Communities that love the truth will need to fight the tendency to self-deception. People who want to be good are most vulnerable. This clip is from Dr. Christine Pohl’s session on Truthfulness in the seminar “Cultivating Community and Worship: Practices that Define and Sustain Us” at the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies in June 2016.

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Listen to the entire session on Truthfulness: Living and Loving the Truth [32:38] (Download)

Overview: Choosing truthfulness in a culture of spin and exaggeration is difficult, and yet living and loving the truth are central to following Jesus. Learning to speak the truth in love is fundamental to building good communities and relationships, but often we struggle with the particular applications of this important practice.
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