In Acts 3, notice how Peter gained an audience. Before he shared the gospel, he used the gifts he had to show compassion. People noticed the result of his action. This gave Peter an invitation to speak.
As a leader, your credibility will come from both your words and your actions. People are more likely to listen if you wait for their invitation to speak. They are more likely to give an invitation if your actions are noteworthy.
Are you using your gifts in ways that demonstrate God’s love? Remember, people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care! Determine to let your compassion for people earn you respect for your ideas and willingness to act on them.
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