Helpful to anyone considering any type of meaningful engagement in a cross-cultural setting.
What should be second nature to Christian organizations has, in some ways, been purloined by business leadership. Teamwork.
Despite the crazy dad, Dave Marks' thoughts are helpful for understanding the toxic work environment...or really, any conflict.
It all started so well. A good looking and humble guy. The first book of Kings describes King Solomon as a godly man. He "loved the Lord, walking in the statutes of David his father." And if that wasn't clear enough, when asked by the Lord what his desire was, his response was to ask … Continue reading Solomon: From Riches to Rags
There are a number of indicators of abusive leadership and it is important to be able to diagnose toxic leadership and root it out from your organization. Because it will kill your organization.
We wish you the Peace of God that surpasses all understanding in this New Year.
Unfortunately, it is not unusual for those who work for Christian organizations to fall under the destructive leadership of an autocratic boss. As Christians we often have the tendency to believe suffering is a necessary sign of following Christ. But, autocratic bosses should be stopped, not coddled. “Self-serving leaders use the trust and authority that … Continue reading The Autocrat: The Destruction of a Good Team
Margo served her Senior Pastor well. Too bad he was a wolf in sheep's clothing.
All Christian leadership should look like shepherding. A shepherd who looks out for his sheep.