August 20, 2011

Why Narcissists Make Bad Church Leaders

Posted in IC Doctrine and Practices, Misconceptions Dispelled, Pastor/Teachers tagged , , , , , , , , at 10:27 pm by Set Free Indeed


Narcissists Make Bad Leaders – A Study

Reading this MSNBC article entitled “Narcissists make bad leaders; here’s why” made me think about leaders in the churches exhibiting the same characteristics.

Although narcissists have leadership-related qualities, such as confidence, authority and high self-esteem, their self-centeredness ultimately prevents them from partaking in the creative exchange of information and ideas, which is crucial in group decision-making situations, the researchers at the University of Amsterdam said.

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February 17, 2011

“Don’t Put Your Mouth on the Manna God!”

Posted in Church Psychology, Misconceptions Dispelled, Videos tagged , , , , , at 5:47 pm by Set Free Indeed


This video debunks this fallacy in the IC in 2 minutes. Read the rest of this entry »

June 8, 2010

“Obey” and “Submit” to your Leaders? The Hebrews 13:17 Deception

Posted in False Beliefs about Church Leavers, IC Doctrine and Practices, Misconceptions Dispelled tagged , , , , , , , , , , , at 5:58 pm by Set Free Indeed


Many in the body of Christ believe that Hebrews 13:17 demands complete and absolute obedience to a spiritual leader, but is that really what the passage is saying? Read the rest of this entry »

May 4, 2010

Churchianity – A Working Definition

Posted in IC Doctrine and Practices tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 7:27 pm by Set Free Indeed


Introduction

Have you ever wondered how some folks, who call themselves “Christians,” can do Satan’s bidding all week long? Lie, cheat, fornicate, steal, etc., but attend church on Sunday morning in their suits and nice dresses, never being convicted of sin, never mourning over their sin, and asking God for forgiveness? Read the rest of this entry »

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