Find out which needs your audience finds most compelling, and tap into them – Joe Carter and John Coleman

Heuristics is a fancy name for “rules of thumb” or principles. Joe Carter and John Coleman share several heuristics in their book How To Argue Like Jesus: Learning Persuasion From History’s Greatest Communicator that “illuminate more fully the character of Christ’s communication and can have an enormous impact on the ways in which you communicate with others”…

7 Steps in Giving Correction

How do you offer a correction? A rebuke? First of all, most individuals aren’t thrilled about ever having to do give correction, let alone receive it! And yet there is an expectation in the Bible about giving and receiving correction. To that end. David Mathis in his book Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus Through the Spiritual…

Depression is a malady that has hit close to my heart, as family members and close friends have struggled with it…

Photo by Mario Azzi on Unsplash Depression is “just this detached, meaningless fog where you can’t feel anything about anything.” Depression is a malady that has hit close to my heart, as family members and close friends have struggled with it. Although I’ve personally not battled with intense and pervasive bouts of depression, there have been at times a…

The hardest thing to learn about anger? You are the problem.

  Photo by Andre Hunter on Unsplash Anger and Our Desires We are minding our own business, perfectly content. Then someone comes along and makes us angry. We were not angry before; we became angry after. If the other person had acted differently, we would not have become angry. The logic is airtight. But this kind of thinking…