But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Thursday, 29 November 2018 03:05

Seven things that happen when pastors blame others

Written by Chuck Lawless

This post originally appeared on Chuck Lawless’ blog on Nov. 26. 

As a pastor, I really do understand. Ministry is hard, and some people in churches never get on board. Even Jesus’ 12 disciples had one who never truly followed Jesus; in fact, he turned on the Messiah....

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