Five Ways to Address Moral Failure of a Church Leader

Episode #178
December 31, 2020
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On today’s episode of Revitalize and Replant we discuss the difficult topic of how to address moral failure of a church leader. Thom and Kevin Ezell break down five ways to deal with the unfortunate circumstance.

  • Be transparent with limits.
  • Protect the transgressor’s family.
  • Show grace with discipline.
  • Be prepared to provide pastoral care to the congregation.
  • Be as generous as possible financially.


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