Item description for Speaking to Teenagers: How to Think About, Create, & Deliver Effective Messages by Doug Fields & Duffy Robbins...
Overview Provides advice on ways to prepare and deliver effective messages, including devotionals and sermons, to teenagers.
Publishers Description 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 meaningful messages that effectively communicate 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 talk and using them for maximum impact, as well as insights on reading your audience and effective body language. As Speaking to Teenagers guides you toward becoming a more effective communicator, you'll find that this book's practical principles will positively impact the way you view, treat, and communicate to teenagers
Citations And Professional Reviews Speaking to Teenagers: How to Think About, Create, & Deliver Effective Messages by Doug Fields & Duffy Robbins has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Voice of Youth Advocates - 02/01/2008 page 568
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Studio: Zondervan/Youth Specialties
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.96" Width: 6.06" Height: 0.69" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Jul 11, 2013
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
ISBN 0310273765 ISBN13 9780310273769 UPC 025986273767
Availability 0 units.
More About Doug Fields & Duffy Robbins
Doug Fieldsis a teaching pastor at Saddleback Church. A youth pastor for over twenty-five years, Doug has served in his current capacity since 1992. He has authored or coauthored more than fifty books, including the highly acclaimed, award-winning Purpose Driven Youth Ministry and his latest book, Refuel: An Uncomplicated Guide to Connecting with God. He and his wife, Cathy, have three children and live in Southern California."
Doug Fields currently resides in Trabuco Canyon, in the state of California. Doug Fields was born in 1962.
Doug Fields has published or released items in the following series...
Experiencing Christ Together Student Edition Experiencing Ch
Reviews - What do customers think about Speaking To Teenagers?
Excellent Sep 11, 2008
Great book. Every youth worker should read it. We have an awesome opportunity to speak to teenagers and we should learn how to do the best we can. I learned but also laughed a lot reading this!! Doug and Duffy are awesome!
Great introductory work Feb 8, 2008
If you've not had any training in communication (public speaking, interpersonal communication), this is a good start. Understanding how to communicate is something overlooked by many youth ministry training programs.