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Connect - Shtick and God's Funny Ways

This four-session unit from the Connect series is designed to help middle school youth come to a renewed appreciation of the Bible by realizing that god uses fascinating and novel means of making God's will known.

Session 1: The Meaning of Shtick - identifies shtick as "a strange event through which God speaks" and gives biblical examples.

Session 2: The Writing on the Wall - explores how God was at through Old Testament seemingly bizarre events.

Session 3: Speak Softly and Carry a Big Shtick - explores the role of shtick in Jesus' life and teachings.

Session 4: What's Your Shtick - explores an alternate meaning of shtick as a person's defining characteristic.

Scriptures referenced in this unit include:
Exodus 3:1-17; 17:1-7
Numbers 22:22-35
Judges 16:4-31
Daniel 5:1-31
Jonah 1-2
Ezekiel 37
Matthew 17:24-27; 14:22-32
Luke 9:18-20
John 2:1-12; 9; 11

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 91CON10B
    • Manufacturer: Cokesbury
    • ISBN 13: X91CON10B
    • UMPH: 91CON10B
    • Publication Date: 01/01/2000
    • Format: Electronic Download
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