“He’s a great guy, BUT….” Many Christians have fallen into the sin of gossip with statements like this – statements that begin with a compliment but end with criticism. Yet, sins of speech fall under the 5th Commandment, “Thou shall not kill.” For when we gossip, we kill a person’s reputation, which lives on long after they have died.
In this week’s episode, Edward Sri shows how our speech can be used to build others up or tear them down. Do we talk about others in an edifying way that gives life? Or do we tend to fall into complaining, negative humor and gossip?