Forgiving in a Grievant Culture

In this episode, Gary Wilkerson and Joshua West talk about how popular culture understands forgiveness, how the church has historically misunderstood forgiveness and how the Bible talks about forgiveness in a nuanced way.

Why Is Forgiveness So Hard?

This week, John Bailey and Mark Renfroe talk about the process of forgiveness even when forgiveness feels impossible.

Dream Killers and Dream Feeders

Claude Houde joins the Gary Wilkerson Podcast for the final installment of their conversation on living out God’s dream for your life.

The Great and Terrible Command

World Challenge Staff

God’s order for us to forgive those who harm us can feel unbearable to obey at times, but they are worse consequences if we ignore his commands.

Gary Leon Ridgway was a truck factory worker and a rigidly religious man, but in 2003, he would become known for something else altogether.

Simmering Bitterness

David Wilkerson (1931-2011)

Americans seem to have a habit of using cooking terms to describe emotions. For example, an upset person is described as steamed and an angry person is referred to as being boiling mad.

Think of the angry, accusing words that Joseph’s brothers leveled at him. Satan prompted those words because he wanted Joseph to hold on to bitterness and spend years stewing in the juices of anger, revenge and hatred. Thank God, Joseph laid it all down — he didn’t allow it to simmer!