Seems like communication isn’t that big a deal in churches after all.
The seminar this Saturday has been cancelled because even though there are at least fifty churches in the area, only three people registered for it.
I'm not upset because all this work I've put in has gone to waste. I can always reuse it for some other seminar.
I'm upset because people don't seem to understand the importance of communicating.
A similar seminar on children's ministries saw a few hundred people registering. A seminar on communication resulted in three. This is ridiculous.
It's because of this lack of communication in churches that misunderstanding like this happens.
It's not about patting ourselves on the back. It's not about blowing our own trumpet.
It's simply about letting people know who we are, what we believe and not remain hiding in a corner with our heads buried in the sand.
No wonder people think we're a cult, that we're weird and constantly mistake us for some other Christian denomination.
People simply don't know who we are because we're not telling them anything!
Then we complain people don't understand us.
Then we complain that nobody turns up to things we organise.
Then we complain that nothing ever happens in our church.
If nobody can be bothered to learn about communicating, how are people expected to hear?
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