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Hard truth spoken in love

"Presently, the open-air preaching subculture is a mess. As a loose-knit organization and as a growing organism, it's a spiritual train wreck. It functions unbiblically outside the authority of the local church and is led by self-appointed (or appointed by popular demand) quasi-leaders with absolutely no ecclesiastical authority over the people in the loose-knit subculture. I should know. I've been one of those "leaders." - Tony Miano, Founder and Director of Cross Encounters Ministries""And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so. Therefore many of them believed; also of honourable women which were Greeks, and of men, not a few. - Acts 17: 10-12 (AKJV)"
I recently came across a blog post by T…