What does it mean to be a sunday school teacher?

The purpose of a Sunday school teacher is to organize and supervise Sunday school and Bible study classes. They are usually hired by churches and are responsible for a number of tasks including developing curricula, assisting with fundraising events, and guiding children in educational activities. When most people hear “teacher”, they think of someone who helps people discover and learn. This is also part of your role as a Sunday school teacher for adults.

You help facilitate and guide your class to discover, learn and apply the Word of God. This means that you are an apprentice yourself. As you guide the class in studying the Word of God, you should be the most enthusiastic student when it comes to helping people discover the content, context, and treasure of what needs to be done with the Scriptures. I advise you to try the Sunday School crafts and Bible games before the lesson, because it's easy to forget the items unless you've tried them yourself.

He exposed 8 qualities of a great Sunday school teacher that I believe are present in every great teacher. Green was a great Sunday School teacher because he was willing to be one and was willing to do whatever it took to make a difference in my life. And, perhaps most of all, he exhibited all the important qualities of a great Sunday school teacher, not because he had to, but because that's what he was. If you teach a Sunday School class for adults, know that your role is important both in the Kingdom and in the life of your local church.

If you're new to Sunday school teaching, you might feel overwhelmed and also a little unsure of yourself. The goals of a Sunday school teacher should include reaching, teaching, and assimilating students into church life. This is where all ministry begins, whether you teach Sunday school or lead the entire church. Part of your duties as a Sunday school teacher is to represent your children's ministry with excellence.

So what are the duties of a Sunday school teacher? To be honest, this question is quite simple, but the answers depend on your church's Sunday school program. Your job as a leader is to protect yourself from this closed-group mentality and to equip your people to intentionally invite new people and comply with the Great Commission as a Sunday School class.

Terence Wedgeworth
Terence Wedgeworth

I love the Bible and love sharing God's truth with others! I dream of being a full-time evangelist, but for now it's Bible college and blogging for me. I also teach 4th grade Sunday School at my church. Click here to see my kids Bible lessons.