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7 Reasons Why High-Profile Leaders Like Tullian Tchividjian Fail

„Within weeks, two of my heroes have fallen from grace, and some of my friends in pastoral ministry have taken detours in their destiny as well. Moral failings among leaders are becoming an epidemic. No one is beyond the reach of Satan’s grasp. Although I’m disappointed, my faith is not shaken because only Christ should be placed on a pedestal.

Why do they fall? They fall for the same reason that all Christians fall. Each of us are drawn away by our own evil desires and enticed…”Read more>>
Source: Charisma News

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Din categoria Decadere spirituala, Pastoratie

Pharaoh in the Church: Pastors Must Stop Using People to Build Kingdoms of Man

„God is looking for leaders who are humble, broken and driven by the fear of the Lord not the fear of looking like failures to their peers. We must be a people who trust God fully.

It’s sad how much competition between churches there is today—as each pastor is working hard to keep „their people” and build their kingdoms…”Read more>>
Source : Charisma News

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Din categoria Ambition and Power

How to Kill Your Church in 5 Easy Steps

„The following is based on experiences I’ve had with churches I’ve consulted with in more than 20 years of service in ministry. Over that time, I have become convinced that we have perfected the pathology by which we can accelerate the decline and eventual demise of a local church.

I’ve seen the following happen in different orders, with different emphases, and I can guarantee that if you implement these five things, you will be pushing the nuclear button on your congregation.

I’ve seen it happen enough times, and western evangelicalism has developed habits that have perfected this approach.

1. Perpetually send an unclear sound. Make sure that key leaders remain clueless, and divided, when it comes to the identity, purpose, vision and direction of the church…”Read the full article here

Source : Church Leaders

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Din categoria Biserica/The Church, Pastoratie