The Lost Art of Apology

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All of us have been hurt at one time or another by someone, and an insincere or insufficient apology leaves us even more discouraged. Our world overflows with public and private examples of poor apologies in politics, sports, business, church, and personal arenas.  Media critics demonstrate their own inability to distinguish a poor apology from The Lost Art of Apology

Shame Wears a Mask

(This post is from a previous blog posted on ACAC’s blog posts in 2014.) I recently asked someone how an event went for her—she had told me about an upcoming speech she was to give, and had had some anxiety about it. She replied, “Oh, I don’t know.  Some people seemed to like it.”  With further discussion, Shame Wears a Mask

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

As I typed the title, the song started in my head. I apologize if it’s now lodged in yours. The Apostle Paul, in his second letter to the church in Corinth, reminds us that we have been given the ministry of reconciliation.  Some may view this ministry as evangelistic, or some may see it as Why Can’t We Be Friends?