Delivery 3

Series: Delivery of the Message
Presenter: Alexander Strauch

The speaker continues to discuss ways to improve one’s delivery, focusing on the use of the entire body to bring life to the message, and also the use of humor.

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Remember It

Contemplate these questions, then click on each question to see the answer.
1. Give three examples of body movements that will enhance the effectiveness of your teaching and improve the interest level of your listener.
Use your whole face. Show emotion in your expressions. Hand movements: raise them, lower them, and stretch them out. Use your whole body by walking around, bending over, using many different positions.
2. Why are body movements especially important when teaching children?
Children quickly get bored. So it is the teacher’s duty to be highly animated and to act out the great stories of the Bible in living flesh. Let the children know you are alive and excited about teaching God’s truths.

Discuss It

  1. What is conveyed to the audience when the speaker smiles and laughs?
  2. What are the dangers of using too much humor in your speaking?
  3. What are the positive effects of using humor in your teaching?

Apply It

  1. Watch on television a renowned preacher of your choice and study their body movements.
  2. Have a close, intimate friend watch your body movements and help you improve and also to avoid annoying traits?