* Discover how to leap over the "generation gap" from two veteran youth ministry leaders! Whether you need a 5-minute devotional or a full sermon, Fields and Robbins will show you how to craft a message with momentum by using inductive communciation techniques, effective body language, voice dynamics, and eye contact. 240 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 240 Vendor: Zondervan/Youth Specialties Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches) ISBN: 0310273765 ISBN-13: 9780310273769 Availability: In Stock
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.
Doug Fields has been a leader in youth ministry for over 30 years. In addition to being a youth pastor at two churches for 11 and 20 years, Doug is the founder of Simply Youth Ministry, the co-founder of Downloadyouthministry.com, the author of more than 50 books, and is currently working with Youth Specialties andamp; Azusa Pacific University (HomeWord's Center for Youth/Family). More information about Doug is available at www.dougfields.com. SPANISH BIO: Doug Fields estuvo involucrado en el ministerio juvenil por mas de 2 decadas, y es autor de unos 30 libros --incluidos 'Ministerio juvenil con proposito' y 'Tus primeros dos anos en el ministerio juvenil'. Es egresado del Seminario Teologico Fuller, en el que obtuvo una maestria en divinidades. Asimismo, fue pastor de jovenes en la iglesia Saddleback y es orador frecuente en eventos de Especialidades Juveniles.
Duffy Robbins is Professor of youth ministry at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania. A thirty-five year veteran of youth ministry, he's the bestselling author and coauthor of Enjoy the Silence, Speaking to Teenagers, Youth Ministry Nuts and Bolts and many more. Duffy speaks around the world to teenagers and people who care about teenagers. SPANISH BIO: Duffy Robbins es Profesor de Ministerio a los Jovenes en la Eastern University de St. Davids, Pennsylvania. Veterano de treinta y cinco anos de ministerio con jovenes, es autor laureado y coautor de Enjoy the Silence, Speaking to Teenagers, Money Makers, Youth Ministry Nuts and Bolts, Ideas para provocar Momentos Inolvidables y muchos mas. Duffy les da conferencias en el mundo entero a los adolescentes y a las personas que se preocupan por ellos.
''Speaking to Teenagers' will inspire anyone who speaks into the lives of students to give their teaching ministry the forethought it deserves but frequently does not receive.' -- YouthWorker Journal