Proverbs 23:9 Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, for he will despise the good sense of your words.
One of the key truths every pastor must understand if he is to successfully deal with an abuser is simply this: not all sinners are the same. I will elaborate on this point in a moment, but first let me challenge our readers in regard to another point.
In the last installment of this series, I dealt with the sad truth that our churches are filled with unconverted people who are being told they are Christians and who are convinced of the same. I talked about some reasons for this, and those reasons were discussed in a meaty quote by J.I. Packer.
Before I get onto my main thesis in this post that Not All Sinners Are The Same, I want to make a point to all…
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