Serving Your Audience with Faith, Skill, and Virtue
Quentin J. Schultze (PhD, University of Illinois) is a speaker, mentor, consultant, and professor of communication emeritus at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His many books include Communicate Like a True Leader and An Essential Guide to Interpersonal Communication. Visit his website at www.quentinschultze.com.
Contents Foreword by Martin J. Medhurst Introduction 1. Speak to Serve 2. Plan Neighbor-Serving Speeches 3. Conquer Speaking Fears 4. Compose an Outline 5. Speak Extemporaneously 6. Anticipate Challenges and Opportunities 7. Think Biblically 8. Research the Topic and Audience 9. Find and Evaluate Online Sources 10. Be Trustworthy (Ethos 1) 11. Be Virtuous (Ethos 2) 12. Convey Ideas Passionately 13. Speak to Inform Dramatically 14. Tell Stories (Mythos) 15. Speak to Persuade Logically (Logos) 16. Speak to Persuade Emotionally (Pathos) 17. Share Special Moments 18. Advocate for All Neighbors by Amy King 19. Present in Groups by Heidi Petak 20. Stage with Technology 21. Speak through Video by Kathleen Sindorf Afterword by Clifford G. Christians Appendix A: Checklist for Preparing a Speech Appendix B: Plan Speeches with the Holy Spirit Appendix C: Form for Evaluating Speeches Appendix D: Speak from a Manuscript: Lessons from an Executive Speechwriter by Karl Payton