Strong Students

Scope & Sequence
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Strong Students for Middle & High School builds on the foundation laid by Strong Kids by increasing the depth of the teaching and expanding the variety of material.

Students dive into God’s plan from Creation to Revelation, learn to study the riches of the Bible for themselves, and gain answers to their toughest questions.


BuildUP Themes

Here are the major emphases that are measurable in this age group:

  • Believe the gospel
  • Understand Biblical ethics
  • Internalize godliness
  • Learn doctrine
  • Develop life skills
  • Uplift others
  • Prepare to serve

Learn more about measuring growth.

Year 1
Quarter Topic Description
Fall 2021 The Big Picture: Finding My Place in God’s Story (Bible Survey) Focuses students’ attention on God’s overarching plan from Creation through Revelation
Winter 2021–22 Ignite: Sparking Character That Shines (Character Studies) Examines the lives of select Biblical characters to encourage students to live for God
Spring 2022 Being Human: Who God Says I Am (Anthropology) Enables students discover exactly who God created them to be and who they can be in Christ
Summer 2022 Ripple Effect: Christ’s Unstoppable Plan Advances (Acts) Traces the history of the early church to help students understand how Christ kept His word to build His church
Year 2
Quarter Topic Description
Fall 2022 Bedrock: Foundations of Faith (Basic Bible Truths) Guides students to understand the Bible’s foundational truths for their lives
Winter 2022–23 Here to Serve (Mark) Encourages students to see Jesus’ acts of service; choose to serve God; and, when their service involves suffering, look to Jesus as their hope and help.
Spring 2023 Connected: By Christ, in Christ, for Christ (Philippians) Helps students see how they can have joy in Christ regardless of their circumstances
Summer 2023 Action: Faith That Works (James) Challenges students to live out their faith by giving practical encouragement for dealing with their own trials
Year 3
Quarter Topic Description
Fall 2023 Tune In: How to Know and Apply the Bible (Bible Interpretation) Provides students with the basic principles of interpretation so they can correctly understand God’s Word
Winter 2023–24 In Stride: Walking Worthy of God’s Rich Grace (Ephesians) Points students to the rich blessings God has given them in Christ and challenges them to walk worthy of those blessings
Spring 2024 Apologetics: Answers to Honest Questions Equips students with Biblical answers to the toughest questions so they can have confidence in God’s Word
Summer 2024 Boot Up: Christ Is Coming (1 & 2 Thessalonians) Prepares students to live faithfully for Christ while anticipating His return and builds their understanding of end-time events
Year 4
Quarter Topic Description
Fall 2024 The Grace Effect: God’s Transformational Gospel (Romans) Demonstrates how every person can gain God’s righteousness through Christ alone
Winter 2024–25 Unmasked: The Truth about False Religions Compares the belief systems of other religions to show students why only Christianity succeeds in providing truth
Spring 2025 Bibliology Examines the unique nature of the Bible to show students why God’s Word is trustworthy
Summer 2025 Evangelism and Missions Challenges students to reach the world for Christ with the clear message of the gospel


Year 5
Quarter Topic Description
Fall 2025 Proverbs Applies the principles of Proverbs to give students practical wisdom for living today for God’s glory
Winter 2025–26 Eschatology Outlines future events to help students discover how God will bring His plan to completion
Spring 2026 Genesis Explores concepts in Genesis to helps teens see how God’s plan goes back to the beginning of time
Summer 2026 The Church Acquaints students with the Biblical teaching about the church and the distinctives of our Baptist churches
Year 6
Quarter Topic Description
Fall 2026 Current Issues Points out the trending philosophies and activities of American and world culture to enable teens to live godly lives
Winter 2026–27 Ecclesiastes Highlights Solomon’s experiences to show students the futility of pursuing worldly gain
Spring 2027 Old Testament Survey Surveys the message of the Old Testament to assist teens in understanding God’s work through the nation of Israel
Summer 2027 New Testament Survey Walks students through the whole New Testament so they learn how Jesus Christ brought salvation and built His church
Year 7
Quarter Topic Description
Fall 2027 Verified: Sure Evidence of the Savior (John) Analyses passages from John to help students understand that they should trust in Him alone
Winter 2027–28 Cursed and Cured: The Dawning, Devastation, and Death of Sin (Sin) Answers students’ questions about the presence of pain, sickness, death, and sin in the world
Spring 2028 Kingdom Come: Recovery from Royal Ruin (Kingdom) Traces Christ’s promised kingship through the whole Bible to help teens look forward to Jesus’ coming reign
Summer 2028 Alpha Omega: The One True God (Theology Proper) Gives students a deeper understanding of Who God is and what He is doing


Looking for a topic outside of this scope & sequence? We have electives for high school students!