Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, The: Recognizing and Escaping Spiritual Manipulation and False Spiritual Authority Within the Church - eBook  -     By: David Johnson, Jeff VanVonderen
Buy Item $8.79 Retail: $15.99 Save 45% ($7.20) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, The: Recognizing and Escaping Spiritual Manipulation and False Spiritual Authority Within the Church - eBook

Bethany House / 2005 / ePub

$8.79 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $15.99
|
Save 45% ($7.20)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW23808EB

Current Promotions
* This product is available for purchase worldwide.

Read this eBook on:


CBDReader App for Android

  1. 1

    Using your Android device, you can download the CBDReader App directly from the Android Market. First, click on the 'Apps' icon from your main screen.

  2. 2

    On the app screen, click 'Market' or 'Play Store'.

  3. 3

    Click the spy glass icon and search 'CBDReader'.

  4. 4

    Click 'Free'.

  5. 5

    Click 'Install'.

  6. 6

    Click 'Accept and download' to affirm the terms and conditions.

  7. 7

    Click 'Open' to open the reader.

  8. 8

    Log in with your CBD account and all the eBooks you've purchased on the Christianbook.com website will be automatically added to your device.



Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

Product Description

No one should leave church feeling manipulated, controlled, shamed, or condemned. But places of shelter and encouragement can become abusive if spiritual leaders begin to use their authority to meet their needs for importance, power, or spiritual gratification. Here you'll discover how to identify an abusive church and also how to break free from its destructive legalism. Topics covered include:

  • How spiritual abuse develops--and why those under its grip often don't see it
  • The subtle ways that leaders and systems "hook" and control believers, robbing them of their joy in Christ
  • Scriptural help in recognizing healthy spiritual relationships
  • Effective strategies for escaping abusive situations

    Insightful, practical, and solidly grounded in Scripture, this book has what you need to recover a grace-filled relationship with God and His church.

  • Product Information

    Format: DRM Protected ePub
    Vendor: Bethany House
    Publication Date: 2005
    ISBN: 9781441202420
    ISBN-13: 9781441202420
    Availability: In Stock

    Publisher's Description

    In a breakthrough book first published in 1991, the authors address the dynamics in churches that can ensnare people in legalism, guilt, and begrudging service, keeping them from the grace and joy of God's kingdom.Written for both those who feel abused and those who may be causing it, The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse shows how people get hooked into abusive systems, the impact of controlling leadership on a congregation, and how the abused believer can find rest and recovery.

    Author Bio

    David Johnson has been the senior pastor at Church of the Open Door in Maple Grove, Minnesota, since 1980. During this time, the church has grown from a congregation of 160 to 3,000 people. A much sought-after speaker, he is a graduate of Bethel College and received his theological training at Bethel Seminary and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. His Growing in Grace radio broadcast is syndicated internationally. David and his family live in Minnesota.

    Product Reviews

    Be the first to write a review!

    Ask Christianbook

    Back
    ×

    Ask Christianbook

    What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

    If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

    Other Customers Also Purchased

    1. Normal Christian Life - eBookeBOOK
      Normal Christian Life - eBook
      Watchman Nee
      CLC Publications / 2009 / ePub
      $7.29 Retail: $9.99 Save 27% ($2.70)
      5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
      Availability: In Stock
      CBD Stock No: WW38702EB
    2. God Can Handle It . . . Marriage
      God Can Handle It . . . Marriage
      S.M. Henriques
      WALNUT GROVE / Trade Paperback
      $0.59 Retail: $6.95 Save 92% ($6.36)
      Availability: In Stock
      CBD Stock No: WW655905
    3. A New Way of Living
      A New Way of Living
      Joyce Meyer
      Hachette Book Group, USA / DVD
      $2.49 Retail: $7.99 Save 69% ($5.50)
      5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
      Availability: In Stock
      CBD Stock No: WW536547
    4. 1 & 2 Corinthians: The MacArthur New Testament Commentary  - eBookeBOOK
      1 & 2 Corinthians: The MacArthur New Testament Commentary - eBook
      John MacArthur
      Moody Publishers / 2003 / ePub
      $19.79 Retail: $35.98 Save 45% ($16.19)
      Availability: In Stock
      CBD Stock No: WW23469EB

    Find Related Products

    Author/Artist Review

    Start A New Christianbook.com Search