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MIN5030 Advanced Youth Communication

This course is designed for individuals who intend to focus on vocational communication (pastor, youth leader, itinerant speaker, evangelist, and teacher). You will explore the crucial elements of effective communication, including how to understand learning and teaching styles and how to connect with a variety of audiences and sizes. You will explore keys for personal and spiritual preparation, places to find illustrations, ways to connect God's Word with students, uses of humor, and the place of timing and speed in communication. You will grow in your understanding of hindrances to effective communication, techniques for body language, and the ways the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit work in the process of transforming people. Prerequisite: A public speaking or preaching class.