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Offline DaveW

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Two preaching giants and the 'betrayal' that tore them apart
« on: Sun Nov 18, 2012 - 07:52:33 »
Andy Stanley walked into his pastor's office, filled with dread.

The minister sat in a massive chair behind an enormous desk. He spread his arms across the desk as if he were bracing for battle. His secretary scurried out of the office when she saw Andy coming.

The pastor had baptized Andy when he was 6, and groomed him to be his successor. But a private trauma had gone public. And Andy felt compelled to speak.

The minister stared in silence as Andy gave him the news. The "unspoken dream" both men shared was over.

After Andy finished, the pastor looked at him as tears welled up.

"Andy," he said, "you have joined my enemies, and I'm your father."

http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/17/us/andy-stanley/index.html?hpt=us_c2

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Re: Two preaching giants and the 'betrayal' that tore them apart
« Reply #1 on: Sun Nov 18, 2012 - 13:09:20 »
May the force be with him