Properly used, humor can offer a helpful tool in teaching and preaching. Charles Spurgeon used humor effectively in many of his lectures to students. He skillfully wielded it to show unsaved people the absurdity of their excuses and the folly of their efforts to earn God’s favor.
In order to teach teens well, we should adequately prepare our lessons. Just because you know the Word and can teach it to adults doesn’t mean you’ll teach teens successfully.
Adapted from The Best of Pro-Maker III, “To Rebuke or Not To Rebuke,” by Frank Hamrick.