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What in the world is going on with todays pastor.

Why are so many pastor are living in sin and still preaching the word of God and not living what they preach! Why are they devoceing and geting remarried and uploading sexy photos and scheming the members?? This is why i dont go for what any preacher says

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Asked by tinamarie1972 at 7:21 PM on Dec. 23, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • They do this b/c they are the same as every other human on this planet....sinful.

    Do not hold pators on a pedestal and expect more from them than anyone will be dissapointed..

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:23 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • some people call them selfs Christians and are really not. Some of them never even read the bible. some pastors are the same. Make sure you are going to a real chruch and not something fake and such.

    Answer by LittleBirdFly at 7:23 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Because they are human.

    Answer by sahmamax2 at 7:24 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • pastors/preachers/ministers/priests/rabbis/deacons/missionaries..i could go on..are not perfect, nor incapable of sin, or wrong choices. just like you and i, they can screw up sideways and back down again. they are not 'special', or held above any other person; they simply 'answer the call' to spread the gospel..just like any person professing Christ as Saviour does..or should.

    as sahmamax2 said, they are human. and as Gomer Pyle would say, ''SURPRISE! SURPRISE! SURPRISE!"


    Answer by dullscissors at 7:44 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • People are human and often disappoint us.


    Answer by RyansMom001 at 8:23 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • calling yourself a Christian does not automatically make you a good person... al we can do is worry about ourselves and what WE do with our lives

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 9:37 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • I agree with the other ladies that they're only human as well, but I also look to this scripture...

    "But there were False Prophets also among the people,
    even as there shall be False Teachers among you,
    who privily shall bring in damnable heresies,
    even denying the LORD that bought them,
    and bring upon themselves swift destruction"
    (2Peter 2:1).

    There are many false teachers in this world, we must test them, find the true Believers, and look to the Word of God for the Truth and to Jesus for an example of who we should be like because other people are not capable of setting the standard for being a Christian...only Christ could:-)

    Answer by the_kimmers at 10:07 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • It's not a new thing. Preachers have been sinful practically since the beginning of Christianity. They are human. Humans, when put in a position of power, tend to let that power take over. It's sad, but true.

    Answer by anime_mom619 at 10:09 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Everyone is human and makes mistakes, but being in the limelight like they are, pastors get their mistakes broadcast to the world. Being a pastor has to be one of the most thankless jobs on earth.

    Answer by scout_mom at 10:10 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Because they are in it for the money, not faith.


    Answer by beeky at 10:42 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

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