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Children | Communication | Failure | Hearing | Listening | Speaking | Understanding | Weakness

INNOCENT MISUNDERSTANDINGS Tom Mobley tells about the day his family accompanied the evangelist to lunch. His three-year-old son was instructed to be polite and friendly, so upon the family’s arrival for lunch the boy tried to strike up a conversation with the question, “Do you know what I like?” “No dear what do you like?” …

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Attitude | Business | Enthusiasm | Perspective | Preaching | Sermons | Speaking | Story | Vision

SPEAK THE VISION In answering the question why so may business executives are boring speakers, communications consultant Jo Farrell, president of Farrell Group, offers a general observation: “People look out and see the audience has hooves and horns; they won’t take the risk to be different. Let me see what you see. When people talk …

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Communication | Encouragement | Ministry | Preaching | Speaking | Success | Youth

CONSTANT ENCOURAGEMENT For many years a country church in Iowa set aside one Sunday annually for youth to conduct the entire service. The young people did it all: call to worship, invocation, prayer, special music, announcements, choir, and one young person would deliver the sermon. One year a 16- year-old boy was told that it …

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Apathy | Burden | Communication | Communications | Neglect | Priorities | Sermons | Speaking | Understanding

TIPS FOR TALKERS One can acquire a lot of little gestures and habits that might impair his or her listening ability. Here is a checklist of some irritating things to avoid. 1. Avoid fidgeting with your hands or an object. 2. Avoid gazing out the window or away from the one who is talking. 3. …

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