Lesson Plan on Saul's Conversion
Saul has been persecuting the followers of Jesus
God appears to him in a blinding light, asking "Why persecutest thou me?"
Saul is blinded
After three days God calls Ananias to go to Saul
When Ananias arrives, the scales fall from Saul's eyes
Barnabas takes Saul to the Apostles
Saul, later called Paul, becomes an ardent preacher for Jesus
Divide Class into 3 Groups
Each group is a new level in a (simulated ) video game called "Blinders"
Explain the Story of Paul's Conversion
Give students 5 minutes for each group to prepare a short dramatization
Dramatize the story
Relate this negative behavior / forgiveness / preaching to students' lives
Handout on Saul