Articles Tagged 'Listening'

We've Got to Listen Before We Speak

We've Got to Listen Before We Speak

Don't focus on what you're going to say!

I've come to believe that's the wrong focus. Instead of thinking of what we're going to say, we need to focus on listening. What will we hear? How will we get the other person to open up? Can we learn enough about them to help them draw closer to God

Never Be Afraid to Listen!

Never Be Afraid to Listen!

when we’re looking for a brave way to heal our relationships, our hearts & the internet!

Ann Voskamp reminds us that there is no harm in just listening, and there can be great healing and hope and transformation.

A Few Minutes Alone

A Few Minutes Alone

When is time waiting, not wasted?

Rubel Shelly talks about an airport delay that ended up in a blessed day alone with God focusing and praying on the things and people that matter most and being present with God in the quietness of the moment.

Silence at Christmas to Listen

Silence at Christmas to Listen

If we listen, it is not so silent a night at Christmas!

Rick Brown writes about LSTN headphones, hearing, Starkey hearing foundation, 400 years of silence after the Old Testament, years, silence, quiet, need, hear, hearing, listening, listen, Immanuel.

Time to Re-prime?

Time to Re-prime?

Can a declining church embrace a new mission?

Phil Ware continues the Interim Ministry Partners series on helping declining and aging churches find new life.

Stealth Listening

Stealth Listening

Listening is essential for the miracle to happen!

Ron Rose reminds us of the importance of listening and listening beyond the words to the heart and then working for God's miracle in people's lives.

Cutting Off Conversation

Cutting Off Conversation

Why is it so hard not to interrupt?

Rubel Shelly describes how hard it is to really listen and not cut off someone else's conversation.

How Great the Father's Love!

How Great the Father's Love!

Does any of the Father's love splash over and touch the people in your family?

Overhearing a questioning about loving children enough gets Sarah thinking about the need for meaningful touch, focused listening, and hanging around together.

Delayed Truth

Delayed Truth

Have you learned this important spiritual skill?

We need to learn that there is a time to be silent.

Ministry of the Presence

Ministry of the Presence

What can we do to help others when their world collapses?

God cares about our struggles and sent Jesus to us to show us the way back to his heart.

The Art of Listening

The Art of Listening

What is the most important thing you listen to each day?

One a mom's greatest responsibilities is to listen to her family, her children, and her God.

Are You Listening to Me?

Are You Listening to Me?

Is anybody listening?

We need to learn to listen better if we ever hope to connect with other people.

Always Respectful

Always Respectful

Can being respectful really save lives?

Marines in Iraq are learning to win people over by showing respect and courtesy rather than using their guns.

Are You Listening?

Are You Listening?

Are you listening to what is actually being said?

We get ourselves in so many problems because we do not genuinely listen to each other.