Detailed Contents of Book: Spiritual Abuse Recovery
Chapter 1 What’s Going On?
The Problem Introduced
Church Issue and Ministry Problem
The Context of the Study
Purpose and Research Question
How Participants Were Recruited
Size of People Sample
Chapter 2 What Do Other People Say?
Introduction to the Literature Reviewed
Church Leaving and Spiritual Abuse
Grace, Identity, and Community
Pentecostal and Charismatic Issues
Chapter 3 What Does the Bible Say?
The Mar Factors
The Inaccuracy of Legalism
Description of the Hierarchical/Authoritarian Model
Origin of the Hierarchical/Authoritarian Model
Critique of the Hierarchical/Authoritarian Model
Leadership from a New Testament Perspective
The Journey Towards Restoration
Chapter 4 What Does This Research Say?
Description of the Research Project
Analysis of the Surveys
Analysis of the Pastor’s Surveys
Summary and Conclusions
Chapter 5 What Can We Do About It?
Summary and Implications for the Church