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An Essential Guide to Public Speaking: Serving Your Audience with Faith, Skill, and Virtue
     

An Essential Guide to Public Speaking: Serving Your Audience with Faith, Skill, and Virtue

by Quentin J. Schultze
 

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Whether at a business meeting, church gathering, or social function, most of us will be called upon at some time to speak publicly. As Christians, we are called to speak not only with effectiveness but also in a way that honors God and embodies Christian virtue. In An Essential Guide to Public Speaking, communications expert Quentin J. Schultze encourages

Overview

Whether at a business meeting, church gathering, or social function, most of us will be called upon at some time to speak publicly. As Christians, we are called to speak not only with effectiveness but also in a way that honors God and embodies Christian virtue. In An Essential Guide to Public Speaking, communications expert Quentin J. Schultze encourages readers to become servant speakers who faithfully serve their audiences as neighbors.

Besides providing a biblical perspective on public speaking, this accessible book also covers such practical topics as overcoming common challenges, the importance of listening, and the art of preparing and delivering well-crafted speeches. Filled with helpful sidebars, checklists, and tips, this is a book for any person who wishes to improve his or her public speaking skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441205094
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
311,532
File size:
345 KB

Meet the Author

Quentin J. Schultze (Ph.D., University of Illinois) holds the Arthur H. DeKruyter Chair in Faith and Communication and is the director of the Calvin Workshops in Communication at Calvin College. He is the author of many books, including Habits of the High-Tech Heart, Communicating for Life, and Here I Am.
Quentin J. Schultze (PhD, University of Illinois) is professor emeritus of communication at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and CEO of Edenridge Communications. Schultze has been quoted in major media including the Wall Street JournalNewsweekUS News & World Report, the New York TimesFortune, the Chicago Tribune, and USA Today. He has been interviewed by CNN, CBS, NBC, ABC, and NPR and is the author of many books, including An Essential Guide to Public Speaking. He blogs at www.quentinschultze.com.

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