The Preacher's Voice Is A Great Tool

The Preacher's Voice is a Great Tool In the last post we considered some of the ways a preacher's voice can be a disadvantage in communicating the Word of God.  In this post we turn to the fact that the preacher's voice is a great tool for…

The Preacher's Voice Can Be A Big Drawback

The Preacher's Voice Can Be A Big Drawback In the last several posts we have been considering Albert Mehrabian's 7-38-55 theory of communication.  Recall that the conclusion of his research led him to propose that 7 percent of communication…

Eye Contact Enhances Preaching

Eye Contact Enhances Preaching I closed the last post with a very short reference to using the eyes as a means of communication.  In this post we will focus on how eye contact enhances preaching as you connect with your audience. Why Making…

Your Facial Expression Communicates

Your Facial Expression Communicates We've been looking at Mehrabian's 7-38-55 rule over the last several posts.   Remember that this rule says that 7% of communication is our words, 38% is our tone of voice, and 55% is our body language.  So…

Movement Adds A Message to the Sermon

Movement Adds A Message To The Sermon We have been considering how important body language is to the preacher.  In the last post we considered some of the ways to use your hands in gesturing in a way that will enhance your message.  In this…

The Preacher's Body Language Speaks Loudly

The Preacher's Body Language Speaks Loudly We have been exploring the subject of body language for the preacher in the last couple of posts.  We've looked at many things to avoid in the use of your body while you preach.  Now we turn to some…

Your Body Is A Communication Tool

Your Body Is A Communication Tool In the last post we began the consideration of the reality that your body is a communication tool in preaching.  I made a list of things you should not do in using your body while you speak.  Don't slouch;…

How to Communicate Using Your Body

How To Communicate Using Your Body In a previous post I shared with you the 7-38-55 rule for communication.  This rule says that effective communication is 7 percent the words you say, 38 percent the tone of voice that you use, and 55 percent…