Skip to main content

LOCAL: Speaking to Teenagers

Doug Fields. Duffy Robbins.

If you work with teenagers, I probably don’t have to say anything else. These two men are premier in their field. And if you live in the DFW area, you have the opportunity to see them live in a small setting when they bring the Speaking to Teenagers seminar to FBC Mckinney on September 18th.

If you don’t know anything about Doug and Duffy. Let me introduce you:

Both Doug and Duffy have had the privilege of speaking to teenagers every week for over 30 years. Doug is the founder of Simply Youth Ministry and a veteran youth pastor who was most recently at Saddleback Church in Southern California for 18 years. He has authored over 50 books—including Speaking To Teenagers with Duffy Robbins. Duffy is Professor of Youth Ministry of Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania. When Duffy isn’t teaching, he’s speaking at Seminars and workshops all over the world. In addition to his speaking ministry, Duffy has authored 17 youth ministry books and textbooks.

Doug and Duffy love Jesus, one another, youth workers, laughing and teaching others to be more effective communicators. This will be a very fun, informative and fast paced day.

You will leave this seminar knowing:

• The crucial elements of effective communication
• The essentials for understanding and connecting to a teenage audience
• Keys for personal and spiritual preparation before speaking
• The top 10 places to find great illustrations
• How to use the right types of words to make God’s Word come alive for students
• 7 proven tips to make stories more personal & effective
• An approach to turn your experiences into powerful illustrations and connecting points
• The powerful dynamics of humor and how to use it effectively
• How to keep teenagers engaged and deepen their learning
• How to avoid making the most common mistakes speakers make
• Practical guidelines to enhance your body language and gestures

Get registered today (and don’t forget to get the rest of your youth workers on board as well!)

Dallas TX - Speaking to Teenagers Seminar
Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 9:00am
The Rock @ 1st Baptist McKinney
Registration: $49

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Extravagantly . . . A Personal Post

There haven't been many personal posts from me in quite some time. I find I can't schedule them; I simply have to wait until it comes pouring from my emotions through my brain and into my fingertips.

Apparently today, I have something to say.

I've been reading a really challenging book with an unusual title. Brace yourself - it'sGod and Boobs by Angie Schuller-Wyatt. Yep, Schuller, as in Robert Schuller of the Crystal Cathedral. It's written by his granddaughter. I was a little wary when I received a copy to review. Honestly I was afraid it was going to be irreverent at best and unbiblical at worst. But I haven't found that to be true. In fact, I've been very surprised to find it challenging and encouraging of me as a believer and as a woman - fully and completely, a woman.

One of the things that it mentioned is how often we misinterpret the verse "Guard your heart for out of it are all the issues of life." Growing up this verse was used regularly …

A Christmas Post

This year as Christmas has approached, I have found myself thinking of Mary. Being the mom of three boys, I think it’s easier for me to put myself in her place . . . and yet, who can imagine what that was really like?
I grew up in a very conservative group of believers who eschewed any focus on Mary in order to counteract what they saw as “worship” of Mary by Catholics and Episcopals and some other more liturgical beliefs.
But you can’t deny Mary had an experience that no one before her and no one after her will ever have. She had a unique relationship with Jesus. She was his mom.
Think about the facts as real life and not some story in a book you’ve heard a million times.
Mary was barely a teenager.She had never had sex.An angel appeared to her and told her she was having a baby.Mary is pregnant in a society that KILLS unwed mothers.Mary may have only barely known Joseph as their engagement was likely arranged . . . and he was probably much older. She had to go to this man and try to …

AMAZING Disney Fish Extender Gift Ideas

Being new to the Disney traveler's world meant being new to the FE world . . . and as we researched how we were going to participate in the FE that is a part of our cruise, we came across a lot of good FE ideas so I thought I would share them.

Disney Earrings - there are all kinds and many of them are one-of-a-kind but these are a novelty that I know I would love to get as an FE from someone else

Vintage Mickey Mouse Earrings - $3.99 MindieMay
Disney Character Clothes Pins - These would work well to close bags that hold other FE gifts or you could put a magnet on the back of each one and everyone could use them as note holders on the walls of their stateroom. Super cute - this vendor does a really good job with them.
Disney Character Clothes Pins-  OneMoreSunshine
Wave Phone Holders - If you need more information on what these are, you can see my previous post Top 5 Disney Necessities. Basically these are simple holders for a phone that Disney provides which is a cross between a cell p…