I agree with the abuse of authority comments though. When I was a singles group leader, people on the leadership team were not permitted to date people in the group – even their own age – but it was of course an unwritten rule. This was people between 18 and It was a huge sacrifice for some, but they willing made it to serve others. Even without physical relations, it is an abuse of authority. The people that know about this situation, are responsible to report it. A pastor is specifically required to tell the authorities. If your allegations are true, the Elders in this church should be rebuked. I agree the parents need to be responsible and that the teen cannot make adult decisions.
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But for how long has this been the situation? When I was in the eighth grade, I remember it very well; we were assigned to do a written report and in addition to our written report we had to also give a speech in front of our class about a certain topic. My topic had to do with the a few of the different calendars that were in existence in the world.
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Gamble Zion or Babylon? Over the past four hundred years, Americans have had a hard time deciding if they were building a New Zion or calling down judgment on a New Babylon. In truth, the earnest among them on the left and right have been busy doing both. At the other extreme, when their nation and its rulers disappoint them, they raise the alarm that the Antichrist and the Apocalypse are just around the corner. To those Jews exiled in literal Babylon, the prophet Jeremiah urged them to build houses, have families, and get to work.
Augustine repeated this advice to Christians on their earthly pilgrimage. The good and wicked live together, and they both benefit from earthly peace. Despite living in troubled times, Christians still benefit from a remarkable degree of safety and prosperity afforded them by America. But in doing so, Christians also ought to remember that they are on pilgrimage. Their nation is not Zion. It is not the City of God. It is not even the suburbs of the City of God.
But neither is it a gated community.
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A major part of me wants my private life to remain private, but I also am aware that my happiness shall we say giddiness? Sign me, Infatuated Oh, hooray! You know your relationship with the congregation. Let that inform what you choose to share and with whom. Keep it simple and casual and conversational, if that feels normal to you, and enjoy the fun of people sharing your joy.
My suggestion is that you enjoy your happiness with a special friend or two, and not the whole congregation, as they are not all your BFFs. Later, if this relationship looks like it will go the distance, you will have plenty of time to share your joy with your congregation. Best wishes to you! Been there and done that. First of all, I am so happy for you. I would say, be circumspect. There may be some close parishioners with whom you can share this, but it does not need to be common knowledge.
There will be those who will intuit it just from the sappy grin that we all get when we are in love. I was indeed lovingly gossiped about when seen with an unknown man in the local diner- even if it was my brother.
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I had only been the pastor for about 3 months, but God gave me a burden and a sense of urgency for our congregation and its future. God faithfully led us through these first steps of becoming more effective in reaching our community with the gospel. The overwhelming majority of our members were extremely supportive of the new vision. Words can hardly express how grateful I am for their willingness to embrace change.
The rest of the year seems like a blur as far as the church goes. We started a new small group ministry part of the before-mentioned changes , had some really enjoyable outreach events Vacation Bible School, Trunk-or-Treat, etc , and journeyed through three sermon series the third will be completed next year. Confessions of an Ordinary Pastor. It has been a long expensive process that began back when we were still living in the Philippines—it started with applying for her spousal visa.
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RSS Pastors’ Wives Seminary graduation day is filled with anticipation of bright futures full of fresh ideas and excitement to apply all their knowledge to new ministries. More often than not, there is pain behind the pulpit — pain from personal depression, a lonely wife, church conflict, unrealistic expectations, unresolved conflicts from the previous leader, a strained marriage, a rebellious child, and the daily fight against burnout.
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But the difference is in what we do for a living. At 28 years old, Emily is actually Pastor Emily. She loves her church — the congregation has been welcoming and supportive. But being a pastor makes the dating thing a little tricky. Living in a small town and being pastor of a small parish — there are about people in church each Sunday — it seems like everyone knows what she does, and when she does it.
She’s dated a few people from Columbia since starting work in Fulton, but when they get together, she comes to Columbia for a sense of anonymity. Of course, the harder part is meeting someone. But for her, that’s definitely off-limits. But she wasn’t looking for love. Her husband had died of cancer, and she was looking for someone to spend time with, for companionship. A friend suggested she try Match. But she left one detail out of her profile.
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As a pastor myself, I encourage all of my colleagues to embrace Christian online dating. Though change can be difficult, there are 10 million members of ChristianMingle who are clearly open and ready for their Christian leaders to embrace online dating.
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