My personal opinion, based on my observations, comments and documents I’ve reviewed. You are welcome to form your own informed opinion.

From the book:

“My personal opinion from having gone through this experience is multidimensional. Steve Wingfield failed:

• His elders. He set himself above them and in total control of them.
Judging from their comments, it appears that he refused to submit to
their counsel. Instead, he used them as a protective posse to buffer
him from conflict. As one of the elders, Steve failed himself. In his
effort to protect his image, he eroded the respect and confidence he
might have had from his congregation.”

(Taylor, Joy S., A View from the Pews — The Inside Story of a Broken Church, 2022, Lily of the Valley Publishing, Santa Claus IN, p. 161.)

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