"44% of pastors say they need to invest in learning better communication skills. Michael Nave, pastor of Cornerstone Church, joins Ben Mandrell... to discuss the Greatest Needs of Pastors study and what pastors can do to become better communicators." - Lifeway
"Quick judgments based on idioms are not good because we can associate someone’s idiom (words) with some prior judgment that we have (a negative one) when the other person intends no such thing! Here is a simple example...." - Wyatt Graham
"...during this time when people were isolated and I couldn’t call them all, I remembered postcards.... I was amazed at the response—people I hadn’t heard from personally in a long time contacted me and I was especially happy to hear back from younger friends more thanking me for them and telling me how encouraging they were." - C.Leaders
It is no revelation that social media are dominant forms of communication in this digital age, but the stats are breathtaking. A remarkable 78% of 18-24 year olds in the U.S. use Snapchat, and 94% of that age demographic are regular YouTube users, while 71% use Instagram. More than two-thirds (68%) of all U.S. adults use Facebook, and 75% of those users are daily users. The typical American uses three social media platforms regularly.1 In short, the various platforms of social media are preferred means of communication for an overwhelming majority of Americans.