Amber, a young adult, was committed to church. She loved the fellowship and teaching. Then something happened.
Driscoll Mars Hill
Toxic Spillage: The Side-Effects of Following a Toxic Leader
If you work for a Christian organization (or other) that is ruled by a toxic leader, be aware. It will spill out and over you.
Wounded Resisters: A Church Called Tov
When the pastor is feeding on the sheep, it can be difficult for a church member to separate their faith in Christ from their faith in the leader.
The Self-Control of the Mean
Abusers actually have a great deal of self-control. They know when to dismember and when to charm.
All Things for Good: Beauty from Ashes
It is not uncommon to hear people speak of the good that has come from a leader even though he or she is toxic. Let's not draw those lines.
Psalm 59: Jealousy & Toxic Leadership
Pride and jealousy. It is extraordinary what these sins can do to a leader.
Problems in Presbytery
It is hit or miss when it comes to finding justice and healing in the church or Christian organization. We need professional help!
Counterfeit Gods: The Power and the Glory
Timothy Keller writes insightfully, "To be your own god and live for your own glory and power leads to the most bestial and cruel kind of behavior. Pride makes you a predator, not a person."
Humility, Like Oil On the Head
We are all dependent. We long for respect and love and relationship. But leaders need to depend on God, not our subordinates.
Wild Grapes: God’s Judgment on Power & Oppression
People were created to love God and neighbor. They were created to care for and keep the world [Genesis 2:15]. To create flourishing. They were not created to sow power and reap abuse.