Do you sit there in your church building before, during, or after the service and wonder if this is it, if this the entirety of what Jesus came to build? Do you sit there and wonder, “Is this it? There must be more!” I believe Martin Luther’s work is far from over.
There was a study done in 2006 on the homeless populations of America and in Calcutta. The population of homeless in America were mostly ostracized, untrusting of one another, alone…but
I still remember it like it was yesterday. It was Youth Specialties Conference 2004 in Anaheim, CA. My dad and I went to the Captain Kidd’s across the street from Disneyland. It had been an awesome conference thus far, and then my dad dropped the bomb on me…
I know for many, stories of failure at the hands of church leaders may be more difficult and painful. I thought it helpful to consider these 8 responses to what to do when church leaders fail you: