Do leaders shape culture or does culture shape leaders?
We might think the answer is both, and that is true. Certainly the culture has an influence on leadership and leadership has an influence on culture.
However, spiritual leaders cannot allow the culture to dictate the direction of God’s people, but they must shape the culture into the image of Jesus.
How can leaders do so?
First, we must learn and understand the culture.
Second, recognize the need of culture.
Third, provide an example for the culture.
And fourth, guide them to a better culture.
Just a few steps can shape the changes needed to direct a greater focus toward Christ.