"I am the vine; you are the branches." (John 15:5)


When I lead a study, I tend to pick some takeaways that I want to make sure stick with people after the study is finished. Things that stick with them for years to come. The way that I like to do that is to spend a few minutes at the beginning of teaching time talking about past weeks takeaways. It doesn’t take very long before people start getting it and you can even have a little fun with that. 5-7 minutes of review per week will increase retention significantly.


Review helps in several ways:


1. It allows you to help choose what people remember and how they remember it.

2. If there is residual discussion to be had, it gives a natural way for that to come out.

3. If someone misses, it gives them a chance to get caught up.

If you’re not reviewing now, try it with your next study and you’ll be amazed at how much better people will remember discussions or points. It will add a few minutes to your preparation, but definitely worth it!


October 17, 2014 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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