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...