By Steve Chandler
In relationships, there are sorts of humans: reactors and creators. if you would like improved own connections—the keys to a cheerful, profitable life—you have to cease responding to different people's shortcomings and begin forming the relationships you will want for yourself.
In 50 how one can Create nice Relationships, bestselling writer and dating guru Steve Chandler bargains extra of the nice and cozy, witty, sensible suggest he's well-known for—proven suggestions, techniques, and insights which may assist you construct and retain dependable, significant relationships. You'll find out how to shift your power from taking to giving, the best way to use innovation and mind's eye, tips to be an artistic listener rather than a passive listener, and masses more.
Expanded from the audio-only 35 how one can Create nice Relationships, 50 Ways will open the door to new possibilities for loyalty, friendship, and aid on your own existence and the office.
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Extra info for 50 Ways to Create Great Relationships: How to Stop Taking and Start Giving
Janney phones every visitor to establish a friendly relationship with them. (As this manuscript is written I preached in the Shiloh Hills Baptist Church and they were averaging between 35 to 40 adult visitors a week. It is impossible for Rev. ) The Sunday afternoon phone call attempts to establish four things. First, he offers them any spiritual help they may need in their life - including counseling, hospital visits, or specialized ministry. Secondly, he tells them that he would like to bring a Friendship Packet to their home.
The pastor, secretary and all other church leaders who might be involved in making first contacts should recognize that some will not be receptive to the church. About half of those who are called by the pastor can be expected to decline a visit, and half of those who do not decline the pastor, will do so when the secretary calls. This means about 25 percent of those who visit the church on Sunday will be receptive to a visit from the pastor the following week. But these are prime prospects for membership or to accept Christ.
Gelism Follow-up is powerful. Because the drawing process used in Friendship Evangelism is both personal and persistent, it is also a powerful force. Jesus Himself pointed out the power in personal persistence in Luke 11:5-8. In that passage, an approach was made on the basis of personal friendship (v. 5). Friendship is a powerful force, but friendship was not enough by itself. However, personal friendship in conjunction with persistence proved to be more powerful than the forces of resistance.
50 Ways to Create Great Relationships: How to Stop Taking and Start Giving by Steve Chandler