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Pastor, Why Are You Hiding?
Sin-management strategies rarely work. It’s time to risk moving out from the shadows.
What the Kavanaugh Saga Says About Our View of Sin
Our political loyalties often prevent us from thinking biblically about the human condition.
A Letter to the Church on Moral Failure and Misconduct
This is a very hard season for the church in America, and frankly, a season in which many cannot yet see the end in sight.
Jackie Hill Perry: I Loved My Girlfriend—but God Loved Me More
How an epiphany about the wages of my sin opened the door for his cleansing light.
With Sexual Sin, Truth and Mercy Triumph over Judgment
What I've learned from both sides of a hard conversation.
I Grew Up in a Ministry Family—and I Hated It
But as I poured out my anger on the world, Jesus was waiting to pour out his perfect love.
Karen Swallow Prior: Sin Is Like Walking in Front of a Bus
What my recent accident taught me about repentance.
I Discipled a Murderer
When people don't change, are our efforts in vain?
Lord, Have Mercy on 67% of Us
A Lenten research roundup of what Americans think of sin.
No Lie: Americans Still Ascribe to the Ten Commandments
Survey ranks the Bible’s Big 10 on relevance, and looks at the morality of nine kinds of lies.
Why God Still Works Through Fools Like Samson Subscriber access only
The deeply flawed Old Testament “hero” was set apart for a very specific purpose.
As a New Age Enthusiast, I Fancied Myself a Free Spirit and a Good Person Subscriber access only
Then a strange dream, an old friend, and a disturbing psalm woke me up to reality.
Evangelical Christians Are Sick
The movement is driven by a painful awareness that the heart—each of our hearts—is desperately wicked.
What to Make of Karl Barth’s Steadfast Adultery
Do the recent revelations discredit his theology?
Sexual Addiction Destroyed My Pastorate
Exposing the truth was just the first step to redemption.
The Cynic’s Guide to Sin Subscriber access only
We’re not surprised when people fail us. But should we be?
The Centuries-Old Habits of the Heart
How our accomodation of sin found us out in Charlottesville.
Two-Thirds of Americans Admit They Are Sinners
Most agree with Romans 3:23, but disagree on what to do about it.
Why Moral Failure Happens When Ministry Is Going Great
7 characteristics of success that can lead to adultery.
The Strange Encouragement of the Church’s Appalling History Subscriber access only
The lives of our greatest heroes often undermined the gospel they so eloquently preached.