021 – How well do you take a compliment? [Podcast]

An essential skill for church leaders

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In this episode, recorded as I was walking the campus of West Texas A&M University (my alma mater: Bachelor of Music Education, 1984 … prior to two more graduations from two seminaries), I unpacked an issue that I had previously addressed in a couple of blog posts:

How to receive “warm words” – January 27, 2015

How to take a compliment – May 26, 2015




4 ways not to respond

1. Arrogance

2. Faux humility

3. Spiritualized faux humility

4. Self-abasement


How to respond: Gracious gratitude … “Thank you.”


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