One reason why a church or Christian organization can become toxic is through church its members.  When people within the body are mean, distracted, disorganized, apathetic, or divided into cliques, people get discouraged and hurt.  Effective outreach becomes almost impossible.  This video gives more details.  If you see signs of some of these symptoms of dysfunctional body life, you may want to ask God’s mercy, speak with the leadership that actually makes decisions, and then offer your help to make positive changes.