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Archive for the ‘Communication’ Category

More Reviews For My Book “Say What?”

September 27, 2011

Just wanted to tell you what a great job you and God have done in writing this book!  I am so enjoying it as my “God morsel” in the mornings.   Sadly, I am almost done but I know it is something I can read and reread and gain renewed “mouth/heart” checks with each reading.  Thanks […]

Previews And Reviews For “Say What?”

August 17, 2011

In September I have a book coming out entitled “Say What?”—Understanding The Power Of The Words We Speak. The Bible has much to teach about what we say and the impact our words have on our lives, our relationship with God, and our relationships with others. You can find out more about “Say What?”—Understanding The […]

What I Learned About Starting A New Worship Service (Part 4) The Importance Of The Right Leadership

August 10, 2011

Starting a new worship experience that is different from a traditional mainline church worship service requires a completely new mindset. Everything needs to be seen from a different perspective. For that reason, getting the right leaders on board is a must. The right leadership begins with the worship leader and the music team. In the […]

Good Question(s)!

August 26, 2008

           During the recent teaching series “Can We Talk?—Improving Communication In Our Relationships” I mentioned that one of the best ways to effective communication is to ask questions. Questions show the people we are talking to that we respect their opinions. They give us an opportunity to listen as well as speak. And they allow […]

Think Before Speaking

August 11, 2008

            I don’t know about you, but I have said more than my share of words that I wish I could get back.             And over the years I’ve heard and read my share of words that made me think, “I wonder how long it will be before that person regrets saying/writing that?”             With the […]

Can We Talk?

July 31, 2008

           Why is effective communication so hard?             Lots of times I have wanted to say to someone (and I’m sure there have been many more times when someone has wanted to say to me): “I know you believe you understand what you think I said, but I’m not sure you realize that what you […]