A fundamental character trait of good leaders is humility. However, the church continues to create more James MacDonalds, James Bakkers, Mark Driscolls, Bill Hybels, Jerry Falwell Jrs....etc.
Marsha sought help from church leaders for 22 years. They didn't think that was long enough to live with an abusive husband. The church's theology of divorce is hurtful and unbiblical.
I learned from it that my relationship with Christ needs to be what gives me the confidence and satisfaction rather than my relationships with the pastor, or church
Margo served her Senior Pastor well. Too bad he was a wolf in sheep's clothing.
Offering grace does not necessarily mean overlooking toxicity. Accountability is a pearl to be offered.
Does Matthew 18 apply to the confrontation of an abuser?
“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. To one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also, and from one who takes away your cloak do not withhold your tunic either." Luke 6:27-29 … Continue reading Belly to Belly, Cheek for Cheek