Science reveals the power of being quick to listen and slow to speak.
When Tim Keller announced he would be stepping down from his New York City congregation — known for its outreach to the religiously unaffiliated — he shared his thoughts on how evangelicals could better connect with skeptics. "We could do a far better job of patiently listening," Keller told The Huffington Post. "And we should not talk until we can represent the skeptic's viewpoint with empathy so that a skeptic friend says, 'Yes, that is my hang up; I couldn't have put it better myself.' Only then should [we] try to . . . recommend the Christian faith to them." continue reading >>