The Art of Holding Back

Many believers see themselves as truth-tellers, and well we should. The Bible demands that we speak in truth and in honesty and authenticity at all times, concealing nothing and without dissembling; that is, by the way, precisely why it’s wrong for me to tell those white lies. But many believers also believe that truth-telling means “saying how you feel about everything at all times, no matter how hurtful or cruel, whether asked or unasked.” And that is not what Biblical truth-telling is. [Click title to read more.]

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Empathy Is Not A Dirty Word

When we engage in empathy we get closer to a real understanding of someone; we get a peek into who they are and what their soul is like. And it is from that beginning that we can build a relationship with someone, and also – perhaps most importantly – understand how it is that we can serve them and show them the love of Christ. [Click title to read more.]

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