The Weekly Herald: Asking Questions For Jesus

This week: You want to be better at talking with friends and family about Jesus, right? Take a page out of Jesus' book and start asking questions instead!

THE NEGLECTED MINISTRY OF ASKING QUESTIONS

Think about people who make you feel loved. What about them makes you feel this way? Without knowing you (or them), I can almost guarantee that they ask good questions and listen well.

As David Augsburger has observed, “Being heard is so close to being loved that most people cannot tell the difference.” Show me a person who asks questions and listens, and I’ll show you a person who makes people feel known and loved.

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📚 QUESTION-ASKING... FOR DUMMIES!

No one says everything you want to hear in the exact order, depth, and detail that you prefer. That’s why the chief tool of a good listener is a good question. Well-crafted questions can stimulate, draw out, and guide discussion.

These tips were made for job interviews, but they work in casual conversations with friends and family too!

Use these guidelines when developing questions >>>

 


🤝  SALT AND LIGHT ISN'T AN OPTION

Jesus is famous for asking questions: Who do you say that I am? Can you drink the cup that I am going to drink? Why does this generation seek a sign?

But He didn't always ask questions. Sometimes He just... said what was what and left it to us to either follow or disobey. 

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👕  MEME OF THE WEEK

It's not our fault that the Chick-Fil-A spicy sandwich goes so hard.

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👋 LOVE THY NEIGHBORHOOD

Christians say we should grow in our faith, but what happens when we end up dismantling it instead? Two stories of people pulling apart the Christianity they once knew.

Listen to the full podcast episode here >>>

 


QUOTE OF THE WEEK

"We are closer to God when we are asking questions than when we think we have all the answers."

— Abraham Joshua Heschel