Get ready for a crash course in effective communication. More than just a book on how to "do talks," Speaking to Teenagers: How to Think About, Create, and Deliver Effective Messages 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 you're crafting a five-minute devotional or a 30-minute sermon, this resource is essential to understanding and preparing great messages. The authors, Doug Fields and Duffy Robbins, show you how they craft their own messages and give you the tools to do it yourself. They will walk you through the three dimensions of a message—speaker, listener, and the message itself—and introduce you to the concept and principles of inductive communication. You'll 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 this resource guides you toward becoming a more effective communicator, you'll find that this book's practical principles will positively impact the way you view, treat, and communicate to teenagers.