Posts Tagged "Christianity"


Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. Anthem – by Leonard Cohen Dear Readers, Going on four years ago now I started up this site. I was the church girl who had found myself stranded on the side of the road terrified to admit that the faith I had built my life on was breaking to pieces. Protestant, conservative Christianity in its many forms...

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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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  The final few weeks of this past semester, I embarked on analyzing the leadership of a man I once believed to be a great man of God. This man was a well known leader to the community I was raised in. He was also a recognized leader among many others within the larger conservative Christian community my family followed when I was a child, who have all fallen in recent years to the blinding light of public exposure revealing...

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  No more papers, no more books, no more teacher’s dirty looks… Please tell me there is someone out there who remembers that line. Yes I was that odd homeschool girl who grew up on movies like Anne of Green Gables and Sound Of Music more than I did actual movies from the nineties, but how can you not love Miss Anne spelled with an E? It is funny the things that stick with you even years later. I finished my last final...

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    Hey Readers, Tuesday is here and almost gone. I am sorry this post is coming out so late. Every week I set a goal to have most of this post written by Monday, and then the week flies by and its Tuesday, and I’m like “Oh Crap the Townhall!!” This past week has been a busy week for the blog. First there was my homeschool series running over on Homeschoolers Anonymous. Then I spent time updating the Untold...

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