#WhyIStayed? – A Question for Followers of Toxic Leaders*

After the release of the hotel elevator video of NFL player Ray Rice striking and knocking out his then fiancee, the #WhyIStayed hashtag trended on Twitter for days. Evidence of physical abuse is often visible, but evidence of emotional, sexual … Continue reading

Leadership is Tough: How to Respond When You’ve Messed Up

Being a leader with influence and power at your disposal is a precarious position at any time in history. Mark Driscoll is the most recent megachurch celebrity to be caught in the media spotlight.  The ouster of Driscoll and all Mars … Continue reading

Strange Things and Fire Storms

Celebrity pastors and leaders had their time in the spotlight this past week. I returned on Saturday from a twenty-four hour seminary course taught in a retreat format and discovered the blogosphere humming with the antics and doctrinal claims of several … Continue reading