Michael Fracker

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)

Social Relationships – Lesson Plan
Michael Fracker

Social Group

Key Thought: Peter describes God’s will in the ways Christians are to relate to various levels of authority, doing what is right and good to bring glory to God. Lesson 4, April 22, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read I Peter 2:13-17. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important … [Click to read more …]

A Royal Priesthood – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

People

Key Thought: Peter refers to the Christians as a holy nation, God’s own people. By doing so, he is taking covenant language that referred to ancient Israel and applying it to the New Testament church. Lesson 3, April 15, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read I Peter 2:1-4. a. Ask class members to share a … [Click to read more …]

An Incorruptible Inheritance – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Hands

Key Thought: Peter sends letters to those scattered throughout the world that they are not forsaken nor forgotten, but called to live holy lives in the community of faith. Lesson 2, April 8, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read I Peter 1:3-7. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important … [Click to read more …]

The Person of Peter – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Peter sinking in water

Key Thought: Peter was transformed when he realized his true condition as a sinner in the presence of God. He learned that he needed to trust in Christ alone to gain victory. Lesson 1, April 1, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Luke 5:4-11. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the … [Click to read more …]

The Work of the Holy Spirit – Lesson Plan
Michael Fracker

Hammer of "Love"

Key Thought: The Spirit testifies of Jesus’ righteousness, goodness, grace, and power. He draws us to Him who has the gift of eternal life. Lesson 12, March 25, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read John 16:8-11. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. … [Click to read more …]

Grieving and Resisting the Spirit – Lesson Plan
Michael Fracker

Grieving and Resisting the Holy Spirit

Key Thought: Understanding the ministry of the Holy Spirit leads us not to want to do anything that would grieve, resist, or quench the Spirit in our lives. 1. Have a volunteer read Ephesians 4:30. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. What … [Click to read more …]

The Holy Spirit, , the Word, and Prayer – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

The Holy Spirit and the Word and Prayer

Key Thought: As we pray, believe, and claim the promise of the Spirit; He will be poured out on us in abundant measure. Lesson 10, March 11, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Romans 8:26,27. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. Is … [Click to read more …]

The Holy Spirit and the Church – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

The Holy Spirit and the Church

Key Thought: Unity is the outcome of converted hearts and humility, founded in God’s Word and committed to His service. Lesson 9, March 4, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Ephesians 2:18-22. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. How does the Holy … [Click to read more …]

The Gifts of the Spirit – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Church and Holy spirit as Dove

Key Thought: When we respond to the promptings of the Holy Spirit, He imparts gifts to each of us as He wills, to build up the body of Christ, serve the community, and glorify God. Lesson 8, February 25, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read I Corinthians 12:4-7,11. a. Ask class members to share a … [Click to read more …]

The Fruit of the Spirit – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Holy Spirit represented as a dove

Key Thought: The fruit of the Spirit is evidence that we have a deeply rooted relationship with Christ. Christ develops this fruit in us as we abide in Him. Lessonn 7, February 18, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 5:22. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point … [Click to read more …]