On Monday, June 17, 2013, Mark Driscoll posted a few tweets on forgiveness amid thoughts about
things like Father's Day. These tweets stand out for being a bit odd and out of place. But since they're about forgiveness, and Driscoll made a point of talking about forgiveness at the Thrive conference lately, we can revisit them.
Forgiveness is not covering up sin committed against us. If a crime is committed, you can
forgive someone & still call the cops.
10:38 AM - 17 Jun 13
Healthy transitions in relays & leadership come down to the handoff. Train up your successor.
Don't chuck the baton & storm off the track.
1:20 PM - 17 Jun 13
Forgiveness is a gift to your offender...and to yourself, freeing you up to move on with your
5:25 PM - 16 Jun 13
So if we take for conversational purposes that Driscoll says forgiveness is important, by Driscoll's own axioms on forgiveness, you can forgive someone in a way that doesn't cover up the sin they have committed against you. If a crime is committed you an forgive someone and still call the cops.
Or at least that's forgiveness according to tweets by Mark Driscoll.