Thursday, November 16, 2006

Driscoll Clarifies

Pastor Mark Driscoll opened up a can of worms with some crass statements he made while sounding off about the Ted Haggard affair.

He clarified, and in my opinion, was pretty dang humble with they way he did it. Here's how he ended his most recent post to his blog:
Lastly, I want to thank my critics, especially the most vocal. They have helped me to understand that more than just pastors are following what I am saying. Subsequently, they are helping me to learn how to more clearly articulate what I am trying to communicate. In that way, they have been of great assistance to me as I seek to pastor most effectively for Jesus. I have waited some time to post this clarification because in times past I have gotten angry and responded with a tone that was defensive, prideful, and not helpful. I am learning that critics in some ways are also friends because there is often some truth in what they are pointing out. Subsequently, God is using my critics to teach me and is asking me to be willing to listen.
(read the whole thing)

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