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After the Fall

Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay, and cost you more than you want to pay. - Ravi Zacharias.

In the wake of revelations regarding popular Christian leaders, the cries for “accountability “and “transparency” have been almost deafening. But as we mourn the trauma suffered by victims and survivors all over the world, it is vital that we take steps toward ending a church culture that allows sin to fester and wreak havoc rather than be put to death (Romans 8:13). That is to say, addressing the roots of the issue are as important as condemning the rotten fruit.

To the above quotation on Sin by the controversial figure, Ravi Zacharias, this writer would replace the word sin with shame. And shame silences not just the well-established leaders with a reputation to protect but also leaders-to-be. Young people who, at this very moment, are maturing i