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)

Journey to Rome
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Key Thought:  Acts ends with Paul’s journey to Rome. Paul perseveres through chains, shipwreck, and rejection by Jewish leaders. The only way the message is stopped is in the lives of those who reject it. Lesson 13, September 29, 2018 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 27:20-24. Ask class members to share a thought on what … [Click to read more …]

Confinement in Caesarea — Teaching Plan
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Key Thought:  Paul defends himself and his faith before three groups of people.  We can learn from this how we might stand up for ourselves and our beliefs. Lesson 12, September 22, 2018 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 24:10-19. Ask class members to share a thought on what is the most important point in this text. … [Click to read more …]

Arrest in Jerusalem – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: There is no guarantee that we will be kept safe, but we know that God doesn’t abandon us. He gives us the courage to persevere. Lesson 11, September 15, 2018 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 21:28-34. Ask class members to share a thought on what is the most important point in this … [Click to read more …]

The Third Missionary Journey – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: Paul steadfastly performed his mission on his third journey despite the obstacles and foreboding of future affliction. Lesson 10 – September 8, 2018 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 19:1-7. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. What did Paul encounter when he … [Click to read more …]

The Second Missionary Journey – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: Knowing that God is with us can move us from fear or lack of confidence to courage in sharing the gospel. Paul gives us principles of sharing from his mission trips. September 1, 2018 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 17:11-14. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important … [Click to read more …]

The Jerusalem Council – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: We should always strive to keep in step with Christ to fulfill His will. Egos must be put aside for the sake of the Spirit’s saving activity. Lesson 8, August 25, 2018 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 15:1-5. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in … [Click to read more …]

Paul’s First Missionary Journey – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: Success in mission depends on the reliance on the Holy Spirit, the backing of a sending church, and the dedication of the missionaries to the planned task. Lesson 7, August 18, 2018 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 13:6-12. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in … [Click to read more …]

The Ministry of Peter – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: Peter as a church member, prayer warrior, evangelist, and church leader has left a model for Christians to follow. Lesson 6, August 11, 2018 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 9:36-43. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. What was so special about … [Click to read more …]

The First Church Leaders – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: God has been and is concerned that His purposes for His people are made known and fulfilled. Lesson 4, July 28, 2018 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 6: 2-6. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. How were the seven chosen and … [Click to read more …]

Life In The Early Church – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: The church is engaged not only in the advancement of the gospel commission but also in overcoming Satan’s attempts to stop the church’s mission. Lesson 3, July 21, 2018 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 3: 19-26. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text … [Click to read more …]