You Might Be Giant Church Inc If…

When I first understood that my family and I experienced spiritual abuse at the church we left, I believed it happened due to the lack of accountability from a denominational membership. Or that churches who taught the prosperity gospel were the only ones prone to toxic leadership. I believed Giant Church Inc was limited to…

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Giant Church Inc’s Long Track Record

More and more pastors and Christian leaders are acknowledging that spiritual abuse is happening in their own churches, denominations, organizations, and church planting networks. Michael J. Kruger, President of Reformed Theological Seminary is writing a series on spiritual abuse on his blog. He named the series well: Bully Pulpit. In his post dated February 15,…

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What Do We Do, Giant Church Inc?

Three weeks ago I knew what I was writing for this month’s Giant Church Inc post. I planned to share a link to the interview with Aimee Byrd on The Roy’s Report. They talked about the continued abuse Byrd has endured over her latest book. Abuse made public, known to church leadership, but without any…

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Another Name For Giant Church Inc

The latest evangelical scandal hasn’t only been top news in Christian and religious circles, it’s reached the secular news cycle as well. The repercussions of the scandal are far reaching. In an article for RNS, Kyle J. Howard summarized Ravi Zacharias’ grievous actions, “the public learned Zacharias was not only a sexual predator, but a…

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Another Giant Church Inc Empire

Church, we must not ignore what is happening within Christian organizations operating like Giant Church Inc. We must speak about it and against it. My hope and prayer is that others who are looking at the Church will come to know the difference between Giant Church Inc and the Church. That will happen as we…

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The Culture of Giant Church Inc

I thought about taking a break from my Giant Church Inc series for the Christmas season. We want to be merry and bright and the Giant Church Inc topic is not holly jolly. But if we’re a people who are courageously committed to the truth, we can’t stick our heads in the sand and pretend…

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Let’s Change This, Giant Church Inc

I’ve researched and read hundreds of articles, blogs, and news stories about the devastation caused by Giant Church Inc. My latest read on the topic not only brought clarity about how we can resist the toxic, celebrity culture Giant Church Inc cultivates, but A Church Called Tov by Scot McKnight and Laura Barringer gave me…

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Redeeming Power

It took three years to learn about and understand what happened to me and my family at the church we left in 2017. Dr. Diane Langberg and her work helped give me the language to tell our story of spiritual abuse. Through her lectures, articles, and podcast interviews, for the first time in my life,…

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Sign Here at Giant Church Inc

As a little girl, I stood in line with the church people to shake hands with new members of our Baptist church. To join, they walked to the front, talked to the pastor, then the people in the pews voted them in. All the old church people lined up to welcome the new ones. I…

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We See You, Giant Church Inc

More leaders, experts, and journalists are finding out about the toxic leadership and spiritual abuse happening within the Church, and they’re writing about it. This kind of behavior from the very ones who are called to shepherd God’s people “counters the gospel and fights the very character of Jesus himself,” writes Scot McKnight in an…

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