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Author Topic: The Verification of Mark Darling  (Read 116028 times)
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« Reply #60 on: December 26, 2019, 10:24:55 am »

There are numerous witnesses to the use of the ďFĒ word at youth conferences from credible sources I am close to. In a normal church, that pastor would have lost his job over that. But, as we know,  GCC churches arenít normal.

Worse though, is his attitude about the importance of appearance and his misinterpretation of 1 Samuel 16:7 and his focus on appearance in witnessing and marriage. It is antithetical to the Gospel.

Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift.
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« Reply #61 on: December 27, 2019, 09:40:16 pm »

Agreed that Pastoral Positions in biblically healthy churches would have been removed for such obscene speech, or in the least publically rebuked, and publically apologized for.

 I so agree with your statement,
ďBut as we know, GCC churches arenít normal.Ē

It is deplorable that they have so twisted the thinking of their members to accept their aberrant and abusive behavior to show their commitment.  The leadershipís loyalty is to men; and NOT to the God of the Bible. They utterly disregard the scriptures that concern themselves including blatantly forsaking 1Timothy 1: 17-22.

ďPublicly rebuke those who sin, so that the rest will also be afraid.
I solemnly charge you before God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels
 to observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing out of favoritism.  
Donít be too quick to appoint anyone as an elder, and donít share in the sins of others.
 Keep yourself pure."

If rebuke would have obediently started and been carried out within and toward the GCx (GCC) leadership, the escalation of sin against the precious members would not have gotten out of control resulting in widespread abusive measures which have brought much spiritual, psychological and relational damage to so many.

They have indeed shown favoritism toward the sinful leadership of founder, Jim McCotter, and shared in his sin by never publically rebuking him.  Thus, many other leaders have not been afraid or even batted an eye to exploit and abuse Godís dear sheep.  Any wonder???

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