Leadership


For previous sections of this series click here: Part 1. Part 2. Part 3.  It has been nine years since I first left home.   Looking back on my childhood and my young adult life since then, I often feel that it could be pictured as a clock pendulum swinging. Back and forth…back and forth…   From one extreme to another.   Perhaps it is just this particular study of leadership that reminds me of it all, but...

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  Hello Readers,   Today has been nonstop from the beginning, so I apologize I am just now sitting down to get this post out. My series has interestingly enough, come out, around the same time that Bill Gothard has relaunched his personal web site with a new look and a host of testimonies from followers claiming that all the testimonies RecoveringGrace has reported on are false. Next week I plan to link to some articles...

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  Hello Readers,   Welcome to Part 2 of my series on the Harmful Leadership of Bill Gothard. If you haven’t already make sure to check out the other posts in the series. Introduction Part 1. This week’s post gives a brief overview of Bill Gothard’s rise to leadership, the impact of his ministry, and the subsequent scandals that have led to his recent resignation in 2014. I owe a huge debt of gratitude to...

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  You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore, you learn how to do it. Norman Schwarzkopf   Today marks the first installment of my series on the Harmful, Moral Leadership of Bill Gothard. This series is taken from a research paper I wrote for one of my recent graduate classes on Leadership Studies. Given its academic nature and length, I have...

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