Can You Hear Me Now?

By Dallas Demmitt, PH.D. & Nancy Demmitt, M. C.

Can You Hear Me Now?

From conflict to caring through the art of listening.

Learn how to:

  • Partner with God, the Wonderful Counselor
  • Help others help themselves
  • Communicate effectively and respectfully
  • Work together to solve problems
  • Express and resolve conflicts without damaging relationship
  • Achieve understanding, when you don't agree
  • Initiate change
  • Handle difficult people
  • Establish boundaries
  • Stop the bickering and/or withdrawing and hear each other!


  • How to listen to someone else's anger
  • How to express your own anger constructively
  • How to turn anger and hurt into greater understanding and caring..
  • How to stop arguments from getting out of control
  • Four listening skills for helping others help themselves
  • Four speaking skills for inviting closeness and resolving conflict
  • How to listen to God
  • That change is possible! And that change can begin with me.

Stress and fatigue management for

  • Pastors/Christian leaders who are weary from relationship conflict. -- conflict within their church, the lives of those who seek their counsel, and within their own families.
  • Anyone in relationship with others -marriage, parent/child, in the church, in the home, and in the work place.

Use the book, Can You Hear Me Now? with questions for discussion and action steps at the end of each chapter as a self-study or small group study. .

Can You Hear Me Now? will help you discover the skill of listening in three different areas of your life - Helping your relationships, helping others, and helping your self.

Helping your Relationships - Here, the focus is on the art of communication - relationship skills for moving through life with another imperfect person who needs the grace of God as much as you..

Helping Others - You learn, in your role as a servant-leader, how to shine a flashlight on the path into another's conflict - to help them discover their way back to God and people they care for. You learn how to participate with them in self -discovery and confession at the foot of the cross. You show them how to leave their burden there through the cleansing and forgiveness of the Lord.

Helping Yourself - to experience relief from pain, as well as to enjoy the peace, joy and love that come through a life of faith empowered by the grace of God.

One of the most painful human experiences is feeling of being misunderstood. Solomon in spirit-breathe wisdom said, "Through it cost all you have, get understanding" (Proverbs 4:7). The human heart longs to be understood, to be valued..to be heard. As Christian counselors helping couples, parents, church and business leaders, Dr. Dallas and Nancy Demmitt have put together some of the best information on listening to come along in many years.

Listening becomes a gift we give to others when we explore the depths of another person's heart, their true feelings, thoughts, hurts, and dreams. Can You Hear Me Now? Will inspire with success stories, equip with practical skills, and motivate through Scripture to give the gift of listening to people in your life.

You'll discover that listening is a "God Thing", a spiritual encounter where God helps the matters of the heart to be revealed. If you want to start on a journey worth taking.. to the heart of your loved one.. listening is the path on which you must walk. It's challenging, sometimes frightening, but you have a great Guide and the end result is a depth of love, understanding, and intimacy that you have only barely begun to experience."




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