Monday, August 31, 2015
You Have to Move People to Reach People
Great preachers and leaders know how to move people.
As soon as I say that I know that, the first thing that comes to many people’s minds is emotional manipulation. After all, when unchurched people say they really liked your sermon they usually say that it really moved them. And in their minds, they’re probably talking about pure emotion. Maybe intellectual curiosity.
But that’s not what I mean. Anyone can do that, and it doesn’t guarantee any kind of positive growth in the lives of the people you’re preaching to and leading.
What I mean is the concept of moving people further along in their lives. Advancing them beyond their current level of development. Beyond their current walk with God.
I like that concept. That image. And it’s something that I think all pastors should strive after. Pastors have to know how to move people. And they have to know how to move them on two tracks – 1) individually and 2) corporately. Keep reading
Posted by Robin G. Jordan at 12:21 PM