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A Pastor Addicted to Performance (and Narcotics)

Posted By Justin Taylor On February 11, 2013 @ 11:12 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

In 2006 Joseph “Skip” Ryan resigned from the pastorate of Park Cities Presbyterian Church in Dallas. It was then revealed that he was an opiate addict, in bondage to prescription pain medicines. His marriage was also falling apart as he and his wife became little more than roommates.

You can watch below their painful but hopeful story of forgiveness and humbling and repentance and restoration:

HT: Dane Ortlund [1]


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