Gossip! Who hasn’t been burned by gossiping people? And if you and I are brutally honest, we’ll admit we’ve gossiped too! In this short post, you’ll meet the five types of gossips and learn a plan to encourage speech that builds up others. Quick, What Is Gossip? In Matt Mitchell’s book Resisting Gossip: Winning the War of the Wagging Tongue, he says gossip is “bearing … Read More
3 Ways We Judge Wrongly
“Don’t judge me!” Who hasn’t heard these words? But should you judge another person? If so, how? What does the Bible say? This guest post by Pastor Paul Tauges, an ACBC Fellow, first appeared here on his website Counseling One Another, and is used with permission. Jesus instructed His disciples to judge righteous judgment (John 7:24), but He also said, … Read More
Are You a Gossip Spy?
Are you a gossip spy? Do you know one? This post by Donna Hart, PhD, appeared first on her blog and is reprinted here with permission. A gossip spy is a person who loves to get the information on someone and then informs others for personal advantage. When you first get to know a gossip spy they can seem to … Read More