Monthly Archives: December 2018

Kiss Goodbye to “I Kissed Dating Goodbye”

Peacemaking includes being able to admit being wrong. So stories of people who publicly acknowledge being wrong are encouraging and instructive. Recently, author Joshua Harris has acknowledged that the popular book he wrote some twenty years ago, I Kissed Dating Goodbye, was not only naïve but in some cases caused harm, and asked his publisher […]

When You Should Not Say You’re Sorry

Interesting blog by Amy Sereday recently on regarding apologies: sometimes, saying “I’m sorry” is not the best thing to say. Some people over-use “I’m sorry,” as if they’re apologizing for things for which they’re actually not sorry and indeed may have no control over. Her example was saying you’re sorry after receiving unfair or […]

I Apologize for Being 14

Shortly after winning the Heisman Trophy this weekend, football player Kyler Murray issued an apology for tweets he had written a few years ago, that were considered by some as “anti-gay.” Here’s Murray’s apology: “I apologize for the tweets that have come to light tonight from when I was 14 and 15. I used a […]

For the Sins of Our Fathers

Can  we apologize for the sins of our grandfathers and grandmothers? Should we? The answers to both questions was “yes” at a lawyers conference in Berlin this fall. Brent McBurney, president and CEO of Advocates International, reports the amazing work that God did during the gathering of Christian lawyers from across Europe. The conference, “50 Nations […]