Christian Leaders Or Christ’s Servants?

In a previous post I put forth the question, "Is Leadership A Healthy Christian Aim?“ I argued that "serve" not "lead" is the overwhelming Biblical ideal for the believer.  Yet “serve” is trampled in the Christian marketplace by the ever-pervasive call and challenge to become, to shape, or to produce “leaders." "Well, Steven," one might … Continue reading Christian Leaders Or Christ’s Servants?

Is Leadership a Healthy Christian Aim?

I hear a lot about developing Christian leaders for the next generation.  Many schools and churches target development of "leaders who will make an impact" as a necessity for their institution to survive in the marketplace of Christianity.  Christian parents and seminary candidates are attracted to slogans like "Preparing Christian Leaders for Tomorrow's World."  Clearly … Continue reading Is Leadership a Healthy Christian Aim?