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Sticky situation

Discussion in 'Pastoral Ministries' started by abcgrad94, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. abcgrad94

    abcgrad94 Active Member

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    Say friends of yours ask you to come preach for a function, in this case, a New Year's Eve service. Then you find out the pastor told the church they wouldn't have the service because he didn't want to preach one, but the men went ahead and scheduled it anyway and found other men to preach instead.

    What if you didn't know about the conflicting opinions? Would you come preach for them? Would you talk to the pastor first? Your thoughts, please.

    By the way, my dh was asked, but declined since we already had plans at our own church that night. At the time, we did not know there was a conflict between the other pastor and church members at the other church. We found out later.
     
  2. InHisGrip

    InHisGrip New Member

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    Sounds like a snake pit to me. Glad God got him out of that little ditty.
     
  3. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    Are you referring to a snake pit as figuratively or literally? :smilewinkgrin:

    I suppose if a good friend of mine asked me to preach at a church, I wouldn't have even have thought to ask him about the pastor. Now, I suppose I would ask....
     
  4. Hardsheller

    Hardsheller New Member

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    NEVER - NEVER - NEVER agree to PREACH in another church without the express consent of the PASTOR.

    DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WOULD HAVE OTHERS DO UNTO YOU.
     
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