This is an essay review of three books on the important topic of narcissism and spiritual abuse in church leadership. The books are: When Narcissism Comes to Church by Chuck DeGroat, A Church Called Tov by Scot McKnight and Laura Barringer, and Redeeming Power: Understanding Authority and Abuse in the Church by Diane Langberg. Gembola assesses what each book offers to those who provide care for church leaders, and to those impacted by leadership failures. Readers will be helped by Gembola’s guided view of what these well-known writers have to say.
Three Recent Books on Narcissism and Spiritual Abuse in Church Leadership
from the Journal of Biblical Counseling 35:3 | 2021