The Twisted Mind of a Fallen Pastor

Tweet When a pastor falls from ministry, it wasn’t a decision he made overnight. The sin of adultery takes root some time before a fall and if not addressed, sinks its teeth in and grapples the heart fully and without letting go. It’s a difficult thing to understand the twisted mind of a fallen pastor. If you’ve ever approached a… Read more »

Confessions of a Fallen Pastor

Tweet What happens when a pastor commits adultery? Is his life over? Does he lose his calling? Does God forsake him? Or is he suddenly free to live the life he always wanted to live? Like anything else in the world, there are two extremes of thinking on the topic and I’ve found both extremes to be full of error…. Read more »

Are Women More Sensitive To Sin?

Tweet I’ve noticed a trend in the past six years of doing this ministry. I often get emails from people who are committing adultery and are feeling guilty about it. The couple¬†committing adultery are typically made up of a pastor and a woman he knows from his staff, a church member, or a family friend. Overwhelmingly, when a member of… Read more »

Could Your Church Handle Ministry Failure?

Tweet It is my strong belief that most churches and leaders are not ready to handle the failure of a church leader. But even before that happens, I believe that it can and should be prevented. This video is an invitation to church leaders, associational missionaries, church members, pastors and anyone who wants to prevent ministry failure in their churches…. Read more »

Why Does Mark Driscoll Get a Second Chance?

Tweet According to reports, Mark Driscoll has started a new church in Phoenix after resigning his job as head pastor of Mars Hill church almost a year ago. Driscoll resigned for several reasons including allegations of plagiarism, alleged bullying of staff and was often criticized for his aggressive pastoring style. Well, he’s back. So why does Mark Driscoll get a… Read more »

The Holiday Funk, Pastors & Adultery

Tweet It’s a time of year where I get an increase in traffic on my site. During the holidays, crises come. I think even seasonal depression can set in and have a tremendous impact on pastors and church members. The Christmas¬†season brings change to a lot of people. For many, it’s a time of transition. During this season, tragedy can… Read more »

3 Ways to Respond to Anger

Tweet At some point, we are all going to tick someone off. Most of the people I deal with in this ministry have made someone angry as a consequence of their sin. I did. I learned fairly quickly that when people are angry with you because of your sin, it’s often best to just show them grace and let them… Read more »

Being Clear About the Sin of Adultery

Tweet I get new visitors to this site every day. Because of that, people will read one blog post and might take this whole ministry out of context depending on what article they read or what mood they happen to be in when they read it. I’ve gotten email messages from, “So it’s okay to commit adultery?” to “You realize… Read more »

Marriage is Like Krispy Kreme

Tweet One of my favorite quotes from my favorite movie, North by Northwest goes like this: Roger Thornhill: What’s wrong with men like me? Eve Kendall: They don’t believe in marriage. Roger Thornhill: I’ve been married twice. Eve Kendall: See what I mean? Humorous quote to introduce a question my daughter asked me as we left the house the other… Read more »

Help! I’m Becoming My Father!

Tweet I think on some level most adult children have a fear of becoming their parents. Sure, we want to be the best parts of them, but we don’t want to carry on some of their less popular qualities. Just like we don’t want pass on to our kids the slurry in our gene pool. There are times when we… Read more »