Belly to Belly, Cheek for Cheek

“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. To one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also, and from one who takes away your cloak do not withhold your tunic either." Luke 6:27-29 … Continue reading Belly to Belly, Cheek for Cheek

Living in Liberty: Standing Firm

Recently, I enjoyed a good conversation with a new friend. It was an unusual conversation for me in that I spoke very little. John (not his real name) shared with me about his experiences with toxic leaders. His experiences were quite different from others I have heard. Most of my conversations about abusive leaders are … Continue reading Living in Liberty: Standing Firm

Trauma by Swine #3: Looking for Healing

Note: This blog is the third in a series seeking ways for people, who have been traumatized by toxic leaders, to find healing in Christ’s love through the church. The fear that many experience as they come face-to-face with an abusive leader can create different reactions. Psychologists often talk of “fight or flight” reflexes. God … Continue reading Trauma by Swine #3: Looking for Healing