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)

How Shall We Wait – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

People Waiting

Key Thought: The gospel calls us to demonstrate God’s love for the world in practical ways. Lesson 13 – September 24, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read James 2:14-17. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. In what ways are faith and works … [Click to read more …]

Urban Ministry in the End Time – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Jesus over city

Key Thought: Cities have a special place in God’s heart. As we enter the cities, we are called to follow Christ’s method of ministry. Lesson for September 17, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 13:18-23. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. … [Click to read more …]

Jesus Won Their Confidence – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Jesus with people, smiling

Key Thought: God has called us to play our part in mingling, showing sympathy, and ministering to needs in an attitude of love. Jesus Won Their Confidence – September 3, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read I Corinthians 3:1-5. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text … [Click to read more …]

Jesus Ministered to Needs – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Jesus with People

Key Thought: Effectual ministry today must follow Christ’s example and care for the whole person – physically, mentally, and spiritually.. Jesus Ministered to Their Needs – August 27, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Mark 2:8-12 a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. What … [Click to read more …]

Jesus Showed Sympathy – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Jesus talking with person

Key Thought: To follow Jesus’ example of sympathy, we should learn to be gentle, kind, listening, and healing to others. Jesus Showed Sympathy – August 20, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read I John 3:17. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. How do … [Click to read more …]

Jesus Desired Their Good – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought: Christians should mingle with people to show Christ’s character of love – to care for people and want the best for them. Jesus Desired Their Good – August 13, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 5:43-48. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. … [Click to read more …]

Jesus Mingled With People – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought: We have a mission to reach out to non-believers and mingle with others desiring their good. Jesus Mingled With People – August 6, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Luke 15:3-7. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. In leaving the ninety-nine … [Click to read more …]

Jesus on Community Outreach – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

LIght

Key Thought: God longs for His church to be a “going” community – reaching people where they live, work, and play with the good news of salvation. Jesus on Community Outreach – July 30, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Luke 10:25-28. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what is the most important … [Click to read more …]

Justice and Mercy in the Old Testament: Part 2 – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

River Flowing

Key Thought: Jesus said one big difference between those who will be saved and lost is as simple as who took care of the hungry and thirsty in His name, or for His sake. Justice and Mercy in the Old Testament: Part 2 – July 23, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Ezekiel 37:1-6. a. Ask … [Click to read more …]