Pastors sense deeply the frustration of trying to get our message through to our people. Almost daily, our mailboxes are filled with flyers offering seminars on how we can tailor our sermons and use social media more effectively to “break through the clutter” of our communication age. Given that we have been called to be heralds and stewards of a divine message, we cannot be blamed for wanting to make sure we are being heard. But in this jostling for the attention of the flock, we are prone to miss the importance of listening—listening not only to the Lord (which …
Rev. Matthew Miller is senior pastor of Greenville Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Greenville, S.C.