Two Practical Steps to Prevent Narcissists from Becoming Pastors

“I don’t think that churches create narcissists. I think they give a platform for the narcissistic personality to flourish if they don’t have discerning skills.” – Scot McKnight So… I couldn’t help but think that we must develop a better way to root out dangerous individuals from our leadership structures. This sounds promising but itContinue reading “Two Practical Steps to Prevent Narcissists from Becoming Pastors”

Giftedness vs. Fruitfulness: The Hidden Dangers of Following Gifted Church Leaders

A Dilemma The advent of the Evangelical Industrial Complex and its ugly younger sibling, Celebrity Pastor Syndrome, has forced evangelicals to ponder why they’re so attracted to the concept of global ministry success and the undeniable giftedness of certain personalities who occupy the stage come Sunday morning.  But why do we allow ourselves to emulateContinue reading “Giftedness vs. Fruitfulness: The Hidden Dangers of Following Gifted Church Leaders”