A good gossiper is someone to whom people trust information and someone who uses that information in a responsible manner. When you discover that the person your friend is in love with has a bad reputation for being unfaithful, you tell your friend, not to hurt him, but as a warning. You discover that someone from your company doesn't work as a team and you tell other co-workers so they can try to avoid working with that colleague.
How does gossiping affect communication?Colleen Luccous2 minutes read
Gossip can isolate one person from the group or divide the team. When people gossip, they often make assumptions without realizing it and they convey more information than they think is true.
Is gossiping toxic behavior?Colleen Luccous2 minutes read
Gossip, rumors and speaking ill of others are a one-sided way of managing or creating conflict and are incredibly toxic to culture and relationships. Gossip is poisonous to any environment, but it is especially deadly to the work environment.
Does the bible say gossip is a sin?Colleen Luccous1 minute read
On the one hand, Scripture speaks strongly against gossip. So whoever knows what is right and doesn't do it is a sin for him.
What type of gossip is a sin?Colleen Luccous1 minute read
The Bible is clear that gossip is a sin and that Christians should refrain from doing so. Gossip often includes slander, mockery, and denigration.