8-31-2012 – Are you seeking to be “used” or “recognized”? – Pastor Shane Idleman

August 31st, 2012 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 8-31-2012 – Are you seeking to be “used” or “recognized”? – Pastor Shane Idleman)

Part three in a series entitled, Biblical Principles to Consider Before Leaving Your Church.

How will leaving affect your family? Most often, the actions of the husband determine the stability of the family. If a company fails, the president is held responsible. If a team fails, the coach is held responsible. If the spiritual health of the family is deteriorating, the father—well, you get the picture. Granted, there are men who, through no fault of their own, experience failure in their home, but for the large majority, there is a critical need for spiritual leadership. Our country is in desperate need of this. It’s generally the wife who encourages Bible study, church attendance, and prayer, while men willingly forsake their God-ordained role as spiritual leaders. There is no greater investment than investing in your spiritual growth and in the spiritual growth and health of your family….
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