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Enhancing Communication – Philippians 2:2

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Enhancing Communication 27 October 2019 AM – Philippians 2:2 – Communication – Scott Childs Introduction: “Communication is the lifeblood of marriage.” Les Parrott “In an era of increasingly fragile marriages, a couple’s ability to communicate is the single most important contributor to a stable and satisfying marriage.” Gallup Poll 1988 If that is true, and […]

Biblical Communication (2) – Ephesians 4:32f

Biblical Communication (2) 28 April 2019 AM – Ephesians 4:32; 5:2, 18-21, 33 – Scott Childs Introduction: According to a recent article, Healthy couples have a 5:1 ratio of compliments compared to negative comments. For every complaint, there are five positive interactions between a couple–“Thank you,” “Please,” “I’m sorry,” “You are welcome,” “May I help […]

Discretion – Proverbs 1:4

Discretion 13 August 2017 PM – Proverbs 1:4 – Comm17 – Scott Childs Introduction: The 1828 Webster’s Dictionary defines discretion as “that discernment which enables a person to judge critically of what is correct and proper, united with caution.” We desperately need discretion in our lives. Discretion will keep us from foolish choices. It will […]

Whispering Gossip – Proverbs 16:28

Communication: Whispering Gossip 6 August 2017 PM – Proverbs 16:28 – Comm17 –Scott Childs Introduction: Pastor Kent Crockett gives this good advice about gossip. “If someone says to you, ‘Can you keep a secret?’ You tell them, ‘No, I can’t.  So don’t tell me!’” Kent Crockett’s Sermon Illustrations Transition: This evening we are going to see […]

Excellent Speech – Proverbs 17:7

Excellent Speech 23 July 2017 PM – Proverbs 17:7 – Comm17 – Scott Childs Introduction: (Psalms 139:4) “For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O LORD, thou knowest it altogether.” Since the Lord hears every word that comes from your lips, if He gave you a dollar for every kind, good […]

Beware of Flattery – Proverbs 2:16

Communication: Beware of Flattery 16 July 2017 PM – Proverbs 2:16 – Comm17 – Scott Childs Introduction: Eternity magazine once told of a sidewalk flower vendor who was doing very little business. Suddenly a happy thought struck him, and he put up this sign: “Buy a gardenia; it will make you feel important all day long!” […]