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Q & R with Greg Albrecht – “How can I show love and compassion without condoning specific behavior?”

Question: My cousin had a child out of wedlock. Some time after the birth, my family had a baby shower for her. My father, who is Christian, did not feel it was right for him to attend due to the fact that the baby was born out of wedlock, and believed his attendance would only show that he tolerated this behavior. However, at the same time my father attended a funeral for a close friend of the family who committed suicide. I feel that he should have given the same support that he gave to a friend of the family to my cousin. I hate to compare and contrast sins, but isn’t it rather hypocritical of him? Response: Your question seems ...