1001 Quotes, Illustrations & Humorous Stories For Preachers, Teachers & Writers
Attention-getting resources for compelling presentations Do you need a lively quip to launch your sermon, lesson, speech, or article? An illustration to tickle the funny bone or engage the heart? How about a quote or two to grab your...
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Attention-getting resources for compelling presentations
Do you need a lively quip to launch your sermon, lesson, speech, or article? An illustration to tickle the funny bone or engage the heart? How about a quote or two to grab your listeners' attention and keep them riveted all the way to your final words?
Look no further. With hundreds of illustrations, quotes, idea starters, and humorous stories, this book will help you freshen your message and drive your point home. Terrific features include:
- material drawn from Leadership journal - a respected source you can trust
- a well-organized format so you can easily find exactly what you need
- space to note when and how you use each entry
- permission to photocopy pages so you can build your own resource files
Easy to use, this volume is loaded with relevant, captivating words for today's audiences. It's a one-stop resource for your best-yet presentations.
Anyone who speaks for a living knows that at some point you just run out of relevant stories to tell. And there's nothing more embarrassing to a preacher or teacher than a listener pointing out to them that they've heard that story three or four times now. What's a busy speaker to do? Ed Rowell and Leadership journal have come to the rescue with Contemporary Ideas for Preaching and Teaching, a fresh compilation of quotes, idea starters, illustrations, and humor to jumpstart or add kick to speeches, sermons, and lessons. This easy-to-use volume is the perfect addition to the library of any pastor, teacher, or public speaker.
Edward K. Rowell is director of Presbyterian Action in Bellevue, Washington. A former editor at Leadership journal and Preaching Today, Rowell has written six books, including a novel, Emma's Journal.