Post tagged with forgiveness
January 18th, 201302:16 PM ETHere’s a question for you, what if Lance Armstrong walked into your church service this weekend? Greg Locke, pastor of Global Vision Church in Tennessee, may shock and challenge you with his answer. ...
December 13th, 201211:30 PM ETBy Paul Tautges Since self-centered pride is the heart-problem behind an unforgiving spirit, the remedy is humility and others-focused love. We need to humble ourselves before those whom we have wronged as well as those who have wronged us. We must clothe ourselves “with humility toward one another, for ‘God opposes the proud but gives grace t...
May 08th, 201202:18 PM ETBy Wade Burleson Last Thursday afternoon I received a call while in my office at Emmanuel Enid. One of our secretaries buzzed in and said, "I have a man on the phone who claims to be the father of the young girl abused by Tom White and he wishes to speak to you." My heart skipped a beat. Earlier in the week I had felt impressed to write an open le...
The Sin and Suicide of 'Voice of the Martyrs' Ex. Director Tom White: An Open Letter to the Young Girl He AbusedMay 07th, 201202:31 PM ETBy Wade Burleson Dear Tabitha, When I heard about the self-inflicted death of your abuser, I felt compelled to write you this open letter. The only thing I know about you comes from the Voice of the Martyrs media release and the police department report in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Both describe you as "a young girl." They also said that your ...
May 04th, 201211:53 PM ETBy Abby Lewis Please allow me to share part of my journey when God truly began to reveal to me the importance of forgiving myself, asking for forgiveness and forgiving others. My Journey Once I recognized the destruction in my life, I knew that I didn’t want to be a hurt person hurting people anymore. I wanted to be free! I cried out to God fo...
March 08th, 201203:51 PM ETBy Robert Jones In my twenty-five years of pastoral ministry, I don't think I have met a mom, including a preschool mom, who feels like she has done a good enough job. Most mothers labor under the weight of guilt—of frustrated ideals, imperfect performance, and deficient production. The laundry remains undone; story books unread, and tempers...
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