More Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks by Wayne RiceMore Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks by Wayne Rice

More Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks

byWayne RiceAs told byZondervan Publishing

Paperback | January 23, 1996

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Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks -- Wayne Rice's original collection of stories, parables, and anecdotes -- was an instant bestseller. Youth workers clamored for more. And here they are! Wayne has assembled another 100 illustrations from his own files and from the files of youth ministry's best speakers -- Tony Campolo - Doug Fields - Laurie Polich - Miles McPherson Brennan Manning - Les Christie - Bill McNabb - Joel Lusz -- and many more! Here are all kinds of stories for all kinds of youth talks -- devotionals, Bible lessons, openers, humorous anecdotes, poignant narratives, fables, real-life stories. They're all indexed by topic, and they all work with teenagers. They're just the thing to give your youth talks that extra spark you're looking for. If you've used Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks (or used it up!), welcome to this all new collection. If this is your introduction to Hot Illustrations, you're in for a treat -- and your kids will love you for it!

Wayne Rice is founder and director of Understanding Your Teenager (UYT), an organization serving parents of teens and pre-teens. He is adjunct professor of youth ministry at Bethel Theological Seminary (San Diego) and at North American Baptist Seminary in Sioux Falls. He lives with his wife in Lakeside, CA.
Title:More Hot Illustrations for Youth TalksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:186 pages, 11.25 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:January 23, 1996Publisher:Zondervan/Youth Specialties

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310207681

ISBN - 13:9780310207689


Table of Contents

Introduction 7How to choose and use illustrations 9A Candle in the Darkness 17A Case of Mistaken Identity 19A Diet for Losers 21A Million Frogs 23A Picture of God 24A Stranger at the Door 25A Vision of Jesus 27A Visit from Space 28All-Points Bulletin 30Alligators in Your Pond 31The Animal School 33The Antique Vase 35Are You God? 36Bad Luck, Good Luck 38The Balloon Man 39The Beggar's Rags 42Blackout! 44The Bridge Operator 46The Burning Hut 47But Is He Safe? 48The Call of the Barnyard 49Chippie's Bad Day 51The Dead Cat 52Desert Pete 54The Devil's Triangle 56The Emperor's Seeds 58The Empty Chair 61The Evangelist and the Post Offi ce 63"Excuse Me" or "Forgive Me"? 64The Face on the Puzzle 66Fake Christians 68Fishing Eagles 69G.I. Life Insurance 70Get Off My Back 72Good Grief! 73Grab a What? 74Grandma's Gift 75Great Answers but No Help 78Great Babies 79The Great Dane and the Alligator 80Haven't I Smelled YouSomewhere Before? 82Help Is on the Way 84The Horse Trader 86How Embarrassing! 88I Ain't Lost 90Inside the Fence 91Jesus' Family Tree 92Jimmy and the Genie 95Jump! 97Just a Hyphen 98The Keeper of the Spring 99The King's Driver 101The Lantern 103Life Inside the Womb 104Armed for Salvation 106The Logic Exam 107Lost and Found 108Love and the Cabbie 109Make Me like Joe 112Medical Terms You Need to Know 114Melody in F 116The Mice in the Piano 117The Milkman's Gift 118The Mud Flats 119The Native American and the Cricket 121The Native American andthe Rattlesnake 123The New Gorilla 125Nobel's Legacy 127Not-So-Identical Twins 129One More Year 131The Orphan Girl 132The Painting in the Warehouse 134Palm Monday 136TABLE OF CONTENTS6Phamous Phobias 137The President and the Little Boy 138The Puppy Nobody Wanted 140The Quaker and the Atheist 142Rats in the Tub 143The Reasonable Hunter 144The Roadkill Grill 145The Roar of the Crowd 146Sarge 147Save the Starfi sh 149The Seagull 151Pinhole Glasses 153Squirt Squirt 154Smart Hopis 156Stephen's Egg 157Tear it Down 158Too Helpful 159Too Much Prayer? 161True or False? 162Two Scoops of Anti-Freeze,Lice-Killer with Chocolate Sauce! 164Unbaptized Arms 166What Will My Reward Be? 168When Nothing Goes Right 170Who, Me? 171Wolves o' Plenty 173You Know the Psalm 174The Zurka Bird 176Index to topics 178Index of contributors 184

From Our Editors

Popular youth speakers have proven that these stories and illustrations are effective for livening up youth talks and communicating God's Word in ways that adolescents can relate to. Includes tips on choosing and using illustrations as well as guidelines for finding illustrations in your own experiences