[This post is part of our series on Preaching for Youth]. We’re talking about using your voice effectively to captivate your audience when you preach. Yesterday we discussed the importance of being natural, finding your own natural rhythm and speaking clearly. Today we’ll give three more tips to use your voice effectively.
4. Use (some) dramatic tactics
When I was a kid I had a Sunday school teacher who could tell stories like no one else. When she did the Bible story, everyone was captivated and you could hear a pin drop. My own mom also was a great storyteller, she often told made up stories at night when we were on vacation and my sister and I hung on every word.