April - August - How to Read the Bible (Series Intro)
1. Come to our Youth Gatherings where we will watch the videos and discuss together.
2. Work with your parents to do your homework for that month. This will be other videos or readings that take no more than 30 minutes of your time each week that we don’t meet.
April - What is the Bible? | The Story of the Bible | Old Testament Overview
Bonus Learning - 1. Memorize the books of the bible. There will be a prize at our next gathering for those who do! (Hint - Have your parents help you find a song to help you) 2. Re-watch this weeks videos with your parents and discuss them together.
May - Literary Styles in the Bible | The Bible As Jewish Meditation Literature | Plot in Biblical Narrative | Character in Biblical Narrative
Bonus Learning - 1. Read the Exodus 1-18 (Watch this video to help understand what is going on). How can you apply some of what we have learned so far about reading biblical narrative? 2. Re-watch this weeks videos with your parents and discuss them together.
June - Setting in Biblical Narrative | Design Patterns in Biblical Narrative | Exodus Pt. 2
Bonus Learning - 1. Pick an OT Story from Genesis or Exodus. Read the story and apply what you have learned so far. If you have time, create a short drawing or drama that you will share with the others in the group at our next meeting. 2. Re-watch this weeks videos with your parents and discuss them together.
July - The Art of Biblical Poetry | Metaphor in Biblical Poetry | The Book of Psalms | The Prophets
Bonus Learning - 1. Pick a Psalm from the book of Psalms. Pick at least 10 verses of the Psalm and write put it into your own language. Read from the NLT translation to help you understand. 2. Re-watch this weeks videos with your parents and discuss them together.
August - Practice Reading The Scripture Together - Text>Theology>Life>Prayer (Discussion only this week)