The Corner

Pastor Doesn’t Preach

“In the 32-year history of Focus on the Family, we have offered

> prayer, counseling and resource assistance to tens of thousands of

> parents and children in the same situation the Palins find themselves

> in. We have always encouraged the parents to love and support their

> children and always advised the girls to see their pregnancies

> through, even though there will of course be challenges along the way.

> That is what the Palins are doing and they should be commended for

> once again not just talking about their pro-life and pro-family

> values, but in living them out even in the midst of trying circumstances.

>

> “Being a Christian does not mean you’re perfect. Nor does it mean that

> your children are perfect. But it does mean that there is forgiveness

> and restoration when we confess our imperfections to the Lord. I’ve

> been the beneficiary of that forgiveness and restoration in my own

> life countless times, as I’m sure the Palins have.”

>

> “The media is already trying to spin this as evidence that Gov. Palin

> is a ‘hypocrite,’ but all it really means is that she and her family are human.

> They are in my prayers and those of millions of Americans.”

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