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Communicating for a Change: Seven Keys to Irresistible Communication

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When You Talk, Are People Changed? Whether you speak from the pulpit, podium, or the front of a classroom, you don't need much more than blank stares and faraway looks to tell you you're not connecting. Take heart before your audience takes leave! You can convey your message in the powerful, life-changing way it deserves to be told. An insightful, entertaining parable that's an excellent guide for any speaker, Communicating for a Change takes a simple approach to delivering effectively. Join Pastor Ray as he discovers that the secrets to successful speaking are parallel to the lessons a trucker learns on the road. By knowing your destination before you leave (identifying the one basic premise of your message), using your blinkers (making transitions obvious), and implementing five other practical points, you'll drive your message home every time! "Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away..." "Once upon a time..." "In the beginning..." Great stories capture and hold an audience's attention from start to finish. Why should it be any different when you stand up to speak? In Communicating for a Change,Andy Stanley and Lane Jones offer a unique strategy for communicators seeking to deliver captivating and practical messages. In this highly creative presentation, the authors unpack seven concepts that will empower you to engage and impact your audience in a way that leaves them wanting more. "Whether you are a senior pastor with weekly teaching responsibilities or a student pastor who has bern charged with engaging the hearts and minds of high school students, this book is a must-read." -Bill Hybels, Senior pastor, Willow Creak Community Church "A very practical resource for every biblical communicator who wants to go from good to great." -Ed Young, Senior pastor, Fellowship Church, Grapevine, Texas "To communicate effectively, you have to connect. Andy has been connecting with people for years, and now he's sharing his insights with the rest of us." -Jeff Foxworthy, Comedian Story Behind the Book Andy Stanley and Lane Jones are on staff at one of America 's largest churches, North Point Community. Leaders of thousands of people, they regularly speak in front of large groups. They also listen to numerous speakers and know the disastrous effects of a poorly delivered message. This book is the result of their efforts to make public speaking-one of the most common fear-inducing activities known to mankind-simple, easy, and even enjoyable, so that God's messages will readily produce the life-changing results they should.

About the Author

Andy Stanley

Andy Stanley serves as senior pastor of the campuses of North Point Ministries, including North Point Community Church in Alpharetta , Georgia ; Buckhead Church in Atlanta, Georgia; and Browns Bridge Community Church in Cumming, Georgia. Each Sunday, more than twenty thousand attend one of these NPM campuses. Andy is the bestselling author of Visioneering, The Next Generation Leader, It Came from Within!, and How Good Is Good Enough? Andy and his wife, Sandra, have two sons and a daughter.

Lane Jones

Lane Jones is a native of Atlanta, Georgia, where he lives with his wife, Traci, and their three children, Jared, Caitlin, and Madison. He coauthored 7 Practices of Effective Ministry with Andy Stanley and Reggie Joiner, and is the executive director of membership development at North Point Community Church, where he loves to write and participate in the creative process. Lane holds degrees from Georgia State University and Dallas Theological Seminary.

Table of Contents

No one's listening — Where there's a will there's a ray — Go for the goal — The end of the road — A map to remember — Load up before you leave — Crucial connections — Show me some identification — Stuck in the middle of nowhere — A new attitude — Determine your goal — Pick a point — Create a map — Internalize the message — Engage your audience — Find your voice — Start all over.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781601422149
Publisher:
Multnomah Publishers
Subject:
Religion : Leadership
Author:
Andy Stanley
Author:
Lane Jones
Author:
Jones, Lane
Author:
Stanley, Andy
Subject:
Religion : Christian Ministry - Preaching
Subject:
Leadership
Subject:
Preaching
Subject:
Religion - Worship - Preaching
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
Christian Ministry - Preaching
Subject:
Communication -- Religious aspects.
Subject:
Christianity-Preaching
Subject:
Christianity -- Sermons.
Subject:
Christianity-Pastoral Ministry and Church Leadership
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20060601
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
208

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Religion » Christianity » Preaching
Religion » Christianity » Sermons
Religion » Western Religions » Theology

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