One of the surest ways to kill an organization is to be driven by image. One of the surest ways to identify a toxic leader is to find one driven by image.
Strange Fire: Holding Leaders Accountable
Bad leaders are held to account by the Lord and His people are called to hold them accountable for their failures where they have that ability.
Integrity Under Fire: Kani’s Story
The leader of the international organization for which Kani worked fired him after he confronted corrupt ministry practices.
Pastoral Steamroller: Michael’s Story
Michael and Kate realized the abuse of power by bullying, control, using the scriptures to condemn, shunning, and slander had been going on for a long time.
PCC’s Dirty Little Secret: Kate’s Story Part Two
Part 2: It has been two years since the Williams left Peace Community Church. Blame-shifting and isolating, Kate's pastor has deeply hurt many in leadership.
PCC’s Dirty Little Secret: Kate’s Story
It has been two years since the Williams left Peace Community Church. You either confront the abuse, or you enable and embolden it. Silence only serves the abuser. Sin grows in the dark.
GroupThink: Look at the Root of Toxic Leadership
Abuse often lives in a system. However, Christians are suspicious of systems theory because they think in a “western individualistic” way.
We Want A King: Complicity with Toxic Leadership
Relationship with, the power, or charm of the leader creates followers and like-minded fools. They became complicit with the abuse though maybe having the best intentions.
Bring Back the Sheep: Leading the Body of Christ in Post-Covid?
The church has seemed to become more concerned about its own belly button than for its mission to God's world.
Small Group Communion: Why Would a Pastor Crush a Beautiful Thing?
Why was I so grief-stricken? I had lost communion. I had lost communion in the name of God.