The Willow Creek Community Church board has stepped down following a deeper investigation on misconduct allegations on their founder, Bill Hybels. The board cleared Hybels of wrongdoing back in April, but now they are saying that they have sinned and must repent and reflect on what they have done.
Many of the parishioners are commending the board for doing the right thing now that they know more details on the allegations. Church member Kathy Larosa that they're "very sad at what's all happened. We're glad that the elders stepped down to hold accountability and we're looking forward to a fresh start,"