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Diagnosing Sheep

In pastoral ministry, there is a great need for the right diagnosis of sheep. Just as a medical doctor cannot ignore the person in front of them and assume the same treatment will be equally effective for all, so the pastoral worker cannot assume all need the same type of care. 355 more words

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Building Preacher-Listener Connection - Part 2

What can you do to build the connection with listeners? Let’s think about the wider pastoral ministry of the preacher.

8.    Pray for the listeners.  426 more words

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Building Preacher-Listener Connection - Part 1

In this post let’s think a bit about the personal life of the preacher. People can usually sense if you are not being genuine. So here are some suggestions to consider: 541 more words

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The 5 Dynamics of Preacher-Listener Connection

Preaching is a complex art. It requires the weaving together of exegetical skill, theological awareness, congregational insight, clarity of thought, structuring of material for the ear, etc. 318 more words

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Deep Questions

Our family is soon to enter into birthday season as we celebrate four of our children’s birthdays in four weeks.  Lots of presents, lots of cake, and lots of opportunity to show our children they are loved.  1,183 more words

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Share Scars Not Wounds

Knowing how much to share of ourselves is a challenge for preachers.  Some tend toward over-sharing, others veer the opposite way.  When we share nothing we can give the impression that our lives are perfect, or that we don’t care about listeners because we treat them as recipients of our education efforts rather than the richer fullness of our preaching. 403 more words

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