What do you get when you cross “Simon Says” and “Human Twister”? You get “Birdie on a Perch”! Students pair up, follow some directions from the leader and try to not be the last one to perch their birdie.
We have no record of Jesus ever writing anything down, so how did what Jesus said and did make it to written form? In his Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Terence C. Mournet suggests that the process of moving from oral teaching to written texts involved both stability and flexibility, and this should teach us something about the ideal of contextualization.