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Truth Talking

Truth Talking

And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and the teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes. Rather, speaking the truth in love…  –Ephesians 4:11-15

Standing up and speaking the truth is sometimes intimidating and difficult. Often, we find push-back from fellow brothers and sisters. Fault cannot be found in the words you have said, yet, it just wasn’t “loving.” Personally, I’m no longer buying into this nonsense. I have spent countless nights replaying conversations and dwelling on attempts to censor me, and all I can find is more and more biblical proof that edifying the body is needed and necessary.