Speaking to Teenagers: How to Think About, Create, and Deliver Effective Messages by Doug Fields

Speaking to Teenagers: How to Think About, Create, and Deliver Effective Messages

byDoug Fields

Paperback | October 8, 2007

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Get ready for a crash course in effective communication. More than just a book on how to ³do talks,² Speaking to Teenagers combines the experience and wisdom of two veteran youth ministry speakers, along with insightful research and practical tools, to help you develop messages that engage students with the love of Christ and the power of his Word. Whether you¹re crafting a five-minute devotional or a 30-minute sermon, Speaking to Teenagers is essential to understanding and preparing great messages. Together, Doug Fields and Duffy Robbins show you how they craft their own messages and give you the tools to do it yourself. They¹ll guide you, step-by-step, through the process of preparing and delivering meaningful messages that effectively communicate to your students. Fields and Robbins walk you through three dimensions of a message‹the speaker, the listener, and the message itself‹and introduce you to the concept and principles of inductive communication. You¹ll also get helpful tips on finding illustrations for your talk and using them for maximum impact, as well as insights on reading your audience and effective body language. As Speaking to Teenagers guides you toward becoming a more effective communicator, you¹ll find that this book¹s practical principles will positively impact the way you view, treat, and communicate to teenagers.

About The Author

Doug Fields has been a leader in youth ministry for over 30 years. In addition to being a youth pastor at two churches for 11 and 20 years, Doug is the founder of Simply Youth Ministry, the co-founder of Downloadyouthministry.com, the author of more than 50 books, and is currently working with Youth Specialties & Azusa Pacific Universi...

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Title:Speaking to Teenagers: How to Think About, Create, and Deliver Effective MessagesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:October 8, 2007Publisher:Zondervan/Youth SpecialtiesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310273765

ISBN - 13:9780310273769

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''Speaking to Teenagers' will inspire anyone who speaks into the lives of students to give their teaching ministry the forethought it deserves but frequently does not receive.'