“If you’re being rude to be interesting, start again. If you’re being rude to boost your ego, start again. But above all, don’t cause divisions that haven’t already been caused by heresy.”
This is of special interest to me because of a prior controversy regarding cultist Eli Soriano’s use of combative and profane language on his TV show. His supporters claim that he has authority to do so based on 1 Cor 11:1 — “Follow my example even as I follow the example of Christ.” — but his idea of “the example of Christ” seems rather selective vis-a-vis attitudes of gentleness versus “righteous” indignance.
(And yes, I played the “Jesus-is-God” card. ;)