Book Interview: Resisting Gossip

Coming up this week I will be interviewing Matthew C. Mitchell on this book on the Confessing Our Hope podcast..  An important topic!Resisting Gossip Resisting Gossip: Winning the War of the Wagging Tongue; CLC Publications 2013WorldCatLibraryThingGoogle BooksBookFinder 

Editorial Reviews


With clarity and the precision of a spiritual physician, Matt cuts deep into the cancerous disease that produces words that hurt and defame. Not only will this book help you keep your tongue in check, but it will also be a helpful navigational tool in guiding your speech toward the joyful discipline of using words to help and heal others to the glory of God! Put the principles of this book into practice, and you, your family, friends and colleagues will all be better off! –Dr. Joseph M. Stowell, president of Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, MichiganGossip is a spark that starts countless relational fires every day. Matt provides practical, biblical guidance on how believers can reduce this insidious problem by bringing their tongues under the lordship of Christ. –Ken Sande, president of Relational Wisdom 360, Billings, Montana

In Resisting Gossip experienced pastor Matt Mitchell skillfully tackles one of the most overlooked and destructive sins within the church. Dr. Mitchell s wise, biblical approach carefully defines gossip (no one excluded here!) and gets to the heart of both the causes and cures of this problem. Full of scriptural insight, practical examples and thoughtful questions for group discussion, this one-of-a-kind book aims to do nothing less than transform the way we speak to and about one another. Whether you are a perpetrator of gossip or a victim of gossip (invariably both!), you will surely find tangible help and Christ-centered hope in its pages. –Michael R. Emlet, M.Div., M.D., counselor and faculty member at the Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation (CCEF), Glenside, Pennsylvania, author of CrossTalk: Where Life and Scripture Meet

About the Author

Pastor of Lanse Evangelical Free Church in Lanse, PA, since 1998, Mitchell received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Westminster Theological Seminary in Biblical Counseling under the leadership of the faculty of the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF).
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  1. October 9, 2013    

    Looking forward to our conversation!

  2. October 11, 2013    

    Bill, thanks for your time on and off of the tape. I really enjoyed it. Blessings on you and yours.


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