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Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by Preacher2015, Dec 24, 2015.

  1. Preacher2015

    Preacher2015 New Member

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    Would a deacon sit under the preaching of someone who is caught in sin?
     
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  2. Deacon

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    Welcome to the forums!

    Deacons sin!, preachers sin, teachers sin.

    There is a way to approach those that sin.
    Elders are to be approached with respect.

    I'd hope the preacher would be receptive and respond appropriately to a charge of sin.

    Some great preachers have fallen, repented, and been restored.
    They've gained wisdom (and a large portion of humility) the hard way.

    Rob
     
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  3. Jerome

    Jerome Well-Known Member

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    An article yesterday:

    Pastor John Piper says people leaving their church are 'walking away from Jesus'

    [Norm Funk] "Pastor John, what would you say to this? 'I’m not walking away from Jesus, but I am done with the church. I can’t trust the leadership. I held a certain leader in high esteem. So I am not going to walk away from Jesus, but I am done with the organized aspect of church life.'"

    [John Piper] "If you do that, you are walking away from Jesus."
     
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  4. Don

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    Hopefully, the deacon uses Gal 6:1.

    But I think your question is, should a pastor caught in sin continue being a pastor?
     
  5. annsni

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    What is the sin? Is the pastor repentant? Is there an environment of discipline, instruction and restoration to go with hopeful repentance?
     
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  6. Kevin

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    Is this the same offended Deacon, and Porn watching Pastor from the OP other posts?
     
  7. Preacher2015

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    mod please delete this entire post please
     
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