An Epidemic of Moral Failure?

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By Rod Anderson , CP Cartoonist
April 10, 2014|1:02 pm
An Epidemic of Moral Failure?

 Christian leaders across the nation reacted in shock at the news over the weekend that Pastor Bob Coy, founder and leader of the 20,000-member Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale in Florida resigned because of what his church described as a moral failure. Some observers are calling the church's loss of its pastor part of an epidemic that needs to be guarded against.

"I was devastated – heart sick – this morning to open my Facebook and the top story shared by a couple ministry friends was the resignation of pastor Bob Coy due to moral failure," wrote Kentucky pastor Ron Edmondson. "I have personally dealt with near a dozen churches in the past couple years who lost a pastor due to a moral issue. One of the leaders in our denomination used the word 'epidemic' recently to describe the number of pastors who are leaving the ministry because of moral failures."

Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/is-bob-coys-resignation-as-result-of-moral-failing-part-of-an-epidemic-among-pastors-117541/

 

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