The Courage to CorrectSeptember 7, 2010
I really appreciated the following admission by Paul Rees, the Senior Pastor of Charlotte Chapel. It begs a question for the rest of us: when we make errors in our preaching, do we have the courage to correct it?
“It is always dangerous to go beyond your preaching notes. And last Sunday I added, off the cuff, the ‘fact’ that the High Priest used to enter the Holy of Holies with a rope around his ankle so that if he died there he could be dragged back out. I pulled this fact out of the back of my brain as somewhere along the line I had heard someone say this…”