People Skills 2

Series: People Skills
Presenter: Kevin Fitzgerald

This unit deals with people skills such as availability, responsibility, and compassion, and provides suggestions for how to create an atmosphere of love.

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Remember It

Contemplate these questions, then click on each question to see the answer.
1. What are the four topics discussed in this unit that will help leaders become more effective?
visibility, responsibility, compassion, and setting an atmosphere of love
2. According to B. B. Warfield, what was the key emotional word describing the Lord Jesus in the Gospels?
3. What does it indicate about the Lord Jesus that women brought their children to him to be blessed?
That he was a warm and approachable person.

Discuss It

  1. What are some indicators that you feel would demonstrate an elders warmth and compassion?
  2. Compare the people skills of Job’s comforters with those of the Lord Jesus Christ in the Gospels. How would you differentiate between them?
  3. What is the most important thing that affected you as a leader in this unit? Why?

Apply It

  1. Of the four topics discussed in this unit (visibility, responsibility, compassion, and atmosphere of love), rank them in the order you consider to be your greatest weakness. For example, number one would be your greatest weakness, and so on. Then list one or two concrete steps you could take to improve in that area. Begin implementing your step(s) until it (they) becomes natural to you. (You may want to involve an accountability partner to help you).

Digging Deeper

Agape Leadership: Lessons in Spiritual Leadership from the Life of R.C. Chapman, by Robert L. Peterson and Alexander Strauch, Lewis and Roth Publishers.