This course is designed to help students discover the purposes and ways to use the God given gift of speech. Students will gain an understanding of how public speaking and debate are used in society. Students will learn about, listen to, and practice debate and public speaking skills. Students will also spend quite some time journaling and reflecting on the art of speech, their individual and unique gifts and personalities, and the realtionship between speech and the person who delivers the speech. The goal is to help students understand that all speech should be interpersonal and be focused on relationship. In essence, there should be "no such thing as public speaking".