020: Relational Trust in the Role of Evangelization

020: Relational Trust in the Role of Evangelization

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In this episode, Eric and Brett discuss the role of relational trust in evangelization - why it is important, how suspicion plays against trust, and some tips to building trust in our proximate periphery. 1:19 Relational trust is the bond that exists between two people that allows for influence to happen 1:52 The first step towards faith isn't always faith itself but being in a trusted relationship with a believer 3:38 The Church is no longer viewed as the trusted lighthouse for society that it once was 5:02 Suspicion is the opposite of trust 8:43 Relational trust includes all those things that are outside the words of evangelization 8:52 People don't care how much you know unless they know how much you care 11:39 People are more likely to listen to witnesses over teachers, but listen to teachers because they are witnesses. 15:00 Being relevant in people's lives is being present in their moments. 16:25 Alpha as a great way to developing trusting relationships. 19:28 Practical tips to building relational trust: listing to people's story, authentic curiosity, asking open-ended questions, expressing genuine interest. 25:45 Building trust between parents and children who have walked away from faith. 27:40 Parents are the best people to intercede for their children. 28:30 Resource "Praying for your sons and daughters, and those you love, by Vernon Robertson" 31:30 Brett's word of encouragement - the little things are the big things when it comes to building relational trust 31:45 Eric's word of encouragement - you're not alone. We're all learning to build trust. Proclaim is here to help.
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In this episode, Eric and Brett discuss the role of relational trust in evangelization - why it is important, how suspicion plays against trust, and some tips to building trust in our proximate periphery. 1:19 Relational trust is the bond that exists between two people that allows for influence to happen 1:52 The first step towards faith isn't always faith itself but being in a trusted relationship with a believer 3:38 The Church is no longer viewed as the trusted lighthouse for society that it once was 5:02 Suspicion is the opposite of trust 8:43 Relational trust includes all those things that are outside the words of evangelization 8:52 People don't care how much you know unless they know how much you care 11:39 People are more likely to listen to witnesses over teachers, but listen to teachers because they are witnesses. 15:00 Being relevant in people's lives is being present in their moments. 16:25 Alpha as a great way to developing trusting relationships. 19:28 Practical tips to building relational trust: listing to people's story, authentic curiosity, asking open-ended questions, expressing genuine interest. 25:45 Building trust between parents and children who have walked away from faith. 27:40 Parents are the best people to intercede for their children. 28:30 Resource "Praying for your sons and daughters, and those you love, by Vernon Robertson" 31:30 Brett's word of encouragement - the little things are the big things when it comes to building relational trust 31:45 Eric's word of encouragement - you're not alone. We're all learning to build trust. Proclaim is here to help.
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