Wicked Good: The Discipline of Repentance

When we hear the word "repent," many of us immediately think of street preachers and televangelists shouting about God’s wrath and judgment. Maybe even some of us think of our own experiences in the church - moments when we’ve felt shamed for our choices or thoughts or habits. And yet, we cannot escape the fact that, according to Scripture, repentance is a necessary part of experiencing God at work in our midst. So that begs the question: what does “repentance” actually mean?