This book gives youth workers an inside glimpse of how Fields and Robbins craft their own messages.
Get ready for a crash course in effective communication. More than just a book on how to "do talks," 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 you're 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. They'll guide you, step-by-step, through the process of preparing and delivering incoming messages that effectively communicat 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. You'll also get helpful tips on finding illustrations for your galk and using them for maximum impact, as well as insights on reading your audience, effective body language, voice dynamics, and eye contact.