Teaching Better Part 3: Give Up

So far in this series, we have looked at practical ways to teach better. We’ve looked at the must have for writing better sermons, as well as how to find your voice. Today we continue with the third and final part of the “Teaching Better” Series.      We all want to be better teachers. Unfortunately, too many of us sabotage our own growth by ignoring this one principle. Great communicators get it, while poor communicators ignore it. It may be the most difficult adjustment for most youth workers, but…

Teaching Better Part 2: Find Your Voice

Do you recognize your own voice? Not the way the sound when you talk, but the voice you teach with? Your teaching voice is your speaking personality, and it should be as unique as your actual one.      If you’re not careful, it’s easy to lose your teaching voice in the sea of preachers and communicators. We have instant access to great sermons and great preachers these days. We can listen to anyone  anywhere. It’s helpful when we learn from them, but not when we emulate them!    …