I couldn’t control them. I couldn’t make people make right decisions.
Dealing With Control Freaks in a Small Church
Small churches don’t attract passive people, unhealthy churches create them. And then, they often become your biggest control freaks.
Controlling Leaders Aren’t Born: They’re Made
One of the most dangerous forms of leadership, and one of the most frustrating, in my opinion, is the controlling leader. I’ve written about this issue previously, because I believe it is one of the leading reasons for stalled growth and low morale in an organizational or team setting. Under a controlling leader’s watch, leadership…
10 Signs of a Pastor Controlled Church
I recently wrote a post titled, “11 Signs of a Family-Run Church.” Apparently, that post hit a nerve for many readers who’ve seen that kind of church. Some readers also asked about another kind of church they’ve seen: the pastor controlled church. So, here are characteristics I’ve seen in this church: The pastor is not…
Ron Edmondson: 7 Signs You May Be a Controlling Leader
If you’re reading this, you are still wondering if you might be a controlling leader. Or if you work for one. Here are seven warning signs that you may be a controlling leader.