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When Narcissism Comes to Church: Healing Your Community From Emotional and Spiritual Abuse

When Narcissism Comes to Church: Healing Your Community From Emotional and Spiritual Abuse

by Chuck DeGroat

Outreach Resource of the YearWhy Does Narcissism Seem to Thrive in Our Churches?We've seen the news stories. Maybe we ourselves have been hurt by a narcissistic church leader. But what is narcissism, really? And how does it infiltrate the church? Chuck DeGroat has been counseling pastors with narcissistic personality disorder, as well as those wounded by… Read more…

Wholeheartedness: Busyness, Exhaustion, and Healing the Divided Self

Wholeheartedness: Busyness, Exhaustion, and Healing the Divided Self

by Chuck DeGroat

I’m being pulled in a thousand different directions.   As a therapist, Chuck DeGroat hears that line all the time. “I hear it from students and software developers,” he says. “I hear it from spiritual leaders and coffee baristas. And I hear it from my own inner self.”   We all feel that nasty pull to and fro, the frant… Read more…

Toughest People to Love: How to Understand, Lead, and Love the Difficult People in Your Life -- Including Yourself

Toughest People to Love: How to Understand, Lead, and Love the Difficult People in Your Life -- Including Yourself

by Chuck DeGroat

People -- frustrating, confusing, disappointing, complicated -- are the most difficult part of leadership, and they challenge leaders everywhere, from leaders of many to managers of a few. In this book Chuck DeGroat addresses the flawed nature of people and offers wisdom for leaders of all types in dealing with just about anyone who is difficult to lead and … Read more…