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Category Archives: Guilt

Regret: Lingering Reminders of Our Humanity

Regret, simply put, is lingering sadness about a moment, a season, or a series of events from the past. It is different from temporal sadness. Temporary sadness is a normal human responses to undesirable circumstances. Lingering sadness does not end and should not be the norm for a Christian. There are two ways in which bad things happen to me: (1) I make mistakes and (2) others make mistakes which impact me. Continue reading

Topics: Conflict, Forgiveness, Guilt, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Self-Control | Tags: , , ,

The Down-to-Earth Gospel for Parenting

There are so many things that I aim to impart to my children before they venture off on their own. Yet, I am convinced what they most need is the full-bodied gospel, which includes a down-to-earth theology of sin. Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Communication, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Guilt, Parenting, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , , , , , ,

The Grace of Conviction

What is the difference between condemnation and conviction? Continue reading

Topics: Faith, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Guilt, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sin | Tags: , , , , ,

Rape, Sexual Assault, and Consent

With the prevalence of sexual violence, it is important to have a clear definition of sexual assault and consent. Many victims are not sure if what happened to them was assault, and the shame and pressure to remain silent lead to a recurring cycle of traumatization. Continue reading

Topics: Fear/Worry, Guilt, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sexual Abuse, Teens, Women/Wives | Tags: , , ,

Debt Is A Lot Like Porn

In this post, I will look at six parallels between debt and pornography. As you read through these reflections, there are several ways I would want to frame your thoughts. Continue reading

Topics: Guilt, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Pornography, Sexual Purity, Temptation | Tags: , , , , , ,

Living to Please God . . . Really?

Are you ever discouraged in your walk with Christ? Do your good intentions and daily reality tend to go something like this counselee’s? 5:00 AM BEEP . . . BEEP . . . BEEP . . . BEEP. Get up. … Continue reading

Topics: Anger, Christian Living, Guilt, People in Need of Care, Sanctification, Sin, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Forgiveness for Moms Who Fail

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 … Continue reading

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