(F. Dean. Hackett) “Does it really matter? I mean, God loves me and He forgives me. So it doesn’t really matter.” So went the conversation with a young man and woman. They professed faith in Christ and were fairly active in church attendance. They did not understand why it was a big deal that they were sexually active outside of marriage. After all, God is a loving God. He forgives us when we do wrong. Why make a big deal out of sin?

“Pastor, you spend too much time focusing on repentance and people confessing their sin. When people come to the altar, we should just be speaking blessing into their life and declaring over them the good things God has for them and not focus on sin and repentance.” Such was the conversation of a couple with their pastor. READ MORE