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400 Church Leaders Are Resigning This Weekend
(The Case for a Skeleton-Free Closet)

Approximately 400 church leaders are reportedly resigning this weekend  because their names surfaced in the Ashley Madison hack. That’s sad and at the same time it’s a relatively small number compared to the 37 million people who had Ashley Madison accounts . Still, even one church leader is too many. "Life is short. Have an affair." It's the slogan of Ashley Madison, the site that reportedly has more than 124 million visits per month, and is ranked number 18 among adult sites on the web. Their 37 million users had an expectation of privacy, but this hack is just one more example of the fact that nothing is absolutely airtight. The church has yet to realize how damaging secrets are.  We need to deal with sin, and we also need to address the issue of secrets. There are those who believe they can actually get away with sinful behavior. And then there are others who believe secrets are warranted at times. Unfortunately I run into a lot of the latter, e