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Do you enter ‘preaching mode’ in your conversations?

Preaching and talking are different. But although we know that, sometimes we seem to forget.

Pastoral care Steve Midgley
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Most of us listen to sermons on a regular basis, and if we’ve been a Christian for any length of time, our sermon count will be in the hundreds, if not thousands. Maybe it is unsurprising then that, perhaps without quite realising it, preaching mode can begin to feature in our conversations about Jesus. And that can be deeply unhelpful.