Acts 2:17     “‘In the last days, God says,

I will pour out my Spirit on all people.

Your sons and daughters will prophesy,

your young men will see visions,

your old men will dream dreams. 

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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 effective communication. Pace of Preaching As we saw […]

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 is the words we use; 38% is the tone of our voice; and 55% is body […]

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 Eye Contact Enhances Preaching I was listening to a recording of a […]

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 we’ve been thinking through how our posture speaks, and how our hands communicate. […]

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 post we turn to the subject of movement.  Movement adds […]