What I Admire from Choir

What I Admire from Choir

By Kathleen Reed Everything I learned about speaking, I learned in choir. A big thanks to my high school choir director Wayne Shaw, who was passionate in his pursuit of presentations and performances of excellence. I will be forever grateful that he taught me: How to...
Learning to Pray in Public

Learning to Pray in Public

by Rik Danielsen Two men walked down the center aisle of the church to take up the morning offering. They were the same two men each and every week. Brother Willy and Brother Jeremiah were the ushers. In the early 1970’s, they both wore suits and ties. Willy was a...
CTS Outreach to Southern Kenya Empowers Leaders

CTS Outreach to Southern Kenya Empowers Leaders

By Nathan Oloumu Praise God for the opportunity to equip and to encourage 27 leaders for confident leadership and speaking on September 11-13, 2023.  We came together to serve the Meto/Oloika area of Southern Kenya. Osiligi-Oishu We met together at the venue called...
How Do You Build Trust as a Communicator?

How Do You Build Trust as a Communicator?

Anybody striving to become an influential communicator is going to need to built trust.   Trust is crafted in the same way you craft a house.  Over time.  Here are some ways to build trust as a communicator. How does a communicator lose trust?  Let’s count the ways....
The Speaker as Problem Solver

The Speaker as Problem Solver

“What is the problem to be solved?” is the question every speaker must consider before opening his mouth to speak. An effective speaker can bring courage in a fearful situation, clarity in confusion, passion in apathy, comfort in hurt, warning in danger, an icebreaker...