Introduction – Shameful abuses of power1This is a revision of a blog I wrote in November 2021. I seek to provide greater biblical clarity in response to helpful feedback I […]
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Lessons Learned from a Fallen Pastor
Introduction (by Jim Newheiser) Recently, the BCC presented a blog about “Helping Adult Victims of Clergy Sexual Abuse,” authored by Caroline Newheiser along with an anonymous victim. A fallen pastor […]
Learning from King David's Failure
We were shocked last week when we heard that Charles had been caught in a pattern of adultery and deceit and had been removed from office. How could such a thing happen to a man who seemed to have it all together, who had successfully passed through the temptations of his younger years, who seemed to have everything a minister could want? Does this mean that his entire ministry had been a lie? Are the books, articles and tapes he produced worthless? Or did something happen to take a man who had been qualified and used of God and ruin him?
Caring in Cases of Adultery
Adultery is something that many of us will have to deal with in one way or another in the church. The gospel gives great hope in these difficult situations. The […]