Why Do Ministers Fall?

Why do ministers fall away from the faith? What lesson should we learn when we see those we respect so much fall away from the faith? Let's cut right to the heart of the issue in this short post to find simple Biblical answers to real questions.

The Sin of Grumbling

1 Corinthians 10:10–13 (CSB) — 10 And don’t grumble as some of them did, and were killed by the destroyer. 11 These things happened to them as examples, and they were written for our instruction, on whom the ends of the ages have come. 12 So, whoever thinks he stands must be careful not to …

Antinomianism

Are righteous works necessary to salvation?  There is an insistence in many theological circles that "anyone who is Biblically literate knows that 'works' in Pauline language is a bad thing".  But this doesn't accurately characterize Pauline doctrine.  In fact, it tends to infuse an inherent hostility towards righteousness into the Church that is actually quite …