Jeff and Jonny debrief with each other, and process out loud - the sad situation that Willowcreek Church, Bill Hybels, and some suffering women find themselves in. These events have rocked the ministry world to its core.
Jeff and Jonny do not usually talk about current events of the day, but the events with Bill Hybels and Willowcreek, aligned in time with the Global Leadership Summit - simply cannot be ignored.
This is not an exhaustive critique of things, but a conversation among pastor friends simply trying to process and understand.
We refer to this episode of the Theology on Mission podcast.
Jonny referenced this Missio Alliance blog post titled 7 Questions All Pastors Need To Ask Themselves Post-Hybels
The guys offer their heartfelt prayers and compassion to the women involved who have suffered so much, to the beautiful people of Willow, to the Hybels family, and finally to Bill Hybels himself. God uses everyone, even those with broken hearts.
May the lives of the women who have suffered find beauty and redemption as they reach for the comfort and encouragement of the Savior. May the Hybels family find reconciliation in the Gospel they have believed. May the people of Willow see their brightest days are yet ahead...
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