How to Receive Criticism

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! On this holiday episode of Doctrine and Devotion the guys talk through how to best handle criticism. As Christians we will face criticism from outside and inside the church. As leaders we sign up for it. But how do we receive criticism without becoming defensive, and perhaps missing something we need to hear? Joe and Jimmy offer 7 steps to receiving criticism to help you benefit from the feedback.

Seven Steps to Receiving Criticism

1. Be quick to hear

2. Be slow to speak

3. Be slow to become angry

4. Be Calm, and Gentle

5. Be Ready to Repent

6. Be Ready to Rebuke

7. Be Secure in Christ

And be sure to check out Paul Maxwell’s take on handling a certain kind of critic.


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