Most churches merely exist.
Many churches do not develop leaders intentionally and
consistently. When leaders emerge from some churches, it is often
by accident. Something is missing. Something is off.
Authors Eric Geiger (author of bestselling Simple
Church and Creature of the Word) and Kevin Peck
argue that churches that consistently produce leaders have a strong
conviction to develop leaders, a healthy culture for
leadership development, and helpful constructs to
systematically and intentionally build leaders. All three are
essential for leaders to be formed through the ministry of a local
From the first recordings of history God has made it clear that He
has designed creation to be led by His covenant people. More than
that, He has decided what His people are to do with that
leadership. Whether you are called to lead your home, in the
marketplace, in God’s church, or in your community, if you are
called by God you are called to lead others to worship the glory of
God in Jesus Christ.
God has designed His people to lead.