Teach, invite and promise

When teaching and when helping people learn how to teach in the Church, three elements are essential: teach doctrine, invite to action and promise blessings, say the members of the general Sunday School presidency of the Church.

That message was conveyed in auxiliary training sessions for Sunday School leaders held in conjunction with and prior to the recent general conference of the Church.

"If you look at some of the classes you attend, there are times when you can't identify the doctrine being taught," observed Russel T. Osguthorpe, Sunday School general president, at the March 30 session in the Conference Cetner Theater in Salt Lake City. "Gospel learning and teaching means teaching the doctrines of the Kingdom. Every time, we teach key doctrine, we invite to action and we promise blessings."

Brother Osguthorpe and his couneslors in the presidency focused in turn on each of these elements. Here are summaries of their comments:

Read the rest of this story at ldschurchnews.com
Comments and feedback can be sent to feedback@ldsliving.com