Making sense of the Ravi Zacharias Scandal – David Wood, linked to at Triablogue. David Wood seems to have analyzed the situation really well. Wood’s video is long, but worth the listen.
“Take heed to yourselves . . . ” or “beware”
Beware that your hearts are not deceived, and that you do not turn away and serve other gods and worship them.
Beware, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief in departing from the living God; (KJV)
see also 1 Timothy 4:16; Proverbs 4:23
Alisa Childers has a good video on this also. Towards the end she quotes from Luke 8:17:
“For nothing is hidden that will not become evident, nor anything secret that will not be known and come to light.” Luke 8:17 (see also Matthew 10:26 and Mark 4:22)
Dr. White also made some points that not many others have made. (that I have seen)
Money issues, and local church accountability. There is a reason why the NT teaches that all ministers should be in a local church of regular accountability and have a plurality of elders (ministers, pastors, overseers) around them for encouragement and accountability. (Acts 14:23; 1 Peter 5:1-4; Acts 20:17, 28, 1 Timothy chapter 3 and Titus chapter 1)
see the book, Biblical Eldership, by Alexander Strauch, and Perspectives on Church Government: Five Views of Church Polity, edited by Brand and Norman; and Who Runs the Church? 4 Views on Church Government, edited by Engle and Cowan.