In a culture where everyone feels entitled to their 15MB of fame, is it any wonder that Christian leaders define success by their celebrity influence? Leaders look at culture and deduce that if they can formulate a powerful platform then they will be able to wield influence. And that’s what they want, to influence the world for Christ, right?
This is why defining influence as leadership is dangerous in a culture where influence is perceived as celebrity capital.
Tim's authored four books, including Longing For More: Daily Reflections on Finding God in the Rhythms of Life. He and his wife, Christine, co-founded The Edges and live in Charlotte, North Carolina with their three pixie-daughters. Sign-up here to follow their work.