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Today, does it really matter what the Bible says on many issues? It would seem not. Consider, Biblically does the Bible allow for a woman to lead as a pastor of a local congregation? In Chicago, ‘A popular, former Willow Creek Community Church campus pastor is starting a new church, two months after resigning amid a controversial restructuring plan.
Amy Mikal, former pastor of Willow Creek North Shore, sent out an email Tuesday morning announcing formation of A Restoration Church, which will aim to serve the same North Shore and Chicagoland area.
“Many of us have felt God calling us toward something new,” Mikal wrote in the email to hundreds of former North Shore congregants. “A church community shaped and built by God through the voices and gifts of people. People centered around the calling of Jesus, marked by sacrificial love and radical hospitality, living lives full of worship and surrendered in prayer.”
The church will begin meeting remotely on Dec. 18, the first of four “devotional experiences” leading up to Christmas.
“In January, you’re invited into a process of prayer, worship, conversation, scripture, and reflection as we support each other, dream together, and explore what kind of church community God is inviting us to build,” the church website says.’https://julieroys.com/former-willow-creek-pastor-starting-church/?mc_cid=6c2f7c9195&mc_eid=b13d34ad49