November Synchroblog – Spiritual Abuse and Redemption – Link List

19 Nov

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Nearly everyone in the country and especially in Christian circles has heard of the implosion of the megachurch in Seattle, WA known as Mars Hill and the accusations made against it’s lead pastor, Mark Driscoll. Regardless of how you feel about Mark Driscoll in particular, what would it look like for the Church as a whole when abusive leaders are held accountable and then are reconciled? How do we do that in such a way as to let victims be heard and redemption be the end goal. What does redemption and/or reconciliation look like in real life? What does grace look like in these situations?

To be clear, this is not a synchroblog about Mark Driscoll (he is just an example among dozens we might have used) but about asking the question of how to handle spiritual abuse so that the Christian tenets of justice, forgiveness, reconciliation and redemption are honored.

Below is the link list for this month. Please make sure you include this entire list at the bottom of your own post on your blog. Then, feel free to go read, comment, and share the posts of other people.

See you next month!

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3 Responses to “November Synchroblog – Spiritual Abuse and Redemption – Link List”

  1. Liz November 19, 2014 at 2:25 pm #

    Sorry I’m late – here is mine:

    Sorry http://gracerules.wordpress.com/2014/11/19/sorry/

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