Daniel Mynyk

Three Ways We Tear Down Others

Chelsea and I shift gears to how we can find ourselves talking bad about others outside our home: extended family, neighbors, friends, coworkers, or church members. Why do we speak negatively to or about others? Envy, grudges, and competition can all make us slander people who are not the closest in our lives. What are…

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Seven Ways to Build Up Your Spouse

Chelsea and I finish our discussion of slander in marriage by giving positive alternatives to hurtful words. What are ways we can build up our spouse to avoid temptations to slander? Show kindness Allow for positive silence Display grace Use encouraging words Express a thankful attitude Forgive Intentionally make time together Scriptures Referenced: Isaiah 40:31…

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How We Can Slander Our Spouse Through Negative Silence

We can find ourselves slandering our spouse in different ways: even “silent” ways! Chelsea and I continue our discussion of slander in marriage to finish our answer to the question: What are ways we tear down our spouse? Absence Negative Silence Assuming motives. We fleshed out “Negative Silence” with how it shows up as… Avoidance/”peace…

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Why and How Slander Happens in Marriage

Slander finds its way into marriages way too easily and often. But slander doesn’t belong in words toward our spouse! Chelsea and I first give an acrostic for S-L-A-N-D-E-R, then how we should E-D-I-F-Y. Then, we answer some questions: Why do we react, respond, or talk negatively about or to our spouse? Anger Bitterness Childhood…

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Solutions to Giving and Receiving Slander

How can I avoid slandering others? How do I handle when other people slander me? Chelsea and I look at some good verses from the Bible to help us answer these questions How do I avoid slandering others? Think before you speak (Jas 1:19; Pro 13:3; 21:23; 29:11) Let your motive for speaking be to…

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