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Was that in Matthew or John?
A Challenging Ten Question Quiz about Jesus Feeding the 5000Other than the story of the cross, The Feeding of the 5000 is the only story found in ALL FOUR GOSPELS. But there are some very interesting differences in how each Gospel writer tells the story (which you'll soon discover as you take the quiz). Our Writing Team has been working on lessons for this story using John's version and it has been a terrific reminder of the interesting differences between the Gospel versions --and how our memories tend to mash them together.
Click the Quiz Checkmark graphic below to see how well you think you know this story, then BE SURE TO CLICK "REVIEW ALL ANSWERS" at the end of the quiz for some very interesting insights and comments about these differences. Results are ANONYMOUS. If the pop-up code doesn't open the quiz, use this direct link-- Our Quiz at GoConqr's Quiz Website
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(2) We need to teach stories for more than one week. Having a new Bible story every week creates biblically illiterate kids and burns-out teachers who want to be creative.
By rotating kids and not teachers through "workshops," kids get variety and depth in a single story, while teachers get to prepare once and improve every week.
Here's a typical four week rotation schedule for 3 different grade groups.
|Week 1||Grades K-1||Grades 2-4||Grades 5-6||Open|
|Week 2||Open||Grades K-1||Grades 2-4||Grades 5-6|
|Week 3||Grades 5-6||Open||Grades K-1||Grades 2-4|
|Week 4||Grades 2-4||Grades 5-6||Open||Grades K-1|
Rotation schedules are super-flexible and scalable to any church size. Add a fifth week and workshop to create a