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Article | Marriage >
If your marriage is a safe place to gossip, consider these reasons to cut it out.
Article | Church Leadership >
Julie Pierce offers a few questions for ministry leaders to consider before seeking others' thoughts on a sensitive situation.
Video | Preaching >
Addressing Gossip in the Church | Ron Edmondson
Ron Edmondson, pastor of Immanuel Baptis»
Blog Entry | Young Adults >
[Guest Post by Jenee Day: I honestly used to think gossiping was okay, even though I was a Christian. As I got older, I realized, like Jenee, gossip is not a harmless sin. Here's why.] Today I contributed to the destruction of a relationship. Contributed is probably the wrong word.  Comparing the relationship to a skyscraper being demolished, I would be the person who provided the explosives.  Not directly, not intentionally, but with a little»
Blog Entry | Christian Living >
Gossip is destructive. It hurts and it maims.  It ends relationships and it breaks friendships.  It destroys character and it hurts feelings.  Gossip is destructive and we need to overcome it! A great way to overcome gossip is by refusing to listen to it. If someone wants to share something with us we can stop them.  We don’t have to listen to it!. We forget that to carry gossip is as bad as starting it.  Most gossip would end if we refuse»
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This is a guest post by Matt Mitchell, a local church pastor and the author of Resisting Gossip: Winning the War of the Wagging Tongue a new book on a topic about which I care deeply. *** So, you don’t want to gossip, right? If you’re like me, you don’t want to fall into a pattern of sinful gossip because you know how hurtful and harmful it can be and how much God hates it. But it’s not always that easy to resist, is it? The Bible says,»
Blog Entry | Christian Living >
Rarely do we think about the destructive path that gossip leaves behind. If we did we wouldn’t be doing it!  It hurts and it maims.  It ends relationships and it breaks friendships.  It destroys character and it hurts feelings.  Gossip is destructive and we need to overcome it! A poem about the destructive power of gossip A while back I came across a poignant poem on the destructive power of gossip.  It is called “Nobody’s Friend” a»
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I believe we would all agree with the fact that gossip is destructive but sadly we don’t often recognize how it reveals itself in our lives. Most of us think that we are not guilty of gossip. What is gossip? Here are a few definitions that I found: (1) Rumour or talk of a personal, sensational, or intimate nature. (2) idle talk, usually about other people’s private lives, especially of a disapproving or malicious nature. Gossip isn’t define»
Blog Entry | Church Leadership >
Addressing Gossip in the Church from ron edmondson on Vimeo. The post Addressing Gossip in the Church appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Related posts:God’s Vision for the Church Stopping Gossip in 7 Ways (Repost) My Plan for My New Church 7 Ways to Stop Gossip
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Let’s begin today’s post by admitting something.  We  have all gossiped.  Each and every one of us writing or reading this particular piece. For the purpose of our discussion, let’s say that gossip is talking about someone with the intent to harm them in some way.  Oh, we may justify it in all sorts of ways.  What we really are doing, oftentimes, is to tear someone down in an effort to make ourselves feel better. We have all gossiped.»