God did not give the same specific requirements for kings like He did pastors. There were many extremely wicked Hebrew kings that God did not remove from office; however, a disqualified elder is to be removed. The kings were political leaders, not spiritual ones. That belonged to the priests. A real pastor is an equal co-laborer who has been given a gift by God for teaching His Word to a group of people. He holds pastors to higher standards that He does not hold other people to.
Jack Schaap’s False Gospel of Perversion: Lessons From a Church Sex Scandal
Jack Schaap’s False Gospel of Perversion: Lessons From a Church Sex Scandal | Beginning And End
By Beth Stebner. A pastor at a mega-church says health and financial woes led to his sexual relationship with a year-old church member. Jack Schaap, 54, had been pastor of the First Baptist Church of Hammond in Indiana for 11 years, but was let go in July after a deacon saw a text on his phone from the teenager, allegedly with a picture of the two of them kissing. He pleaded guilty in U.
Bruce Gerencser January 14, 94 Comments. Evangelicalism , Religion. Evidently these people have a short memory or live in denial because First Baptist Church has a long history of pastors getting themselves in trouble with the fairer sex. Please read Chicago Magazine feature story on First Baptist and their sordid history.
He was well known for being an innovator of the church bus ministry that brought thousands of people each week from surrounding towns to Hammond for services. In and again in , it was reported that 20, people attended First Baptist every Sunday, making it the most attended Baptist church in the United States. Hyles often described his less-than-ideal upbringing which, he said, included a distant father. He and his wife, Beverly, were married during the war.