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By W. Jay Tyree
College Hill Church of Christ 

Spiritually Speaking

Human heroes are … human


September 2, 2016

Beware, lest your human heroes should fall.

As a child, I was nurtured by a number of great men of the faith. In my eyes, they were operating on a completely different level than the rest of us. It was as if the rank and file of the church were playing in the little leagues, on poorly funded fields where the ball took funny bounces and our throws often landed in the rickety stands. Our heroes were housed in grand stadiums with manicured grass and sifted sand. Then I grew up. I remember well the day my favorite preacher told me about his nervous breakdown: “I could feel the worms going in...

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