How Hope Fuels the Best a Man Can Get

How Hope Fuels the Best a Man Can Get

Recently, I was thinking about my word for this year, hope, in the context of the recent controversy around the newest Gillette campaign.  If you haven’t seen it, you can view it here. There are many different view points around the message— some for and some against it.  Those who have voiced their opinions talk about what they have seen in the message.  I’ve watched the commercial multiple times. Here are two things I see:

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Why the Church Must Be a No-Shame Zone

Why the Church Must Be a No-Shame Zone

This week, we're talking about being spontaneous, and yet, here is a post about the Church and porn. Well, that's spontaneous, right? I never know when my posts for Covenant Eyes will go live and I don't always share them here, but this is a post that Craig and I both feel so passionate about—Satan uses shame in incredibly powerful ways and it is time for the Church to fight against these schemes.

Church, rise up. RISE UP.

The sins we commit in the dark, in the secret places, those are the ones Satan hones in on, where he continually speaks lies under the heavy cloak, in the deep recesses of our hearts where we shut out Light. Where can we take these sins? To Jesus, for sure. But where do we find the community that helps us in the recovery of these sins?

If the Church is just another space that heaps more shame, the Church then becomes another tool of the enemy.

This cannot be so.

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