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True hearing requires action.

There are numerous exhortations and encouragements in Scripture for us to hear God’s word and that God hears our voice. Within this context of hearing its important to note that hearing is more then just making mental note that you … Continue reading

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Good pastoring starts with true listening.

I am increasingly convinced that a great pastor is a great listener. They are someone who is slow to speak and quick to hear. Pastoring requires wisdom in understanding that its Ok not to have any answers. A great pastor … Continue reading

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Good listening leads to great pastoring.

Often preachers believe their strength stems from their oratory prowess. Pastors believe their success is measured through how much they are heard. I would like to turn this mentality on its head by saying the true measure of a pastor lays … Continue reading

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