You think that it won’t happen to you… after all, you’re a minister of God! You think, “There’s no way! Not Me!” Think again —many who were as strong as they thought they could be, have weakened beyond their wildest imaginations, and have fallen. Even the most innocent of beginnings, with the best of intentions can end up where you find yourself flirting with danger.
Flirting with Danger
You need to guard your heart … guard your marriage … and guard your mind! That’s what one pastor wishes he would have done. He didn’t and then afterward deeply, deeply regretted it. He wrote:
“What’s really scary? I had a good marriage and I was still vulnerable. Imagine what might happen if someone’s in a bad marriage!
“It all came down to me being stupid and making a stupid choice, of enjoying sin and flirting with it.”
Regret is a horrible bedfellow. It’s one that can haunt you and your loved ones for the rest of your life. You truly do have to guard your heart and the ministry the Lord has given to you and your spouse.
To help you do this, we encourage you to learn more of what this pastor experienced. Please glean through the article we link to below for your own benefit. The article starts out by giving tips on how to avoid an extra marital affair. But as the article continues, you will read about this pastor’s experience of “flirting with danger.” He then goes into “blowing the whistle” and then “planning for never again.” It’s a very compelling article to read, with many tips that can help you to stay away from “dancing on the edge.” Please read:
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The following article talks about another area of flirting with danger. It can be read on the Leadership Journal Web site. Please click onto the following link to read:
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