A while back I heard an NPR show talking about addiction. They insisted that addiction was not a moral failure but a biological condition. This was very curious to me. 1,587 more words
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Any church can have a pastor or pastoral staff member who fails morally. This is simply a sad reality. But when a church or religious organization has person after person in leadership positions with moral failures (some of them repeated moral failures), you eventually have to ask, “What is it about this church or this organization that breeds this type of behavior?” At some point the problem is not personal but systemic and institutional and the church has to address it as such.
“Few Pastors Say Adultery Should Permanently Ban Them from the Pulpit”
by Bob Smietana, Facts and Trends, Christianity Today Magazine, 5/10/16.
Half of Protestant pastors say their colleagues should step down from the pulpit for a time if they are accused of misconduct. 274 more words