Learn how to communicate Scripture's life-changing power from Bible narrator McLean! Simple, straightforward, and culturally relevant, this lively resource provides examples and a coaching clinic to teach you how to read God's Word aloud with passion; train teams of effective Scripture readers within your church; and prepare listeners' hearts to receive the message. 128 pages, softcover with 60-minute DVD from Zondervan.
Does the Bible sound dull when you hear it read in church? An auditory tidal wave cascades from our televisions, radios, media players, and the Internet. Todays distracted worshippers often feel spiritually shortchanged when the Scriptures are spoken without passion and power. This lively and encouraging book-and-DVD set, the collaboration of a gifted Bible narrator and an award-winning writer, shows how churches can train their laypeople to unleash the Word of God with enthusiasm, conviction, and passion. Straightforward and culturally relevant, with practical how-to graphics, this resource provides the necessary tools to teach you how to read the Bible aloud, in a way that communicates its life-changing power!
Max McLean has received critical acclaim for his theatrical adaptations of The Screwtape Letters, Mark's Gospel, and Genesis. He is known widely as the narrator of The Listeners Bible (NIV, ESV & KJV) and classic Christian literature including Pilgrims Progress and Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. His daily radio program is heard on 700 radio outlets. Max and his wife, Sharon, live in New York City and are active members of Redeemer Presbyterian Church.
Warren Bird (PhD, Fordham University) serves as a primary researcher and writer for Leadership Network and has more than ten years of church staff and of seminary teaching experience. He has collaboratively written twenty books, all on subjects of church health or church innovation. Warren and his wife live just outside of New York City.
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