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What Churches Should Consider If Your Rector Has Been Exposed by the Ashley Madison hack

What Churches Should Consider If Your Rector Has Been Exposed by the Ashley Madison hack

This week in his blog on Christianity Today, Ed Stetzer made this statement;

Based on my conversations with leaders from several denominations in the U.S. and Canada, I estimate that at least 400 church leaders (pastors, elders, staff, deacons, etc.) will be resigning Sunday.

He then wrote a very good article regarding the situation. Please use the link and read what he wrote.

A friend of his, Phil Cooke, has also written an article that uses Ed Stetzer’s statement as a jumping off point for the article. It is also a very good approach to the subject. Please follow the provided link and read that article as well.

Main image is a screenshot of a portion of the Ashley Madison website.


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Rod Gillis

Before getting too caught up the “true confessions” this article focuses on, you may wish to read this piece by public broadcasting journalist Holly Moore who has written about being caught in the hacker’s info drop.

Bill Simpson

First, remember that adultery is not a crime, but data theft and blackmail are.

Then ask, “Do I want to help normalize the exposure of personal data (porn site records today, psychiatric records tomorrow) under color of propriety and moralism?”

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