I thought about how we are tempted to do the same thing when we are backing out of a conflict, leaving a job after quitting or being fired, or leaving a place of ministry.
I was reminded of an article I posted by Pastor Calvin Wittman titled, "How to Leave Your Church With Grace."
If you find yourself in the position of having to leave or wanting to leave very badly and finally getting the opportunity here are a few things to consider.
- Recognize that the church still belongs to God and only He can make it what it should be.
- Forgive those who have wronged you.
- Let your parting words reflect the grace of God not a grudge of the flesh.
Read the whole article: How to Leave Your Church With Grace