Pastors Implore Tullian Tchividjian to 'Repent of His Wickedness' After Remarriage

Tullian Tchividjian
Tullian Tchividjian (Tullian Tchividjian/Facebook)

Shortly after Tullian Tchividjian announced his remarriage, a group of pastors implored the former minister to "repent of his wickedness." 

"Inasmuch as Tullian Tchividjian has habitually and impenitently used his public platform, his family's good name and the name of Christ for his own selfish ends, we believe that he has disqualified himself from any form of public vocational ministry," reads the letter from a handful of fellow clergy, including Tchividjian's former senior pastor, Kevin Labby. 

"For the sake of his eternal soul, we implore Tullian Tchividjian to repent of his wickedness and demonstrate his repentance by submitting himself to the leadership of his church of membership, pursuing forgiveness, healing and reconciliation with those whom he has sinned against," the letter continues.

Tchvidjian announced his new bride, Stacie Tchividjian, in November, more than a year after he resigned from Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in 2015.

Though he was defrocked after the incident, Willow Creek Church in Orlando, pastored by Labby, soon brought him onto its staff. However, Tchividjian was soon fired for "previously undisclosed" failures. 

"As I have previously said both publicly and privately, I am guilty of, and I continue to grieve, some decisions I've made, some things I've said and people I've hurt throughout my entire life, but specifically in 2014 and 2015. I wish I could go back in time and do those things differently," Tchividjian writes in a Facebook post.  

"I can't. Where I have been able to make amends for hurt that I have caused, I have attempted to do so. In most cases, amends have been made, and in some cases they haven't. All I can do (and have been doing) is to learn from the past and live in the present. I am very grateful for the small group of wise and godly people who are (and have been) walking through this meticulously with me. I am fully accountable to them and there is nothing that they do not know. I am now, and have been, focused on my relationship with God, my new wife Stacie, my three kids and one daughter-in-law and my grandson."


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