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Publication Date: 2009
Modern society is awash in words. 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 resource is the collaboration of a gifted Bible narrator and a mentor to church leaders. In it they show how churches can train their own teams of Scripture readers. These laypeople canwith enthusiasm, conviction, and passionunleash the Word of God, and prepare hearts to receive the message. Spoken well, the Word of God opens and penetrates the listeners heart. Simple, straightforward, and culturally relevant, this unique book provides the necessary tools to teach you how to read the Bible aloud, in a way that communicates its life-changing power!
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 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.
DR DRAjax ONAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent & practicalApril 19, 2013DR DRAjax ONAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is a practical book and McLean is well qualified to write on unleashing the Word as he has recorded and published numerous CDs of different versions of the Bible and has a radio program on over 700 different outlets. He presents the case for interpretive reading, teaches how to prepare, and instructs how to teach others. An instructional DVD is included and the book contains related study questions and annotated bibliography.
Carl Terry3 Stars Out Of 5November 20, 2009Carl TerryI video shows several readers, each with different styles. It was helpful in showing how to break the readings into sections. I think it will help me when I have to do scripture readings in front of a congregation.