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The Wounded Minister: Healing from and Preventing Personal Attacks
A deft mix of personal experience and in-depth research, this resource will help wounded men and women of all ministerial positions learn how to recover from antagonism from church members.
Published July 1st 2001 by Baker Books
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This book covers a lot regarding what happens when one or more members of a congregation turn on the leadership in a church in a real ugly way. It's got some good info in it, but it's really only about very traditional, hierarchical churches that follow the Constantinian model -- otherwise there wouldn't be this "big buy" at the top to bully, etc. The true solution is to stop running or participating in "churches" that are so lacking in the (real) Holy Spirit that this kind of "Christian" behavi ...more