What Can Playing Catch Teach You About Communication?

Tim Muehlhoff - May 30, 2018


Picture this scene: two brothers in their backyard throwing a baseball back and forth. They are both enjoying themselves and laughing together. All of a sudden, one of the boys decides to throw a fastball and it lands in his brother's baseball glove with a loud 'WHACK!' What do you think happens next? In this video, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff shares this scenario and how it can teach us about communication patterns. Is the analogy he uses helpful?


Tim Muehlhoff

Tim Muehlhoff is a professor of communication at Biola University and author of several books, including I Beg to Differ and Marriage Forecasting. His most recent publication, Defending Your Marriage, speaks to spiritual warfare in marriage and how to equip yourself to defend your relationship. For the past 18 years, he and his wife, Noreen, have been frequent speakers at FamilyLife marriage conferences. Muehlhoff regularly writes and speaks for the Biola University Center for Marriage and Relationships. Follow Dr. Muehlhoff on Twitter.


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