Item description for Stop Reading and Start Proclaiming! (ML Ministry) by Douglas Leal & Gilbert Ostdick...
This book promises two things: It will give lectors and presiders new skills to help them become true storytellers, and it will result in greater accessibility to Scripture for the gathered faithful. This manual covers it all, moving the reader from basic instruction on how to use voice and posture to more advanced instruction on how to create and live the text. Written in a whimsical, humorous style, it explains each skill in detailed yet simple language. Also included are "Tricks of the Trade," acting trivia, and folklore sidebars.
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Studio: Resource Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.8" Width: 8.2" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.81 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2005
Publisher Resource Publications (CA)
ISBN 0893906301 ISBN13 9780893906306
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An instructional compilation of basic strategies and techniques to be heard when expressing verbal proclamations and sermons Apr 7, 2006
Stop Reading And Start Proclaiming by professional actor, director and management consultant Douglas Leal is an instructional compilation of basic strategies and techniques to be heard when expressing a verbal proclamations and sermons to groups in private or public settings. with it's easy-to-follow format, Stop Reading And Start Proclaiming consist of an introduction and ten chapters devoted: Working on Storytelling; Working on Preparing the Text; Working on Voice; Working on Physicalization; Working on Intention; Working on Emotion; Working on Being Real; Working on Stage Fright and Other Annoyances; Putting It All Together; and Living the Word with Your Life. Stop Reading And Start Proclaiming is very highly recommended to all clergy and laity searching for an effective and "user friendly" workbook that will potentially make their speeches and oral presentations truly accomplished when proclaiming Scripture.