Thursday, September 12, 2013

"Killing Gossip for the Glory of God" by Marty Schoenleber

Marty Schoenleber writes today about gossip:
It destroys love.
It destroys unity.
It harms relationships,
sometimes beyond repair.
It creates barriers to reaching others.
It dishonors God.
It poisons work environments.
It undermines trust.
It is condemned in Scripture.
It pollutes our spirit.
And most of us tolerate it in our lives everyday.
It has to end if we want to get serious about making disciples for the Lord of Truth.
Marty also strongly encourages people to read Resisting Gossip:
I am an unabashed supporter of Matt Mitchell’s new book, Resisting Gossip. Honestly, I don’t think there is a more practical book for every Christian in America to read this year than this just released book. Here’s three reasons why.
(1)We are being pickled in a culture of gossip....
Read the whole thing.