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This Christmas, Forgive Past Hurts

This time of year, my office is flooded with phone calls from people whose holidays have been affected by deep unresolved relationship wounds.  Often, they are caused by conflicts that happened years ago.  You know, most arguments and conflicts aren’t about the immediate topic, but about old pains, and family and love and all those things can c...

12 21 2017

I Yelled, Then Repented: Here’s How My Kids Responded

In our home we repent.  Every night.  We ask God to enlighten our conscience, we pause, and then there’s a moment where someone can say, “I did such and such today to you, will you forgive me?”  The answer is not, “its ok,” but, “I forgive you.” This daily act of humility doesn’t always go well, but by and large it does.  My ...

12 12 2017

Four Truths We Need to Tell About Forgiveness

Forgiveness is absolutely central to our faith.  Most of us know this and simply take it as a given.  But we must remember that forgiveness is not commonplace.  Many who have been wronged bear a heavy burden of bitterness, and those who have wronged them bear a crippling sense of shame.  At root, this is a spiritual problem, and it’s a proble...

10 05 2017

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