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Should Israel Folau Have Said What He Said?

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Words can build up or destroy. For Australia rugby star Israel Folau, it was a lesson he had to learn the hard way after his response to a comment on his Instagram post went viral—and awry.

A Quick Summary Of James 2:18-3:16

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How has your reading of James been this week? What have you learned?…

Hypocrisy in Speech

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I slammed down the phone with a bang and let out a long suffering sigh. “That was the longest call of my life!” I exclaimed in anger.

Who Can Tame the Tongue?

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I told myself I wouldn't speak ill of a colleague when I heard others talking about her. But curiosity got the better of me one day, and I jumped in on the conversation.

Don't Mess with The Tongue

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We usually think that teaching the Bible is a noble profession. We know there is a pressing need worldwide for missionaries, pastors, teachers, and evangelists, and there was even more so in the early church.

A Quick Summary Of James 1:16-27

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How has your reading of James been this week? What have you learned? Here's a quick reminder of this week's key truths.

It's About Both Speech And Deeds

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At some point in our lives, we have all said something we wish we hadn’t. For some of us, this has happened more often than we’d like to admit. It could be something as embarrassing as uttering a social faux pas, or something as hurtful as lashing out against a friend or loved one.

Why I Decided To Rein In My Tongue

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I have always been a transparent, straight-talking person. When I’m in a good mood, I find someone to share my joy with. When things don’t go my way, I make sure that those around me hear of my grievances.

ODB: The Sounds of Silence

A fishing buddy of mine observed, “Shallow streams make the most noise,” a delightful turn on the old adage, “Still waters run deep.” He meant, of course, that people who make the most noise tend to have little of substance to say.The flip side of that problem is that we don’t listen well either. I’m reminded of the line in the old Simon and Garfunkel song ̶