Overcoming Objections To Great Communication: Time

When it comes to communication, it’s easy to find reasons not to be great at it. Having coached hundreds of leaders over the years I hear the same excuses over and over again, and the #1 excuse/reason/objection I hear is “I don’t have enough time.”

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The reality is that if you don’t put the necessary communication time in up front you will likely put just as much time, maybe even more, into it at the last minute.

What People Wish Their Pastors Knew About Church – eBook Release!

When I left church staff in 2003 and became a regular person again I experienced a monumental paradigm shift in the way I viewed church. It was a game-changer for me. My eyes were opened to the fact that there was a huge communication gap between those on the stage and those facing the stage.

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In the eleven years since I’ve dedicated my life to helping to bridge that gap. Having been on staff, now sitting in the seats, and working with churches across the country as a communications specialist, I have a unique insight into both sides of this issue. I’m excited to share these game changing discoveries with every church leader in the hopes that it will help them better and more effectively communicate with their people. 

Why We Do What We Do

Yesterday I had the privilege of speaking at a church tech conference. During the lunch break I found myself sitting with a student pastor and a couple of his volunteers. I sat down as the ‘featured speaker’, the man, the teacher. By the time I got up 30 minutes later, I was the student.

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As I was getting to know the guys around the table I quickly was brought up to speed. One of the two students, a young man of about 14 had just lost his dad about four months earlier. Devastating. Even more so because his dad was the only parent he had left. As a man who has been blessed with a godly father who is still alive and thriving, my heart broke for him. Abandoned. An orphan. Alone. But thank God, that was not the end of the story.