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A Practical Message to Help You with That Toxic Person in Your Life

A Practical Message to Help You With That Toxic Person In Your Life

Our pastor said, and I paraphrase, “Toxic people are magnets who draw shards of truth and untruth into their orbit to build an image of their making to accomplish their purposes. Their hearts are fictional factories. If you permit them to do so, they will… Continue Reading …

8 Signs of Spiritual Abuse to See If It’s Happening to You

8 Signs of Spiritual Abuse to See If It's Happening to You

Can you give some clear examples of signs of how a pastor or church leader is crossing the line from being a shepherd to a spiritual abuser? It would be helpful to know when to support a pastor when he is genuinely trying to defend… Continue Reading …

Do You Think It’s Right to Correct My Authoritarian Husband?

Do You Think It's Right to Correct My Authoritarian Husband?

No human has absolute authority over another. This perspective should be common sense, but it’s not for everyone. A dictatorial husband and father can put wives and children in a difficult spot, which begs the question, do you think it’s right to correct my authoritarian… Continue Reading …

The Necessity Of “Critiquing” Authority Structures

Often a subordinate in a relationship comes to our ministry, asking if it is okay to have a voice within their hierarchal structure. The follower is afraid to bring critique to what they are experiencing. You may want to read: The Power Of the Critical… Continue Reading …

Parenting, Day 12 – Rule-Based Parenting Creates Dysfunctional Children

Parenting, Day 12 - Rule-Based Parenting Creates Dysfunctional Children

Being authoritarian should be a good thing because we must learn to live under God’s authority. Thus, to be authoritarian is to be like God. However, if authoritarianism is our only parenting method, it may scuttle the individualized sanctification needs of our children. And we… Continue Reading …