Monthly Blog Archives: August 2017

Love Means You Sometimes Have to Say You’re Sorry

Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. James 5:16 In 1970, when Janet and I were dating, there was a popular movie called Love Story. A catchphrase from the film was, “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” Back then, for whatever reason, the sentiment sounded good, but it was wrong. In fact, love requires apologies, requests for forgiveness, and even — confession. God wants us to live in harmony. When we say and do things that hurt one […]

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