What is it about the patterns of being Christians together, that lays us open to spiritual abuse – both as perpetrators and victims?
Month: February 2020
Leadership has to be an expression of the Fruit of the Spirit, not a cover for egos, bullying and power.
Here is the single, most devastating sentence in the book: ‘“I am pretty sure a smart, productive atheist could do my job well,” said a successful pastor.’
So, what are the spiritual habits for pastors, so that we avoid self-sabotage? They are all obvious, but essential. And in my experience, we need to re-learn these lessons frequently, and with increasing force over time.
There are three forces which are determined that you fail to follow Christ, and will show you no mercy in attacking you at the moment of of your greatest vulnerability.