Dr. Jim Schettler is the Vice President of Student Affairs at West Coast Baptist College. After spending twenty-five years of his life ministering primarily to young people through Christian education, on both the high school and college level, Dr. Schettler took the pastorate of First Baptist Church in Santa Maria, California, where he served for six years. His son, Andrew, is a student at West Coast Baptist College.

Articles by Dr. Jim Schettler

Know Your Audience

10 Tips to Transform Your Teaching—Part 8

Use Word Pictures to Help Drive Truth Home

10 Tips to Transform Your Teaching—Part 7

Preaching for Decisions

10 Tips to Transform Your Teaching—Part 6

Unlocking Bible Passages with Word Studies

10 Tips to Transform Your Teaching—Part 5

Let Your Sermons Change You First

10 Tips to Transform Your Teaching—Part 4

3 Key Elements of Bible Preaching

10 Tips to Transform Your Teaching—Part 3

Transparent Preaching Builds Trust

10 Tips to Transform Your Teaching—Part 2

Preaching Bible Stories Effectively

10 Tips to Transform Your Teaching—Part 1

4 Marks of a Great Teacher

Great Teachers Impact Their Students