Lately it feels like I am the bunching bag for a few people. Specifically one who 15 years later has decided to attack me verbally. REALLY??? Just love being the brunt of the blame for something they chose so long ago. I am thankful I have real friends that know me, know my heart and have witnessed how God has changed my life and used me to reach others. God knows the truth! I spoke the truth into the situation and I chose to NOT listen to the negative banter that has become the choice of action.
I am always amazed how people like to blame others for choices THEY make! Good or bad, people need to accept the consequences for their actions. I am not perfect! NO ONE IS! Not a single pastor, pastor's wife, or leader of any kind is perfect. If you place your pastor on such a high pedestal they are bound to fall off and then your view of them and God may come to a crash. Seriously, all pastors were sinners before accepting Christ as their Savior and hearing the call to be a pastor! All pastors have a testimony and were not perfect before becoming a pastor and I can guarantee they are still not perfect after becoming a pastor. Pastors are human!
Being a pastor doesn't dismiss them from repentance. In fact being a pastor actually puts them in a position where every move, word, motive is critically watch by others under them. Let me tell you most pastors live in glass bowls. In other words watched under a microscope and one false move and they are zapped. It's sad! No wonder so many men and women leave full time ministry!