Many Churches are Led by Unsaved “Christians” – A Firsthand Look Into Church Boardrooms

A Cry For Justice

I have been a pastor now for over 30 years. I have been the pastor of four churches, one in a rather remote mountain valley, two in small towns, and one in a fairly large city. In each of these cases there were people on the leadership boards (elder board, deacon board, etc) who, as time would tell, evidenced no fruit of having a heart regenerated by Christ. I did not fully realize it at the time because, as we all know, people who crave power and recognition can be very good at hiding their true nature. In fact, some of them can commonly be considered “eminent saints” in their churches. Besides, the climate most of us were raised in loved to remind us that we can’t judge anyone’s profession of faith in Christ. Wrong!

How could I tell they did not really know Christ? Because over time it became…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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