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More Revelations Re: Former Celebrity Pastor Carl Lentz - Divorce Minister
“‘It was more than one affair, they were significant. And at least some bad moral behavior had gone back historically, but not necessarily those affairs,’ Houston said in the recording obtained by DailyMail.com.” -Josh Boswell in “EXCLUSIVE: Listen to Hillsong founder accuse disgraced pastor Carl Lentz of having ‘more than one affair’ and exhibiting ‘general … Continue reading “More Revelations Re: Former Celebrity Pastor Carl Lentz”
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Andy Savage, clergy sexual abuser, loses marriage book contract. - Divorce Minister
The Ridiculously Good Marriage, a planned book by Memphis-area, megachurch, Pastor Andy Savage, was recently cancelled by Bethany House (link here). This is good news in my opinion. This publishing house made this decision following recent news that Andy Savage sexually assaulted a teenager while he was her youth pastor twenty years ago. I am encouraged to … Continue reading “Andy Savage, clergy sexual abuser, loses marriage book contract.”
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Sexually compromised leaders at a church formerly The Village Church - Plano Campus - Divorce Minister
“I was recently contacted by someone who informed me that VERY BAD things have gone on over at Citizens Church Plano (formerly The Village Church-Plano Campus) which involved the campus pastor, Hunter Hall, and the worship pastor, Isaac Wimberley. It all goes back to 2016, when Hunter committed adultery with a woman in the church…but the … Continue reading “Sexually compromised leaders at a church formerly The Village Church – Plano Campus”
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Only 27 Percent of Protestant Pastors Believe "Adultery" Permanently Disqualifying! - Divorce Minister
Now the overseer is to be above reproach, faithful to his wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach…. -I Timothy 3:2, NIV (Emphasis mine) LifeWay Research just published a study on Protestant pastor views on restoration of pastors after committing “adultery.” The results are not so surprising to me. Only 27% are willing to … Continue reading “Only 27 Percent of Protestant Pastors Believe “Adultery” Permanently Disqualifying!”
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Polygamy in the Bible and Cheaters - Divorce Minister
He [King Solomon] had 700 wives of royal birth and 300 concubines. And in fact, they did turn his heart away from the LORD. -I Kings 11:3, NLT An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach…. -I Timothy 3:2, NASB [emphasis mine] What about all that polygamy in … Continue reading “Polygamy in the Bible and Cheaters”
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Willow Creek Elders and Lead Pastor Resigns Over Bill Hybels Fiasco - Divorce Minister
Yet an elder needs to be one who is without blame before others. -I Timothy 3:2a, TPT Last night, an article in Christianity Today outlined that the Willow Creek Church leaders took a big step forward to finally addressing the Bill Hybels situation with godliness. The article is: “Willow Creek Elders and Pastor Heather Larson Resign over … Continue reading “Willow Creek Elders and Lead Pastor Resigns Over Bill Hybels Fiasco”
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Pastor Matt Chandler Put On Indefinite Leave Over Inappropriate Communications - Divorce Minister
So a church leader must be a man whose life is above reproach. -I Timothy 3:2a, NLT Pastor Matt Chandler was placed on leave because of his online behavior. In particular, his DMing of a married woman was considered. Here’s a statement from The Village Church leadership: “We are strong proponents of brothers and sisters … Continue reading “Pastor Matt Chandler Put On Indefinite Leave Over Inappropriate Communications”
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Fall From Grace: Ravi Zacharias and Clergy Sexual Abuse - Divorce Minister
Now the overseer is to be above reproach, faithful to his wife…. -1 Timothy 3:2a, NIV Growing up, I admired the late Ravi Zacharias as an intellectual hero of the Christian faith. In high school and my undergraduate years, I would regularly listen to his radio broadcasts as he presented a “brainy” Christianity. For someone … Continue reading “Fall From Grace: Ravi Zacharias and Clergy Sexual Abuse”
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Hospitality: for All Women, for All of Life - Emmanuel Baptist Church
Guest post by Aimee Hutchison. See part one of this series here. There's no doubt that women have a particular gifts and strengths when it comes to hospitality. We do bring something unique to the table—literally! God created us to be caring and nurturing in particular ways, and these traits shine in environments of hospitality.
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Hospitality: for All Women, for All of Life - Emmanuel Baptist Church
Guest post by Aimee Hutchison. See part one of this series here. There's no doubt that women have a particular gifts and strengths when it comes to hospitality. We do bring something unique to the table—literally! God created us to be caring and nurturing in particular ways, and these traits shine in environments of hospitality.
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