Hold Accountable ≠ Hold Hostage

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you are not a hostage if you can walk away

Your analogy breaks down in your examples. Nobody in the United Methodist Church is held hostage. Pastors and Bishops who break the Discipline could all walk away if they wanted to.

In Christ,

The enemy hates clarity

the enemy hates clarity 22 days ago

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