Shame Kills. Conviction Builds.

Shame and conviction are not the same. Shame causes you to question your value and worth while labeling you as unlovable due to the mistake you made. Conviction calls you to a higher standard and reminds you that you are a child of God who knows better. It’s important that we don’t mask self-punishment and shame as conviction! Conviction is healthy in our walk with God, it’s the way we grow and leave behind habits of sin!

⁠Source: Moral Revolution

Don’t Isolate During the Holidays

The holidays bring so much enjoyment, excitement, and plenty of hustle & bustle. But for many, it also brings stress, loneliness, even sometimes anger and bitter feelings. I’m encouraging the guys I work with (including myself) to not isolate during the holidays. If you catch yourself hiding behind the Christmas tree (isolating), ask yourself why. What’s going on in your heart that would cause you to hide and want to be alone? The potential for unhealthy things to happen only increases when we seclude ourselves from people. As cliche as it sounds, life truly does happen best in community. Every time. This year during the holidays, make sure you place yourself around life-giving people who want the very best for your life – people who will help draw you out of yourself. Not in intoxicating, self-harmful ways. But in ways of love, truth, and righteousness.

193: Leaving Shame Behind


Shame is all to common among men & women in addiction. This week, we talk about the power of shame in our lives. But guess what? You don’t have to live with shame! Find out one of the most powerful disciplines you can begin building in to your life to help you combat shame & condemnation.

Show Notes:

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  • Final Thought of the Week: “Your future is on the other side of a battle. Your destiny is on the other side of a conflict. And the only way to win the conflict is by using what God has said over your life.” – Bill Johnson

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