While these stats are wonderfully exciting... there was something else that caused our excitement to peak... and that Ps Nick's personal passion for what is going on overseas!
Passion for your subject is possibly one of the greatest elements that one can possess in your communication arsenal. If you're not squirming with passion then your audience certainly will be left cold... no matter how exciting your content!
On another communication subject, isn't it amazing how our packaging of a message can make all the difference in how it is recieved?
If I had several bags on a table which one of the following would you pick:
- A MacDonald's bag
- A Warehouse bag
- A Meccano bag (elite mens fashion shop)
- A KMart bag
- A $2 Dollar shop bag
But hang on now... we haven't even discussed what was in those bags!
Just the branding of those bags gave us some strong feelings.
How do we present the timeless message of the Gospel?
Out of touch?
Check out this great video which has kept the same 'timeless' content but radicaly changed the delivery:
Let me know your thoughts : )