"Speak Up with Confidence" Seminar to be held at Cedarville University Women's Conference

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Cedarville, Ohio—For every person who has always wanted to be better at public speaking, Bible teaching, or communication of the gospel, Carol Kent has some tips. She`ll share those pointers at her Speak Up with Confidence seminar at Cedarville University`s Women`s Conference February 3-5. Kent explained, "The purpose of this workshop is to help you, within the framework of your unique personality and God-given abilities, learn techniques for exalting Christ and communicating His truth in the most effective way." The seminar promises to assist you in: • Finding speech topics • Gaining the attention of your audience • Teaching a Bible passage with clarity • Finding and using effective illustrations • Speaking with enthusiasm and using gestures • Developing vocal variety, tone, and eye contact • Organizing and filing speaking materials • Using visual aids to impact your audience Kent is the founder and president of Speak Up Speaker Services, a ministry that equips Christian communicators through seminars. A member of the National Speakers Association, Kent has spoken at Heritage Keepers and Time Out for Women events and has been a guest on "Focus on the Family" along with numerous other radio and television programs. She is the author of several inspirational books, including "Becoming A Woman Of Influence," "Secret Longings of the Heart," "Tame Your Fears," and "Speak Up with Confidence." Her upcoming schedule includes two Women of Faith events in February. Kent`s presentations begin on Thursday, Feb. 3 at 10 a.m., when she shares about her new book, "When I Lay My Isaac Down," in Cedarville University`s Jeremiah Chapel. The Speak Up with Confidence seminar follows from 6:15 p.m.-10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday nights and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday in the Dixon Ministry Center Recital Hall. Kent`s Thursday morning presentation is free. Cost for the remaining sessions is $100. To register, visit www.speakupwithconfidence.com and click on "Secure Online Registration," then "Seminars 2005." For more information, call Cindy Wilkins at 1-877-233-2784. -30-