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)

Symbolic Acts – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought : Symbols and symbolic acts can communicate powerful messages, and Jeremiah is probably the prophet that uses them the most.. Lesson on Symbolic Acts, October 31 – November 6, 2015 1. Have a volunteer read Numbers 21:5-9. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text … [Click to read more …]

More Woes for the Prophet – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Key Thought : Jeremiah suffered resistance and persecution from the religious leaders of the nation. He was so discouraged, he cursed his life, but through inspiration, continued to preach. Lesson on More Woes for the Prophet, October 24-30. 1. Have a volunteer read Jeremiah 20:7-14. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what … [Click to read more …]

Rebuke and Retribution – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought : Sin pervades every aspect of human existence. Jeremiah experienced this when his life was threatened because of the message he preached.. Rebuke and Retribution, October 17-23, 2015 1. Have a volunteer read Jeremiah 17:1-5. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. … [Click to read more …]

The Last Five Kings of Judah – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought : Jeremiah’s message addressed a crisis that had been in the making through extended grace and increased apostasy that eventually led to exile. The Last Five Kings of Judah, October 10-16, 2015 1. Have a volunteer read 2 Chronicles 34:29-33. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important … [Click to read more …]

The Crisis Within and Without – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought : Jeremiah’s message addressed a crisis that had been in the making through extended grace and increased apostasy that eventually led to exile. Lesson for October 3-9 1. Have a volunteer read Judges 2:1-3. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. … [Click to read more …]

The Calling of Jeremiah – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Key Thought : Jeremiah knew the difficulties he would face and that he wouldn’t be able to handle it. But God calmed his fears and empowered him to speak God’s words. The Calling of Jeremiah Sep 26 – Oct 2, 2015 1. Have a volunteer read Jeremiah 1:4,5. a. Ask class members to share a … [Click to read more …]

Paul: Mission and Message – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought : God invites us to share the good news of salvation in ways that will be attractive and meaningful to different people. Paul : Mission and Message, September 12-18, 2015 Have a volunteer read 2 Corinthians 1:21-24 a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text … [Click to read more …]

Paul’s Background and Call – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought : Paul drew strength from his experience of God’s mercy and drew on his knowledge of unbelievers to communicate with them about Jesus. Paul: Background and Call – Sep 5 – 11, 2015 1. Have a volunteer read 2 Corinthians 11:23-28. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most … [Click to read more …]

Philip as Missionary – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Lesson for August 29- Sep 4, 2015 Key Thought : God equips His followers for all types of service and ministry. We need to be willing and open to His leading. 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 6:1-7. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text … [Click to read more …]

Peter and the Gentiles – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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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 …]