther 1:19-21. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this … [Click to read more …]

Exiles as Missionaries – Teaching Plan
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[Lesson plan for July 25—31, 2015] Key Thought : We have a mission to engage creatively with society and to demonstrate the power of faith within our culture. 1. Have a volunteer read Daniel 1:8-13. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. What … [Click to read more …]

04: The Jonah Saga – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Relying on our own wisdom and inclinations is a poor way to approach mission. Only through submission to God’s leading can we understand His plan and our role in it.. [Lesson plan for The Jonah Saga July 18-24, 2015] 1. Have a volunteer read 2 Kings 14:25, Jonah 1:1-3. a. Ask class … [Click to read more …]

03: The Unlikely Missionary – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : God doesn’t always use the faithful and dedicated church members to witness for Him. He has used proud and boastful men and cross-cultural witnessing as well in presenting the plan of salvation. [Lesson plan for The Unlikely Missionary July 13, 2015] 1. Have a volunteer read 2 Kings 5:1-7. a. Ask class … [Click to read more …]

02: Abraham: The First Missionary – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : As we trace Abraham’s footsteps, we catch glimpses of the mission minded nature of God. [Lesson plan for Abraham: the First Missionary July 6, 2015] 1. Have a volunteer read Genesis 14:12-16. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. What … [Click to read more …]