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TRAITS OF A SEXUALLY HEALTHY PASTOR

Eight leaders define what it means for a church leader to be whole.

Jill Hudson, a Presbyterian minister and workshop leader on "Sexual Misconduct and the Ministry," states that "People who are sexually healthy know their unresolved issues around sexuality and make an ongoing attempt to address those."

Archibald Hart, dean of the school of psychology at Fuller Seminary, adds that "A sexually healthy pastor is, above everything else, honest with himself or herself. A second trait is that he or she is accountable. Another important trait of health is that the person does not misread the sexuality of the opposite sex."

Larry Crabb, chairman of the graduate department of biblical counseling at Colorado Christian University, ...

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