Samson Was A Meathead (Podcast Episode 19)

ON THIS EPISODE

When a trusted and respected pastor or leader does something morally bankrupt, it HURTS. And, unfortunately, almost anyone who has been a part of the Church for any length of time can tell you a story of when it happened in their church or the church of someone they know. 

In this episode, we want to explore why these situations happen so often. A spiritual leader has an extramarital affair, embezzles funds, or turns out to have an abusive relationship with other leaders. Is there a way to avoid this?

But even more than that, we want to discuss what it looks like to respond to one of these situations in a way that provides an opportunity for God to build our faith, rather than for the enemy to tear it down. 

If you have any questions you’d like to submit about this episode or have other topics of conversation you’d like us to explore in future episodes, you can connect with us over on our contact page. We’re looking forward to hearing from you and we’re excited to journey with you!

QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE

Moral of the story: don't put your faith in kings and leaders. Put your faith in God alone. Click To Tweet

It's interesting that Paul doesn't put a lot of emphasis on leaders having competencies and skills. He spends all his time talking about character. Click To Tweet

Be cautious of taking the failings of leaders and putting them on Jesus. Click To Tweet

Your leaders are fallen human beings, just like you. Click To Tweet

Walking in restoration is hard. But it's the kind of grace that Jesus is calling us into. Click To Tweet

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