The charges present a compelling case that Driscoll is disqualified from the ministry.
The fascinating (and vitally important) thing to note here is that there is no sexual failure here, which is typically the only way to demand removal of rogue pastors.
This is all about the moral failure of abusing pastoral authority and the people of God.
It’s well past time we understood that such is as much of a moral failure as adultery and fornication.
This situation is now at the tipping point…if the reports of declining attendance are true, this new set of charges could bring the organization down.
There is a big dust up over an affiliation agreement sent out by Northwest regional Wayne Taylor.
There was confusion over whether it was for existing CC’s to reapply, or for new affiliates.
It was for new affiliates…and according to our crack legal team it’s not worth the paper it was written on.
It simply isn’t written as a legally binding document.
Here’s the reality.
The dove is public domain.
I can fly the dove, you can fly the dove, the Hells Angels can fly the dove if they want to.
The only “authority” the CCA has is to put you on the list of “approved” CC’s.
That doesn’t stop you from being an “unapproved” CC…
There’s more to say, but it will have to wait….