Tag: forgiveness

  • Somehow We’re Letting The Confederate Flag Take The Spotlight

      Somehow, the Confederate flag has become a leading story. Not the nine black churchgoers killed in the Charleston Shooting, but the flag that represents a doomed rebellion on United States soil 150 years ago. In case you missed it: The families of the people murdered in Charleston publicly forgave Dylann Roof, who has confessed to the killings. […]

  • Quote of the Week: C.H. Spurgeon

    “If you are to go to Christ, do not put on your good doings and feelings, or you will get nothing; go in your sins, they are your livery. Your ruin is your argument for mercy; your poverty is your plea for heavenly alms; and your need is the motive for heavenly goodness. Go as […]

  • Grace is Everything

    I need Grace. I need it every day. I need Grace from God, and I need it at times from people. I need Grace because I’m an imperfect person who makes mistakes, even when I’m trying hard not to. God has provided me Grace through Jesus Christ, that in spite of all I have done […]

  • How Not To Become A Supervillain

    Sometimes the real world can benefit from examples in pop culture. That’s what this post is all about. The movies of 2013 have brought some classic Supervillains to the big screen. Whether you’re a fan of comic book bad guys like The Mandarin and General Zod, or love you some “KHAAANNNNN!” 2013 has been a […]

  • Good Friday: What Jesus Did

    Good Friday is the global celebration of what Jesus did by dying on the cross for humanity. But we taught our kids the whole story, that the grave of Jesus is empty, and that He overcame sin and death. They’re learning that Justice and Mercy were fully served by God forever in His death and […]

  • Stay Bitter? This Happens

    If you never forgive, and wish only for others to “get what they deserve” you will be just like Jonah. Jonah lives on through history in a very short story in the Bible as the example of how terrible and destructive bitterness can be, and how God will still accomplish his purposes without you while […]

  • Mentoring: The Top 10 Things I Learned From Bill Ferrell

    During my farewell speech at The Heights, I got too choked up to actually say some nice things about my friend and mentor, Bill Ferrell. This blog post will hopefully lay out what I wanted my people to know about him and about mentoring in general.   Mentoring doesn’t generally happen within the context of […]