"Today, some of us sit in our comfortable churches, singing our hymns, having fellowship, and listening to our sermons while turning a deaf ear to the cry of the lost around us. We do nothing to make a difference."
Several years after Dr. Hyles had gone to Heaven I attended national pastors conference. At that conference the host pastor was touting to the gathered delegates the large number of new ministries they had started over the past year.
To keep this post short, let us accept at the beginning that not all criticism is harmful, or unwarranted. Sometimes, criticism is constructive, and sometimes it is deserved. For the purpose of this article, let us confine our definition to harmful, negative, destructive, criticism.
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