Narcissism Among Pastors

The revelations about Jacob Prasch and Joshua Chavez are a reminder of other wolves in the pulpit such as Ravi Zacharias, Benny Hinn, Todd Bentley, Joel Osteen, Kenneth Copeland and a host of others. And, as you dig deeper into this problem, you realize that this isn’t just about flawed preachers, but a system that attracts narcissists to positions of leadership.

Like the military version, our Seminary Industrial Complex has created a system of corruption in our churches that is now impossible to fix. We’ve created a monster, and it is now destroying us.

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Stop Worshiping Leaders

The idolatry among professing Christians is nothing short of amazing, and pastors are encouraging it. They love the personality cult that surrounds them. They love the rock star status. And, they love hiding their sins behind a code of secrecy

The Pharisees did exactly the same thing, and Jesus called them children of the Devil. They were the pastors of their era, and Jesus called them out and said that they were vile and evil. He said that they were whited graves, vipers and children of Satan.

Today, instead of the Pharisee, we have the sinful pastor.

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