November 22, 2017

When “Christian” Teaching Enables Abuse of Power

As Bill Gothard comes under increasing scrutiny for his personal behavior, some are beginning to talk about how his teachings enable and encourage such behavior. Case in point: Wade Burleson has written an excellent piece called, “Bill Gothard: His Umbrella of Protection Teaching Provides an Umbrage for Perverted Behavior.“ Burleson has been a strong voice […]

Stetzer on Surviving Unhealthy Christian Organizations

Saturday, I read this excellent article by Ed Stetzer: “Considering (and Surviving) Unhealthy Christian Organizations.” It is part one of a series, and I look forward to reading further. Stetzer describes the “quandry” of the unhealthy Christian organization like this: “It often does good things on the outside while destroying the soul of those on […]