I Am A Recovering Pharisee

great blog from local Colorado Springs Pastor

lonnydyer's Blog

Over the last few days I have had the privilege of hearing and discussing the issue of grace and restoration; especially how it applies to Christian leaders who have “fallen” and how the larger christian community responds to these leaders.

Specifically Ted Haggard.

This conference was called the Grace Initiative Roundtable. Honestly, that’s exactly what it was. It was a full on conversation about grace, forgiveness, and restoration. We were pushed to the edge about what we believed and had been taught about the topics of grace, restoration, and  forgiveness, and encouraged to push back to what the moderators were saying.

I had only met Ted once before, I had received his number from a mutual friend, and so I began to reach out to him for lunch. We live in the same city so it made it easy for us to meet.

I had heard of all the…

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