Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Speech Dilemma

A week from today, I have to give an informative speech for speech class. I know I want to talk about Mormonism, but I don't quite have a topic narrowed down yet. The speech should be 5-7 minutes long.

What on earth can I talk about in 5-7 minutes??

Some ideas I've come up with include early church history, explanation of the BOM/D&C/PoGP books that most Christians don't have, or an explanation of common misconceptions (one of my friends did that last one a year ago, so I don't wanna look like I'm copying hers, but it makes the most sense as a topic....).

I ran into one of my classmates in the hallway after class today. He said he was really interested to hear what I have to say. So that makes me feel more confident in talking about my religion, but it doesn't help me narrow down the subject matter.

When I passed around a survey on Monday asking people what they know and what they want to know about the Mormon church, the most common answers were "nothing" and "everything," respectively. So that totally helped a lot :P

I'm thinking early church history. If I don't go too deep, and don't cover very much time in history, it won't be too long. I'm really worried about going over time. So we shall see how this goes :)

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  1. What a great missionary opportunity! That is so awesome! I can't wait to hear how it goes. Thank you for being such a good example to me!

    1. Thank you for the comment :) I probably wouldn't do it if I knew people in the class, but I'd never met any of them before taking this class, so that makes it easier, somehow. Especially being a convert. They never knew me as a Catholic, so they won't be shocked when I talk about Mormonism as "my religion" :)


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