Ask a Pastor Column
Presenting biblical answers to tough questions
September 14, 2023
Q: If I disapprove of someone’s lifestyle aren’t I being judgmental?
A: Properly responding to the sins of other people is a delicate balancing act, particularly in today’s atmosphere of hypersensitivity. While Christians are sometimes required to share the truth about sin with others, the sins we ought to be the most aware of and concerned about are our own (I Timothy 1:15)! If we are going to avoid the pitfalls of hypocrisy, condemnation and self-righteousness we must examine ourselves carefully in three areas.
First, we must have the right ethics, which we draw from the pages...