Pride: A Virtue All Underdogs Can Embrace

Pride: A Virtue All Underdogs Can Embrace

LGBTQ+ rights aside, the word pride has never held much of a good reputation within Christianity. Pride is named among the “seven deadly sins” or “capital vices,” and of all seven, theologians have often said pride takes the cake and is the deadliest of them. Pride,...
U21 | Beware Judgment Trap When Decrying Injustice

U21 | Beware Judgment Trap When Decrying Injustice

I came to a revelation recently; I have a judgment problem. I do not so much have a problem when it comes to those on the margins or those who many Christians most often judge, but I have a judgement problem against conservatives. I am a senior at Liberty University...

Keeping Pride at Bay Can Be Tricky

Many Scripture passages condemn pride. Proverbs is filled with warnings about pride. For example, Proverbs 16:5 says, “The Lord detests all the proud of heart” and Proverbs 16:18 says, “Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a...

Recognizing Subtler Forms of Pride in Your Life

One of the wonderful features of young children is their emotional honesty. They don’t hide their feeling or wants. They have no subtlety. When they want something, they simply demand it. They holler. They cry. They snatch things from each other. And they...