HOMEWORK: ‘Rithmetic - Reasoning (Matthew 22:34-40)Dennis R. Wiles, June 25, 2014
Part of the FAiTH AT HOME 2014 series, preached at a Evening Service service
Dennis R. Wiles
FBC Arlington, TX
FAiTH AT HOME
SUNDAY: The Family is God’s Plan
MONDAY: Homework: Readin’ - Listening
TUESDAY: Homework: Ritin’ - Sharing
WEDNESDAY: Homework: ‘Rithmetic - Reasoning
HOMEWORK: ‘Rithmetic - Reasoning
Families are important, influential and significant – but not perfect!
Healthy families are not accidents!
REASONING: Process of integrating knowledge and experience into the journey of decision-making.
Mind – dianoia – “full understanding”
We are to engage the mind of children and shape their journey of spiritual discovery. The goal is to lead them to be responsible, mature decision-makers.
Jerome Bruner – Learning Theory
1. The Enactive Stage – children learn through activity
2. The Iconic Stage – children utilizes images
3. Symbolic Representation – language and symbols assist the child in assimilating and storing information.
David Kolb – Learning Styles
Kolb’s theory is based on his belief in the integration of perception and processing.
HOMEWORK: ‘Rithmetic – Reasoning
-We should lead our children to redemption in Christ.
-We should assist our children in developing reasoning and decision-making skills.
-We should assist our children in developing a value system that is Biblically-based and Christ-centered.