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Toxic Churches: Restoration from Spiritual Abuse

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Spiritual abuse devastates its victims perhaps more than any other form of violation, because it targets those who are most unprepared and vulnerable. In Toxic Churches, Marc Dupont reaches out to those who have given their time, money, and talents to the Body of Christ, only to find themselves hurting, frustrated, and confused. He also writes to Christian leaders who may ...more
Paperback, 189 pages
Published February 1st 2004 by Chosen Books
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И~N
That was one of the nicest Christian books I've red so far!
The author investigates the symptoms of growing abusive atmosphere, which a congregation of believers or its pastor(s) could acquire in the course of time. He takes a closer look in the psychological and spiritual preconditions (unhealed emotions, complexes and not overcome emotional and/or spiritual traumas) which could and almost certainly would develop into a manipulative features of the leader, thus poisoning not only the whole atmos
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Rock Rockwell
Oct 08, 2007 Rock Rockwell rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Christians abused by Church Leadership
It is too often that Christians who: 1. love their church, 2. are dedicating long hours to their church, 3. and being used by God to see significant Kingdom advancement unfortanately will have their church leadership slander, abuse, and destroy them over 'other' agendas. This book is an amazing help to people who have been burned by their "shepherds" instead of being loved by them. It will help the abused deal with their hurt, read about other case studies, address issues biblically, and realize ...more
Kim Zimmerman
wow.....again...a book worth reading...really brought healing to my life...
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