Skip to main content

Be Aware of the Dynamics of Group Communication

Be Aware of the Dynamics of Group Communication

‎Understanding the dynamics of communication in groups and learning to orchestrate and affect those dynamics are tremendous assets for a leader. Being able to recognize the signs that indicate that communication is breaking down and to know how to intervene effectively when the group climate begins to sour, can save a meeting, a program, and perhaps future relationships among participants.
‎Social scientists have observed that people usually express ideas and information through their words, but their feelings are expressed through subtle body language, tone of voice, facial expression, and so on. The group leader does well to listen with the eyes as well as the ears, to both the person who is talking and to those who are reacting in one way or another. These group dynamics are especially relevant for anyone who is conducting a meeting. … More
Vassallo, Wanda. Church Communications Handbook: A Complete Guide to Developing a Strategy, Using Technology, Writing Effectively, Reaching the Unchurched. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Resources, 1998. Print.
Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Morning and Evening

Morning, December 2Go To Evening Reading
“Thou art all fair, my love.” Song of Solomon 4:7
The Lord’s admiration of his Church is very wonderful, and his description of her beauty is very glowing. She is not merely fair, but “all fair.” He views her in himself, washed in his sin-atoning blood and clothed in his meritorious righteousness, and he considers her to be full of comeliness and beauty. No wonder that such is the case, since it is but his own perfect excellency that he admires; for the holiness, glory, and perfection of his Church are his own glorious garments on the back of his own well-beloved spouse. She is not simply pure, or well-proportioned; she is positively lovely and fair! She has actual merit! Her deformities of sin are removed; but more, she has through her Lord obtained a meritorious righteousness by which an actual beauty is conferred upon her. Believers have a positive righteousness given to them when they become “accepted in the beloved” (Eph. 1:6). Nor is the Ch…

Herod's Temple on the Temple Mount

Herod's Temple on the Temple Mount ‎King Herod the Great began renovations on the Temple in approximately 20–19 BC. The entire temple expansion, including the massive Temple Mount, was not complete until approximately AD 62–64, only to be destroyed by the Romans in AD 70.

Revised Common Lectionary

Sunday, July 9, 2017 | After Pentecost Proper 9 Year A

Old Testament & Psalm, Option I Old TestamentGenesis 24:34–38, 42–49, 58–67 Psalm Psalm 45:10–17 or Song of Solomon 2:8–13 or Old Testament & Psalm, Option II Old Testament Zechariah 9:9–12 Psalm Psalm 145:8–14 New Testament Romans 7:15–25a Gospel Matthew 11:16–19, 25–30

Revised Common Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Faithlife, 2009. Print.