Author: Emma J. Justes
Pastors listen all the time. Or do they? Listening is more than a task; it is an awesome gift of hospitality offered to others. According to Dr. Emma Justes, hearing beyond the words signifies an intimate relationship charaterized by humanity, thoughtful availabilty, vulnerablity, and reciporcity. Listening requires focused attention and openness. To help the reader learn essentials, the author includes exercises at the end of each chapter to build needed compentency for this healing ministry.