Straight Talk on Spiritual Wealth
We don’t value smallness—in the church, outside the church, etc. We value strength, influence, talents, ability, money. But there are some aspects of God’s grace that we can’t know outside of real vulnerability. There are some graces that are reserved for the weak and the broken.
Slander is violence, verbal violence. It diminishes the social capital of people. You bring them down in the minds and hearts of others. You encourage people to withdraw from them. Not only that, slander assaults the soul. Jesus qualifies all slander as the devil’s work(Rev. 2:9)