John Ortberg hits the bullseye in considerations about Mark Driscoll’s resignation from Mars Hill.
The temptation is to focus on what we do or don’t do instead of looking deeply into our character.
The pastor, the board said, had been guilty of arrogance — along with other attitudes and behaviors associated with arrogance. But had not been charged with “immorality.”
When did arrogance cease to be immoral?
I suspect that most folks in our evangelical subculture will understand that “immorality” is really being used as a substitute term for sexual misbehavior. But why would we reduce such an important word to code language for one area of misconduct?
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