A simple observation indicates that the church is reaping the consequences of little planning over the past 40-50 years for future leaders.
Ralph Nader said, “I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” And John Maxwell said, “If you want to grow, lead followers. If you want to multiply, lead leaders.”
We need to…
Encourage the young and old to prepare themselves for leadership.
Provide opportunities to learn how to lead.
Mentor leadership within the family and church.
Meeting tomorrow’s needs begins with preparing leaders today.