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"Pilgrim and Sojourner." - 1 Peter 2:11

 C.J. Mahaney Takes Leave Over Charges of Pride, Hypocrisy

Mahaney has chosen to step back from his leadership position at Sovereign Grace Ministries after facing charges not of immorality or financial impropriety, but of certain character flaws such as "pride, unentreatability, deceit, sinful judgment, and hypocrisy."

"These charges (from former pastors and leaders in Sovereign Grace) are serious and they have been very grieving to read," Mahaney said in his announcement last week.

"I believe I have by the grace of God perceived a degree of my sin, and I have been grieved by my sin and its effects on others."
His decision comes just a year after well-known preacher John Piper took a similar leave over "several species of pride" he saw within himself. Piper returned to Bethlehem Baptist Church and Desiring God Ministries in January after eight months of withdrawing from speaking and writing. ...

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