Narcissists and legalists rarely quit. That’s because they don’t believe they are ever wrong and don’t understand the propriety of stepping back. They are usually driven by their need for affirmation and control.
Now, I am not accusing anyone in particular of being anything in particular here, but I wanted to pass on this information from Julie Anne at Spiritual Sounding Board. This came through on Recovering Grace without more information, but the rest of the story is here. What do you think?
Bill Gothard launches new accountability ministry/program: Total Success Power Teams
A few weeks ago, I was given some information regarding a new “program” that Bill Gothard is promoting. I was shocked that he’d want to get back in the saddle of ministry work so soon after resigning from the Board of the Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP) Gothard founded IBLP in 1961 but was banned from participation due to accusations of sexual harassment from more than 30 women. The IBLP Board did eventually clear him of what they called “criminal activity,” leaving unanswered questions. (Source).
I think it is important to show a timeline of events related to Gothard’s scandal:
March 5, 2014 -Mr. Gothard indicated that he wanted to follow Matthew 5:23-24 and listen to those who have “ought [sic] against” him. In considering what was in the best interests of the Institute, the Board of…
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