This series encourages pastors to become more aware of their own emotions and the emotions of others, and to respond appropriately.
What Is Emotional Intelligence? | Emotional Intelligence for Pastors #1
The ability to manage one’s own emotions and to respond well to the emotions of others is vital to a healthy relational life, including in ministry.
Emotional Intelligence Landmines | Emotional Intelligence for Pastors #2
Four kinds of low EQ behaviors commonly emerge in ministry, preventing us from healthy emotional interactions.
Basic Emotional Intelligence Skills | Emotional Intelligence for Pastors #3
Two challenging skills – active listening and expressing empathy – help us practice better emotional intelligence.
Developing Emotional Intelligence | Emotional Intelligence for Pastors #4
Pastors can develop greater emotional awareness through basic life habits of prayer, reflection, and listening to feedback.
This content is adapted from Resilient Ministry by Bob Burns, Tasha D. Chapman and Donald C. Guthrie. ©2013 by Bob Burns, Tasha D. Chapman and Donald C. Guthrie. Used by permission of InterVarsity Press, P.O. Box 1400, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1426. www.ivpress.com.