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 the executive director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University. Jim speaks to thousands of people around the world each year. He has over 1.5 million resources in print and a radio broadcast heard on over 800 stations daily. He, his wife, and three daughters live in Southern California. Doug Fields is the senior director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University. Doug has been a youth and teaching pastor at Mariners Church and Saddleback Church, and has authored over 50 books. He is a passionate speaker and blogger reaching thousands of leaders, teenagers, and parents every year. Doug resides with his wife and three children in Southern California.
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