Leadership Skill: Listening

Communication, an essential part of church leadership, makes such a difference in a leader's effectiveness in other skills. By communication we are referring to not merely transmitting information but exchanging information which requires that leaders also become good listeners.
To be a good leader, you need to learn to listen both to God and to people.

Listening to God is a means of:

  • acquiring wisdom and understanding
  • discerning His heart
  • lining up with Him and His will
  • letting God know you care

Listening to people is a means of:

  • discerning needs
  • learning if something isn't working
  • acquiring new ideas
  • letting people know you care
Christ-like Communication Guide for Church Leaders

Order the Christ-like Communication Guide for Church Leaders which includes the content on this page plus some tips for listening to both God and people.
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