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As Christians, do we forgive, and forget when an employee fails to follow directions?

WRITTEN BY STEVE MARR
FRIDAY, 24 FEBRUARY 2017

Proverbs states, "He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses, and forsakes them will find compassion" (Proverbs 28:13 NASB).

When a staff member ignores a policy, or violates instructions, they must be confronted with the transgression. A full and complete confession must be forthcoming, along with a demonstrated change of attitude and behavior. If behavior fails to change, then an employee needs to be asked to leave. Staff must be willing to submit to appropriate authority, or discipline and order will break down. True confession is always followed by change. Keep your staff focused on this requirement, and order will improve.

In the Word

Proverbs states, "He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses, and forsakes them will find compassion" (Proverbs 28:13 NASB).

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