Church Abuse of Clergy (Paperback)

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Imagine receiving a shocking email from a church member stating that you, the pastor, have mishandled church funds and that you should resign for the good of the congregation. Soon you discover that the church member sent the email to many other church members. Additional lies will follow until the fateful day comes when the members vote to fire you, or the bishop dismisses you, or you resign for sheer survival. You are experiencing church abuse of clergy, which is the topic of this book. Clergy will gain an entirely new understanding of church abuse of clergy that afflicts many pastors and their loved ones by reading this book. The view of church abuse of clergy being presented is a new paradigm that challenges older explanations of the church abuse. This book shows that clergy must begin collaborating in order to discover effective solutions to the church abuse of clergy problem. Clergy must become empowered to confront the church at all levels and support one another in the face of church abuse of clergy. A very toxic ministry situation exists throughout the United States and internationally, which must be challenged.

About the Author

Gene Fowler is a minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA). He also is a pastoral theologian whose PhD is from Princeton Theological Seminary. He has authored several books about pastoral care in the congregational setting.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781532661433
ISBN-10: 1532661436
Publisher: Cascade Books
Publication Date: March 9th, 2020
Pages: 230
Language: English