Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Teaching the Bible in Context

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary will present the 31st annual Teacher Training Workshop Sat., Sept. 27 from 8:15 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. The keynote speaker is Ron E. Tappy, G. Albert Shoemaker Professor of Bible and Archaeology and Director of the Kelso Museum of Near Eastern Archaeology at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

This year’s theme is “Back to the Land: Teaching the Bible in Context” and elective workshops include: “Everyday Life in First Temple Times" with Karen Bowden-Cooper; "Why Does God Kill and Destroy? How the Bible Understands Violence and How God Responds to It" with Jerome Creach; "Bible Building Blocks in the Formative Years" with Delinda Donovan; "Teaching the New Testament Parables" with Jim and Joy Durlesser; “ Basics of Teaching” and "Beyond the Basics of Teaching" with Barbara Gunn; "Approaching the Bible with Teens: Engaging Hearts and Minds" with Leslie Thyberg; and "Finding the 21st Century Shepherd" with B. De Neice Welch.

As of Sept.12, 2014 at 5:00 p.m., registration for this event will be reduced to $25 at check-out.

CEUs will be available upon request. Contact the Office of Continuing Education at 412-924-1345 or ConEd@pts.edu with questions.

This event is presented by Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh Presbytery, and Mount Ararat Baptist Church. The workshop is supported in part by the Ritchie Lectureship at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and fosters further study on the theme of Christian Education.