Six Reasons Why Churches Continue to Get Immature Christians in Leadership Positions

Episode #472
October 2, 2018
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Podcast Episode #472

Leadership in the church tends to fall to those who are either the loudest or who want it the most instead of who is spiritually mature enough to handle it. Today we explore why this happens and how to avoid it.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • We see many people in leadership in the church not because they are mature Christians, but because they make the most noise.
  • Don’t reward church bullies with leadership positions in the church.
  • If church members are not committed to the financial stewardship the church, they probably shouldn’t be in leadership positions in the church.
  • Low expectation churches are typically the ones that struggle to find leaders or volunteers for ministry.

The six reasons we discuss are:

  1. The noisy get rewarded.
  2. The bullies get rewarded.
  3. No one checks the giving records.
  4. Some try to use the church for power they don’t have outside the church.
  5. The church is a low expectation church.
  6. Leadership is not rotated.

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast

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