Use vocal variety</li></li></ul><li>Training in Public Speaking<br />Builds image of confidence<br />Opens doors of opportunity for leadership<br />Guide meetings<br />Clearly present information for easy understanding<br />
Speaking at Church<br />Missions trips<br />Vacation Bible School (VBS)<br />Sunday School Classrooms<br />Sharing the Gospel message<br />Gain & maintain class’s attention<br />Share testimony<br />1<br />
Jeremiah 1:4-9<br /> The LORD gave me a message. He said, "I knew you before I formed you in your mother's womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my spokesman to the world.” <br /> "O Sovereign LORD," I said, "I can't speak for you! I'm too young!" "Don't say that," the LORD replied, "for you must go wherever I send you and say whatever I tell you. And don't be afraid of the people, for I will be with you and take care of you. I, the LORD, have spoken!” Then the LORD touched my mouth and said, "See, I have put my words in your mouth! <br />Opportunities will open up for you to share about the Lord. He will prepare you and give you the words to speak.<br />
Speaking at Work<br />Observe the good & bad examples to build your skills<br />Observe the importance of communication<br />Customer service<br />Words to inform, diffuse, encourage<br />Give annual sales reports, market strategies<br />Making a difference through “making a sale” or getting promoted<br />
<ul><li>Christians can speak out for what is right.
Well, thought-out comments can make</li></ul> lasting impact on the community.<br />“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”<br />Edmund Burke British politician & writer<br />Speaking in the Community<br />
Daily WorkOn your workbook page 9, or a separate sheet of paper, answer these questions<br />I will most likely use my speech training in school, church, work, or my community.<br />When I speak, I will probably speak to children, my peers, small groups, or large groups.<br />Explain why you agree or disagree with the following statement: God wants you to improve your speaking skills.<br />