Albert Mohler has a great post pastors who only focus on felt needs.
You can read it HERE
“…our “needs” are hopelessly confused — even hidden from us. As a matter
of fact, the knowledge of our deepest needs is a secret even to
ourselves until we receive that knowledge by the work of the Holy
Spirit and the gift of Scripture. This is God’s mercy — that we should
come to discover our most basic need.”