A GREAT Resource for Preachers and Teachers

Being a good preacher like being a NFL quarterback, only harder. On any given Sunday, a quarterback has to complete an efficient pass to an alert receiver. But a preacher has to first construct the football; then he has to deliver the thing to receivers who may not be paying attention (maybe because they’re thinking […]

How to Memorize: Part 4

  Here’s the final installment of my abridgment of William’s Evans’ book on Scripture memory: Chapter 8: Analyzing What You Desire to Memorize It is a mistake to seek to memorize anything that has not been analyzed. To simply repeat the matter to be learned over and over again without any reference to the analysis […]

How To Memorize: Part 2

  Here is the continuation of my condensation of William Evan’s 1909 book on Scripture memory–How to Memorize. Chapter 3: The Possibilities of the Memory  The memory can be trained. There is no need of constantly forgetting. It’s possible to acquire knowledge, learn  names, and identify faces in such a way as to be able […]

How To Memorize: Part 1

  I’d like to devote a few blogs over the next couple of weeks to offering a condensation of a 1909 book, How to Memorize. It’s by the prolific author, William Evans, an English-born Bible teacher connected with the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago and the Bible Institute of Los Angeles (BIOLA). His ministry spanned the […]