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Is Your Church Equipped to Handle Ministry Failure?

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...

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Ray Carroll is a former Southern Baptist pastor who fell from grace by committing adultery. He has been blogging for five years and is now one of the leaders in helping fallen pastors.

The purpose of fallenpastor.com is to help fallen pastors, their churches, and anyone caught up in the wake of the sin of pastoral adultery.

If you are a fallen pastor, or considering adultery, this website is for you. If you are a church that has been affected by a fallen pastor, you will also find this site useful. If you are a woman who is with a pastor or has been in a destructive relationship, contact me or Ray’s wife through her blog. Feel free to contact Ray through the contact page. All information is kept private and confidential.

Ray contributed an essay to “The Practice of Love: Real Stories of Living Into the Kingdom of God,” under his pseudonym Arthur Dimmesdale. His is also author of, “Fallen Pastor: Finding Restoration in a Broken World.”

Ray currently works as a sports medicine professional at Muhlenberg County High School in Greenville, Kentucky. He has two beautiful daughters and one amazing step-daughter.