Ben Davis Christian Church
February 28, 2021


February 28, 2021

Big Idea

is life or death in a relationship

Luke 5:16
Mark 1:35

A in communication is cited as the number one problem for couples.

How would you rate 
your communication?

and personalities is the key to relating to others and unlocking deeper relationships.

1 Peter 4:8

Three Levels of Communication


2. Shallow



Safety is feeling unconditionally

Three Communication Killers

The best communicators know that good communication is not something you do, it is someone you become.

1. Lack of

The way to warmth is .

Romans 15:7 (ESV)

2. Lack of Genuineness

Genesis 2:25

  • Nonverbal communication accounts for 58% of the total message.
  • Tone of voice makes up 35% 
of the message.
  • The actual words you say account for only 7% of the total message.

“People don’t remember what you say, they remember how you make them feel.”
– Maya Angelou

2 Corinthians 8:8

3. Lack of

Galatians 6:2

Three Skills to Improve Communication

1. Listening

  • 98% of good communication 
is actually listening.

James 1:19

2. Words

Ephesians 4:15

3. Down

  • 65% of people sleep next 
to their phones.
  • 20% of people would rather go shoeless for a week than take a break from their phones.

“Before you get married ask yourself: Is this the person you want to watch stare at their phone the rest of your life?” – Will Ferrell

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