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The Effects of Gossip

A lady once went to talk with her minister about her troubled conscience. After some discussion, he said that her problem was gossip. She quite often maligned people behind their back, which is clearly prohibited in Scripture. “What can I … Continue reading

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Avoiding Conflict

O.J. Simpson has just been granted parole by Nevada officials. Simpson has served 9 years in prison for his involvement in an armed heist. During his parole hearing, Simpson commented that he has lived a “conflict-free life”. Really? A lot … Continue reading

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Getting Along

There was once a preacher who could not get along with the people at his church. They couldn’t agree on anything, and the situation deteriorated to the point where the preacher decided to leave the church. He accepted a position … Continue reading

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Knights and Daze

  A knight made his regular appearance before the king to give an account of his service. He said, “Sire, I have just returned from pillaging and plundering all of your enemies to the east!”   The king countered, “But … Continue reading

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Diligent Leadership

Jim Tressel Jim Tressel has just resigned as head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes football team. The embattled coach has stepped down in the midst of a continuing wave of accusations of NCAA violations and Tressel’s own failure to … Continue reading

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Keeping the Peace

Tension was high as elected officials debated about how to run the local government. There was no consensus about how to proceed, and the discussion was getting heated. At this point, a wise, experienced former politician who was in the … Continue reading

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