Getting to the h(e)art of forgiveness

It’s happened again. Another celebrity has been subjected to Internet mob justice. Comedian Kevin Hart was recently invited to host the 2019 Academy Awards. Predictably, masses of people began scrolling through records of everything Hart had ever said or written to find dirt on…

Repentance: Six special ingredients

One of the most important distinctives of true Christianity is repentance. William Plumer (1759–1850) once wrote that “repentance belongs exclusively to the religion of sinners. It has no place in the exercises of unfallen creatures…. The wickedness of the human heart makes it necessary.”…

Lies, half-truths and repentance

Back in April this year, an Internet evangelist recorded a conversation with a Florida-based baker, in which he asked her to bake a cake displaying the words, “We do not support gay marriage.” The baker refused to do so and quickly hung up. The…