“I am the vine, you are the branches…
“You can do nothing without Me” Jesus in John 15:5
Business practices actually promote using ‘the grapevine” to find out information and further business.
We’re are in the world, not of it. Let us churches curtail gossip, refuse to hear it. It takes a strong person and godly leaders.
Remember, we are to imitate Christ, not the world.
“You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them”. Matthew 20:25 (NIV)