De-Sizing the Church (pt 8): Are We Too Quick to Replatform Fallen Pastors? with Matt Steen (ep 076)

The importance of offering a path to repentance and restoration without re-victimizing those who have been hurt.

A conversation with Matt Steen about the potential dangers of replatforming fallen pastors too quickly.

This is the first of three First Reaction episodes in which I talk to people who read advance copies of De-sizing the Church to get their response to some of the issues I raise in it.

As the co-founder of Chemistry Staffing, which helps churches find great staff members, and staff members find awesome churches, Matt has a unique insight about the right time to replatform pastors after they’ve failed morally.

Matt and I also address the issues of Platform Addiction, the effect on victims when we replatform fallen pastors too quickly (or at all), and the important idea that restoring someone back into ministry doesn’t always mean getting them back on a platform again.

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