On today’s Equipping You in Grace Show Dave and Tim Shorey talk about the importance of open, honest, truthful communication, strategies to pursue peace with God and others, along with his book, Respect the Image: Reflecting Human Worth in How We Listen and Talk (P&R, 2020).
What you’ll hear in this episode
- The importance of being slow to speak to listening well to God and valuing the image of God in others.
- Three theological truths that undergird a Christian theology of communication.
- Strategies to keep the lines of communication open and truthful.
- How to practically speak nourishing words with grace and truth to one another as Christians.
- What it looks like to show charity to one another and engage in godly communication.
- Some ways to think the best of others.
- Some practical ways to train our hearts and our new affections in the righteousness of God.
About the Guest
Timothy M. Shorey has been a pastor since 1982. He currently leads Risen Hope Church, a multiethnic congregation in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and is the author of Worship Worthy and 30/30 Hindsight: 30 Reflections on a 30-Year Headache. He and Gayline have six children and numerous grandchildren.
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to his wife, Sarah. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, the Host and Producer of Equipping You in Grace Podcast, and is a contributor to and producer of Contending for the Word. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021), The Word Matters: Defending Biblical Authority Against the Spirit of the Age (G3 Press, 2022), and Contentment: The Journey of a Lifetime (Theology for Life, 2024). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.