If you want to thrive when you’re being criticized, the first thing you have to do to is comprehend the criticism you are facing. You have to analyze it and scrutinize it. You have try and get behind what the motivation is for the accusation against you. Doing this will help you determine if it’s true or not and how you need to respond.
Pastor James Ford Jr. has been the senior pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, located on the south side of Chicago, Ill., for over 35 years. He also serves as the president of Impact Ministries, an outreach ministry committed to strengthening families in the South Shore community of Chicago.