August 13, 2016
Should Christians Forgive No Matter What?
Should Christians forgive someone even if he's not sorry? Or does true forgiveness require repentance and a desire to reconcile? This Saturday, on Up For Debate
, Julie Roys will explore this issue with Chris Brauns, a pastor who believes forgiveness requires repentance, and Remy Diederich who believes it does not. Listen and join this challenging discussion, this Saturday at 11 a.m. Central Time, on Up For Debate
IN THIS EPISODE
Chris Brauns is the pastor at The Red Brick Church in Stillman Valley, IL. Chris has also written several books, including "Unpacking Forgiveness: Biblical Answers for Complex Questions and Deep Wounds." Chris received a BA in chemistry from Central College in Pella, IA and an MBA from the University of Northern Iowa. Before pastoring, Chris worked in product development in medical diagnostics for Bayer. After leaving the corporate world, Chris graduated from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree and received a Doctor of Ministry degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Jamie, have four children.
Remy Diederich is the founding and lead pastor of Cedarbrook Church in western Wisconsin. He is the author of three books: Healing the Hurts of Your Past, STUCK, and Out of Exile. Remy is also the spirituality consultant at Arbor Place Treatment Center. He hold a Masters of Theology from Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota.