When You Talk, Are People Changed? Whether you speak from the pulpit, podium, or the front of a classroom, you donâ€™t need much more than blank stares and faraway looks to tell you youâ€™re not connecting. Take heart before your audience takes leave! You can convey your message in the powerful, life-changing way it deserves to be told. An insightful, entertaining parable thatâ€™s an excellent guide for any speaker, Communicating for a Change takes a simple approach to delivering effectively. Join Pastor Ray as he discovers that the secrets to successful speaking are parallel to the lessons a trucker learns on the road. By knowing your destination before you leave (identifying the one basic premise of your message), using your blinkers (making transitions obvious), and implementing five other practical points, youâ€™ll drive your message home every time! â€śLong ago, in a galaxy far, far awayâ€¦â€ť â€śOnce upon a timeâ€¦â€ť â€śIn the beginningâ€¦â€ť Great stories capture and hold an audienceâ€™s attention from start to finish. Why should it be any different when you stand up to speak? In Communicating for a Change, Andy Stanley and Lane Jones offer a unique strategy for communicators seeking to deliver captivating and practical messages. In this highly creative presentation, the authors unpack seven concepts that will empower you to engage and impact your audience in a way that leaves them wanting more. â€śWhether you are a senior pastor with weekly teaching responsibilities or a student pastor who has bern charged with engaging the hearts and minds of high school students, this book is a must-read.â€ť -Bill Hybels, Senior pastor, Willow Creak Community Church â€śA very practical resource for every biblical communicator who wants to go from good to great.â€ť -Ed Young, Senior pastor, Fellowship Church, Grapevine, Texas â€śTo communicate effectively, you have to connect. Andy has been connecting with people for years, and now heâ€™s sharing his insights with the rest of us.â€ť -Jeff Foxworthy, Comedian Story Behind the BookAndy Stanley and Lane Jones are on staff at one of America â€™s largest churches, North Point Community. Leaders of thousands of people, they regularly speak in front of large groups. They also listen to numerous speakers and know the disastrous effects of a poorly delivered message. This book is the result of their efforts to make public speakingâ€”one of the most common fear-inducing activities known to mankindâ€”simple, easy, and even enjoyable, so that Godâ€™s messages will readily produce the life-changing results they should.
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