hey guys and dolls,I'm an assistant worship leader for a new young youth church in the uk! The major dilemma is that one of our worship team members is pregnant and unwed! How would you suggest that…Continue
""Jesus was merciful, but your point does not relate."
The point I was making was in reference to the quote I listed above the point. I made no mention at all about this particular situation in this post aside from the fact that the…"
"its not about throwing the book at her, its about letting her stay in ministry when she is not spiritually mature to lead others. if she has fallen into sin like this, then it didnt happen all of a sudden, the heart grows more tolerant to sin and it…"
"there may be far greater things in this world than having a child outside of marriage, but this is one the reasons why this world is falling apart.
that child will most likely grow up without a father, which will create emotional and maturity…"
"its not about her being forgiven or not forgiven by other church members.....its about her walk with the Lord and that in her present state she is not spiritually mature enough to lead others. and how do you determine whether she is ready you ask?…"
"Jesus was merciful, but your point does not relate. since the people Jesus forgave, were not in leadership. nor did He put them in leadership roles after He forgave them.
of course forgive and restore and love unconditionally. but leadership is not…"
"absolutely not. if someone has fallen in a sin like this, there is something wrong with their walk. sure they need to repent, but before they should be allowed back in leadership, they should have the spiritual maturity to lead. not just say they…"
"not a good message if its the same kind of situation. if someone is in sin,. they should step down from ministry. no questions. restore them for sure, but they should not be leading others when they are not following Christ as they are called."
"yea, she needs to step down. there needs to be some reconstruction with her walk. some proof that she is walking close to the Lord (fruits of the Spirit). and i dint mean a week out from the band. she needs to step down for like 6 months at the very…"
"it seems you have turned my post around into something it was not meant to be.
There once was a guy from my old church who sent my wife something on facebook that we were uncomfortable with and felt it was inappropriate. I saught counsel from a…"
"again I point to 1 Corinthians 5:9-13. Paul gives no provision for "extreme non responsive people." He is pretty cut and dry in regards to certain sin.
"I have written you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people -…"
"There are two parts to the woman caught in adultery story....most people only speak of Jesus not condemning the woman while they neglect the second part of the story. Jesus then told her to "go and sin no more." That second half is key.…"