Would Jesus Be a Leader in the Western Church Today?

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Let’s take a look at Jesus, the almighty God, our Savior and Creator and upholder of all things. Was He a leader? I’m asking a serious question. I am troubled by the possibility that Jesus would not be a leader in the Western Church today. Think with me here. What did Jesus do that has any resemblance to what our pastors and staffs do today? Again, seriously: What did Jesus actually do? He taught. He healed sick people and delivered those who were oppressed. He confronted the legalistic religious leadership of His day. He performed miracles. He died for our sins and rose to life. The only similarity between what He did and what we do is teaching, unless you’re one of those in the minority who operate in the gifts of the Spirit.

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