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111: How to Avoid Poisonous Gossip in Your Life

Gossip is one of those things these days that is so common in relationships, in our conversations and in our cultural experience, that we hardly even notice it anymore. In this episode of Lifeschool, Caesar will share why gossip is pure poison. You’ll also discover 3 ways to crush gossip before it gets started.

An ancient Proverb in the Hebrew scriptures says, “Whoever goes about slandering or gossiping reveals secrets, but he or she who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing covered.” Proverbs 11:13.

We often have the opportunity to defend others, build or re-build trust or avoid relational weirdness before it starts. Will we fall victim to gossip or avoid it like the plague it is?

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • 7 reasons that gossip is poison and should be avoided at all costs
  • A definition of gossip that will rock you and immediately help you avoid it
  • 3 ways to crush gossip before it starts…or after you’ve gossiped
  • How to build trust amongst your friends, peers and co-workers
  • Why advocating for others and squashing gossip is a picture and demonstration of what Jesus is like.

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avoid gossip in your life

If a conversation you’re in turns toward gossip, remember, you don’t have to participate in it. In this episode you’ll find the tools and perspective you need to move beyond gossip and transform relationships.

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Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode: 

Free Download of the Big 3 For Episode #111

Caesar Kalinowski’s Website and Blog with Loads of Resources

Missio Publishing – More Missional Books and Resources

2 Comments

  1. Kelley on 05/11/2017 at 12:53 PM

    I’ve done it, it’s been done to me! Only creates problems and pain NOT the solution!!

    • Caesar Kalinowski on 05/13/2017 at 9:33 AM

      I’m with you sister. Thanks for listening and for your comments!

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