Training the Called to Teach and Influence is a training manual to empower you to teach God's Word effectively within one's own church settings--in Bible studies, Sunday School classes, as part of preaching teams or for retreat settings. Many speakers today are gifted story-tellers and entertainers, but have not been trained or challenged to keep the Word of God as the central agent of transformation in their messages. This manual will challenge both trainer and trainees to keep God's Word as the pivotal training instrument for all speaking arenas because . . . "God speaks through the Bible. "It is the major tool of communication by which He addresses individuals today states," Hadden Robinson, a distinguished professor of preaching.