Thoughts on life, leadership and the movement called the church by Brian C. Hughes, Senior Pastor

by Brian C. Hughes, Senior Pastor

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

More thoughts from Sunday

Some notes from Sunday's message:

If you'd like to get the message from last Sunday, go to ttp://

If you'd like to see the video we used (Listen to your Lady), go to

There was a 5 step process I talked about in listening:

1. Change Your Shoes
2. Use Your Eyes
3. Reflect the Feelings
4. Rethink Your Position
5. Take Your Turn

Here are the scriptures I referenced:

James 1:19-20 (NIV) My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.

Proverbs 11:12 (NIV) A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue.

Prov. 10:19 When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise.

I also quoted Carl Rogers: “to be with another in this way, means that for the time being you lay aside your own views and values in order to enter anothers’ world without prejudice.

You might enjoy Steven Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Hope this helps!


kim said...

thank you for last sunday's service. i enjoyed it. it seems each sunday there is a message written just for me.

Connie K. said...

Thanks for sharing this followup!

Connie K. said...

Regarding Sunday, in relation to Steven mentioned you read his book yearly as part of your personal development plan. That intrigued me. Can you post something detailing about what a personal development plan involves, or guide us to some resources about this? How do you create that, and carve out time for it?

April said...

GREAT idea Connie! I was thinking the same thing!