He was featured and promoted by many Christian groups and churches as he preached his "cure homosexuality" message. In May 2010 Rekers employed a male prostitute as a travel companion for a two-week vacation in Europe. Rekers denied any inappropriate conduct and suggestions that he was gay.
Carnal Desires: These are inherent human desires that often cause one to act on what the flesh desires, rather than what one believes to be the right action.
The difficulty level of the belief system: If one's belief standards of right and wrong are higher than what is humanly possible, then their actions are obviously not going to be consistent with their beliefs.
He claimed that I was more concerned about her than I was her children.
Given the emphasis of this blog, I believe he was mistaken but I knew a denial would not amount to anything but further accusations.
They have strong convictions but do not always follow through.
Causes for this type of hypocrisy will be discussed later.
“It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.” ― Noël Coward, Blithe Spirit link link A few days ago, Phil Johnson, Executive Pastor of Grace to You, John Mac Arthur's ministry called me a "hypocrite." You can read a bit about the conflagration in this post A Response to Phil Johnson by Dr Rich Poupard, an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon.
I wasn't 100% sure why he thought that way but I guess it was because I was claiming that he should not have spoken ill of a women who had been abused.
They are often people pleasers with weak convictions.
Uncertainty of Beliefs: If you are not 100% certain in what you believe, then your actions are not likely to be consistent with your beliefs 100% of the time.
Tchividjian convincingly shows that Christianity is not about good people getting better.