Preaching Connection: Gossip

Reading for Preaching

Feathers in the Wind

Willard: most people have to talk. They cannot keep a secret. They can’t know something and choose not to speak of it. Gossip comes from an insecure heart that is trying very hard to create intimacy with another, an inner ring, an inner circle, those of us who “know.” Nobody wants to be out of...

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Acts 28:17-31

General Reflections: “Let me tell you about that pastor.” I’ve had a conversation with a pastor who was new to a church and I asked him what he thought about his predecessor. His reply: “I’ve never met the pastor, but I don’t like him!” As a new pastor, there were people who had shared their…