Should We Forgive & Forget Mark Sanford?

Lewis B. Smedes said: “Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.” It is a virtue in our society to forgive; and it is becoming an increasingly rare thing to see. The saying goes like this: “Forgive & forget.” I’ve heard that axiom over and over again throughout the course of my young life. Forgive and forget. When someone Read more […]

Mark Sanford Should Stay Away From Politics

Ex-South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford destroyed both his family and his political career by carrying on an affair with an Argentine woman. So now he wants back in—and he is making his “learning about forgiveness” a selling point in his “apology” campaign for Congress. This whole thing stinks. Christians need to stay away from it. Here’s why: There is always a two-fold issue before voters about a candidate: (1) Where does the candidate stand on issues?; and (2) Can I trust the candidate Read more […]