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Why Stories Are Important in Good Sermons

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Being given the empowerment as a leader to speak in front of people is a great honor, but it comes with great responsibility. When you are preparing to speak in front of people, whether that is by means of delivering a sermon, leadership lesson, topical discussion or anything else for the church, your message must resonate with your listeners. One of the most effective ways to ensure that this happens is to embrace storytelling. Storytelling is one of the fundamental keys to a great message! In this video, you will learn more about the importance of storytelling and the role it plays as you deliver your messages.

There are various reasons that storytelling is a crucial instrument when it comes to speaking. When you tell a story to an audience, regardless of the topic you are speaking on, you accomplish something that no other tool can produce. Storytelling breaks a message open by inspiring people and creating a visual that is easy to grasp. Chances are, you have been in a scenario where you find yourself staring at the clock as you listen to a speaker who cannot seem to grasp your attention or interest. Once you start incorporating stories into your speaking, you will reach people on a whole new level.

As you minister to others, it is always a great idea to refer back to the ministry of Jesus himself. The fact is, Jesus is one of the most effective storytellers to ever live. Looking towards the bible for inspiration when it comes to your storytelling is a great way to improve your speaking.

In this video, you will four reasons you need to be using stories. You will be provided with reasoning as to why storytelling is so effective, as well as how it pertains to biblical ministry.

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