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As a Pastor, I Apologize When I'm Wrong

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by righteousdude2, Nov 27, 2007.

  1. righteousdude2

    righteousdude2 Well-Known Member
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    Great article about preachers and what they do when the err........I don't know how my fellow brothers in ministry work their ego, but, I learned a long, long time ago, it is far much easier to "eat spiritual crow" than argue till my lips turn blue.

    I don't have an ego about right and wrong. Many times my congregation would approach me on something I did wrong, and I showed them that I was not PERFECT, but, FORGIVEN like them, and prone to fumbling, falling, and making mistakes :BangHead: .

    I hope this helps,

    Shalom,

    Pastor Paul :type:
     
  2. TCGreek

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    What kind of a bad precedent are you setting, Saying that a pastor should admit that he is wrong. Don't you know that pastors are above and beyond reproach? Of course, this is a particular manner of speaking. :praying:
     
  3. Dr. Bob

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    Paul, I will GLADLY admit to errors ... IF I ever made one :tonofbricks:
     
  4. PASTOR MHG

    PASTOR MHG New Member

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    Once I thought I was wrong, But I was mistaken.:laugh:

    Very humbly yours,
    Max
     
  5. npetreley

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    I'm not a pastor, so I never have to apologize for anything.

    Sorry, but I couldn't resist.

    Wait, I just apologized... infinite recursion alert.
     
  6. Amy.G

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    Pastors are a humble bunch, aren't they? :laugh:
     
  7. Dr. Bob

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    Part of our spiritual gifts.

    Have you read my book, "Humility and How I Attained It"
     
  8. LeBuick

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    You got that right, errors are for laymen... Clergy make a mistake, that's like rain pouring up... Or does it go down???
     
  9. John of Japan

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    My book sold better, Dr. Bob: Humility My Way. :tongue3:
     
  10. Ulsterman

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    I told our congregation, "You may think I'm wrong, but when you get to heaven you'll find out I was right!":laugh:

    BTW Bro's Bob & John I recommend my book, "The Top Ten Greatest Soluwinners in the World...and How I Won The Other Nine."
     
  11. mcdirector

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    Bunch of silly boys . . .
     
  12. Joseph M. Smith

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    I am reminded of the old story about the fellow who was awarded a medal for his wonderful humility, but when he wore the medal they took it away from him!
     
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