Category Archives: Spiritual Blindness

There are people in the church who have been in the church so long they have forgotten they are hypocrites.

Tara often does Q&A’s at her events and one question she hears a lot is: How can I help a person see and confess their sin that has become a barrier to our relationship? In a previous blog, I responded … Continue reading

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When (Differently) Gifted Pastors Destroy the Church (Rather Than Build it Up)

This was a church conflict that never should have happened. One man was excellent at vision casting, capturing the excitement and motivating people for great things in the name of the Lord. The other was an excellent teacher. Working in … Continue reading

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Even People Who Need Help Can Appear Righteous and Mature

Just as 1 Corinthians 2:14 warns us not to expect a person who has not placed their faith in Christ for eternal life to respond biblically to life’s situations, so too, Ezekiel 14:4 warns those who would seek wisdom from … Continue reading

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Humility and the Severity of Leader Responsibility in God’s Church

A few years ago I was engaged by a church to assist lay elders and church members work through the aftermath of a conflict which had led to the resignation of the church’s pastor. The elders admitted they had not … Continue reading

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