Challenging Leaders : Preventing and Investigating Allegations of Pastoral Malpractice

Challenging Leaders : Preventing and Investigating Allegations of Pastoral Malpractice

Regular price £11.99

Graham Nicholls

Category: Religion

Publication date: 3/14/23

Publisher: Christian Focus Publications Ltd

ISBN 13: 9780198810506

Total Pages: 160 pages

Weight: 210

Dimensions: 137 x 214 x 11

A practical guide for church leaders looking to prevent, or navigate accusations of,pastoral malpractice. A�Good spiritual leadership is vital to the health of a church. When leaders misuse their position and are controlling, egotistical and proud, they abuse the trust they have been given by the Lord. Abuse of power is not a new phenomenon however, it is an ancient biblical category, and must be addressed. A�There are delicate situations to be navigated. Drawing lines between abuse and normal,appropriate pastoral care, including warning, admonition and discipline is crucial,as is discovering when accusations are false. A�The author team behind this book bring many years of pastoral experience, as well as wisdom and training in the area of abuse within the church. A�A�A�This book is for�_"A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Those struggling to navigate this hazardous landscape�_"A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Church leaders working through these issues�_"A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Churches seeking to create a healthy Christian communityA�Contents includeSpiritual Abuse and ScriptureHealthy Church CultureAbusive Church CultureTrauma and those who SufferDeveloping Healthy ProceduresMedia and Abuse