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Jim Bakker brought down an empire when he had a brief affair with a 21-year-old Jessica Hahn. For millennia men have used their position and power to manipulate women (and sometimes the reverse—see Jezebel!). How sad to see it inside the Body of Messiah! Enough already!

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I had a prophetic dream just before I woke up sometime last week. The interpretation of which was that God is calling leaders in the body of Messiah to submit to “accountability teams.” What I discovered over the past few weeks, is that there are many leaders who simply do what they want. If you need to bring an issue to them about their character, than can rebuff you—even shame you—and there is no one to whom you can appeal. I believe we have an opportunity to see that change.

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Note: It is very rare that I call out people by name in my writings. This is an exception and I think for good reason. One of the most unsettling, faith-shaking events for a believer is when someone we respect leaves the faith. This week we learned that former homeschooler and child-author Joshua Harris not only left his wife, but also has announced that he is departing from the faith. I have already had someone ask me, “How could someone so godly walk away?” This blog is not meant to judge Joshua Harris, but to help you understand how a famous author and pastor could deny the Bible he preached. Here are my points: 1) too young 2) bad mentor and 3) classic narcissism. It is longer than my usual blog.

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I was watching Wimbledon the other day when ESPP played a 5-minute piece on the majesty of Wimbledon. That God me thinking about Yeshua as King and what the Bible says about procession. It might not sound exciting, but indeed it is. Have a listen.

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The fact is, if some of the experiences recorded in the book of Acts happened today, many leaders would condemn them as being of the devil. Indeed, the Pharisees said that Yeshua was able to cast out demons, because he was possessed by demons.

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