Make a Donation
You are here: Home Explore Tag: Shame

Posts tagged “Shame”

Filter:
Life’s Challenges

Temporary shame

While shame is a good thing (Jeremiah 6:15), God doesn’t want it to last too long. Just ask Eve. A few summers ago, I…

Bible 101

3 essential verses if you feel ashamed

If you frequently feel shame, that humiliation over your sins that makes you feel like you don’t belong and that you need to hide,…

Depression & Anxiety

Better than a second chance

In the past, it was easy for me to feed into my fears about entering the public ministry, especially since serving God’s people was…

Living My Faith

Shame is an essential worker

This might seem odd to say, but shame is an essential worker in the kingdom of God. If the sinful actions that came from…

Friends & Family

What are you ashamed of?

Is there anything that you are ashamed of? Apparently, my oldest daughter could answer that question emphatically. I was parked with our family minivan…

Who is God?

What’s gone is gone

Once while snorkeling, I adjusted my mask and knocked out an earring. It spiraled down to the ocean floor, where it was quickly covered…

Social Issues

Jesus was pro (every) life

Have you ever considered how shockingly pro (every) life our Savior was? Think back two thousand years about whom and how and how much…

Bible 101

Naked & no shame

It is the kind of verse that makes children snicker. Or it makes groomsmen giggle. Maturity doesn’t always accompany age. “Adam and his wife…

Who is God?

Can I have your attention?

Before smartphones and Facebook, humans could focus on something for at least 15 seconds before our minds began to wander.  Today, researchers say that…

Bible 101

A hole and the whole

Recently, our 16-year-old son got his first phone. (Yes, we lean slightly toward the old-school way of life. . . . We also still…

Social Issues

Your problems are not outside of you

For the past 30 years or so, the self-esteem movement has preached one message: You are wonderful just the way you are. That sounds…

Living My Faith

Jesus bridged the gap

Have you ever heard of the Mackinac Bridge? It’s an architectural marvel that connects the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan. Opened in 1957,…