-------- Original Message --------
||Re: A comment of support, and a question
||Sun, 25 Mar 2007 21:59:19 -0500
Yes, there are indications. And you should feel free to express
your concern to leaders that you know, which will possibly encourage
them to either look into the matter or voice their feelings more
Not long ago, before the conference presidents' meeting, a
friend of mine called a conference president and shared some
things with him. That president was unaware of what was happening,
and was initially surprised that his union president hadn't said
anything. Then it dawned on him why he hadn't. Now since I wasn't
on the line, I can't tell you all the reasons he could think
of why his union president hadn't said anything, but it makes
sense to me why he might not.
But that is changing, I think. There should be little political
risk for our leaders to speak out now, and there should be enough
info out there now for them to make an informed decision for
themselves about what is going on.
I do know of a ministerial secretary in one conference that
just sent out the AToday article on Tommy to various ones. I
know of another pastor in another conference who got a copy of
And then there have been two pastors in ****** that have forwarded
to quite a few Linda's request that the evidence against her
be made public. I know a pastor in ****** got it from one
of those pastors, and someone in ****** got it from the other.
Momentum is building, and there are some things in the works
that we will all find out in due time. And praise God that at
this point it looks like all of this will not have the devastating
impact on our church and mission that it looked like it could have had.