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John Ortberg Has Stepped Down From Leadership at Menlo Church | RELEVANT Magazine

Popular author and speaker John Ortberg has resigned from his position at Menlo Church, the San Francisco megachurch he has led for nearly two decades. The resignation follows revelations about his handling of a church volunteer who had admitted an attraction to children. I have considered my seventeen years as pastor here to be... Read more

Pastor John Ortberg Resigns from Menlo Church

Pastor John Ortberg Resigns from Menlo Church (RNS) John Ortberg, popular Christian author and speaker, has resigned as pastor of Menlo Church, a megachurch congregation outside of San Francisco.His resignation is effective Sunday (Aug. 2).I have considered my seventeen years as pastor here to be the greatest joy Ive had in ministry, Ortberg... Read more

John Ortberg resigns after investigations into his handling of son’s volunteer work with children

John OrtbergJohn Ortberg has resigned from Menlo Church following investigations into his decision to allow his son to work with children despite admitting he was attracted to minors. He was asked to tender his resignation by the California church's board of elders and agreed to do so last week.  "In recent days and after a... Read more

Report: John Ortberg Allowed a Person With Attraction to Minors to Volunteer With Children | RELEVANT Magazine

Report: John Ortberg Allowed a Particular person With Attraction to Minors to Volunteer With Kids | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Standard evangelical pastor and creator John Ortberg allowed a volunteer who had confessed to an attraction to minors to proceed to volunteer with kids, in keeping with a press release from his church’s elder board. “In July of 2018, a person serving in the Menlo Church community came to John and shared... Read more