Item description for Uncommon Illustrations & Stories w/CD (Uncommon) by Jim Burns...
Overview With "Uncommon Illustrations and Stories," youth workers can find relevant stories to grab and hold the attention of their audience. From heartfelt to hilarious, these intriguing stories may get youth thinking, and later discussing what they learned.
Publishers Description The best communicators have something in common, they have an incredible ability to illustrate truth through an appropriate story. They are following in the footsteps of the Master Teacher, Jesus, who often illustrated His points with stories and parables. With Uncommon Illustrations and Stories, youth workers can find relevant stories that will grab and hold the attention of their audience. From heartfelt to hilarious, these intriguing stories will get youth thinking, and later discussing what they learned. They won't soon forget the Wright brothers and their father who refused to believe man would fly, Helen Keller's teacher who lived in a mental institution as a young girl, the difficulty of swimming from California to Hawaii and the man who flew 10,000 feet in the air above Los Angeles in a lawn chair. These fun illustrations and stories can be used in any high school or junior high setting, including church groups, retreats or special events.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.04" Width: 8.4" Height: 0.59" Weight: 1.265 lbs.
Release Date Jan 2, 2009
Publisher Regal Books
ISBN 0830747257 ISBN13 9780830747252
Availability 0 units.
More About Jim Burns
Jim Burns is president of HomeWord and executive director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University. He is also the host of the national radio broadcast HomeWord with Jim Burns. Jim's passion and purpose for this broadcast is to build God-honoring families through communicating practical truths that will enable adults and young people alike to live out their Christian faith. In addition to the radio program, Jim speaks to thousands around the world each year through seminars and conferences. He is an award-winning author, whose books include Creating an Intimate Marriage, The Purity Code, Confident Parenting, Faith Conversations for Families, and Teenology. He has been featured through numerous media outlets including CNN, ABC, Focus on the Family, and Library Journal. Jim and his wife, Cathy, have three grown daughters and live in Southern California. Visit www.homeword.com for more information. Mike DeVries serves as youth pastor at Yorba Linda Friends Church in Orange County, California. He has served as a youth worker trainer. Mike, his wife, and son live in Southern California.