Some issues in the church are unlikely to go away anytime soon. Unfortunately, reports of spiritual, emotional, physical, and sexual abuse keep surfacing in Christian circles everywhere, so the Spin team examines the scars of emotional abuse in particular and the parameters of the authority that church leadership has over their congregants.

What does consist as an abusive behavior? What is the authority given to leaders in the church, and is there a tool or system to curb and restrain abuse of power? How does one to proceed when spiritual or emotional abuse is detected, but there’s no obvious criminality involved? 

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The Blog

Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics.

Posted on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Let's be vigilant but not hysterical

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517
Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Some thoughts on depression and anxiety

Posted on Friday, June 29, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Who has actually been blinded by politics?

Posted on Thursday, June 28, 2018 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Reflections on bi-vocational ministry.

Posted on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

An excerpt from Why Can't We Be Friends?

Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Will we have unity?

Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

An excerpt from Why Can't We Be Friends?

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Permit or Promote?

Posted on Friday, June 15, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

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The Contributors

Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics. Read more at each of their individual blogs, listed below.

 


Carl Trueman

Postcards from Palookaville

Pastor and teacher of church history, this anti-celebrity "celebrity” dreams about what might have been, had he played his cards right. See all of Carl’s posts »


Todd Pruitt

1517

Always Texan, once Southern Baptist, now Presbyterian, he exhibits a high regard for BASE jumping, interpretive dance, and puppies. See all of Todd's posts »


Aimee Byrd

Housewife Theologian

Driving her kids all over tarnation, and her husband crazy, this tender-loving, cut-throat theologian packs a punch... or Nunchuck. See all of Aimee's posts »