Taming the Tongue

Taming the Tongue

The following is an adapted transcript from one of Ken’s teaching series on the book of Proverbs. He also walks through this transcript in his latest Wisdom series. In this session, we are going to explore an important topic in the book of Proverbs. In the...
Watching Your Words

Watching Your Words

You can never outgrow the wisdom in the books of the Bible. Instead, every time you read them,  your understanding will increase. The book of Proverbs is no exception, particularly in its presentation of how to walk in wisdom through trusting in God and watching...
Persuasive Peacemaking

Persuasive Peacemaking

“Be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger” (James 1:19b). We would do well to heed this exhortation from James, not letting our anger control our words. After all, fools speak quickly out of the overflow of their emotion, letting rashness instead...
The Wisdom of Speaking Less

The Wisdom of Speaking Less

When it comes to words, less is better than more. The more we talk, the more likely our tongue will lead us into a trap (Proverbs 10:19). Sin likes to sneak into our lives through our lips, so a quality of the wise is to speak less often. Here are five ways to do so:...
The Art of Listening and Speaking

The Art of Listening and Speaking

The Art of Listening There is an abundance of teaching on how to speak and how to write, but when was the last time you saw a class on listening? Yet, listening is the key of good communication, and communication is key to good relationships. The book of Proverbs...