MissionInsite has just released a new update from Mosaic about lifestyle expectations. The number and names of segments remains the same, but there are some changes relevant to spiritual leaders.
Functionally, this is the transition from “Enabler” to “CEO”. It is a traditional step in the Christendom church as clergy gain experience, seek new challenges, and “rise” to lead a larger, more 7-day-a-week church. Yet it is not an easy transition. Some are successful, other not. But why not?
The contradiction among women between "function" in the church, and "identity" in the Christian movement is significant ... and growing.
What happens among women in spiritual leadership may well shake the church institution even as it accelerates the Christian movement.
The emerging spiritual leader in the postmodern world is the Life Coach or Guru. This is often a step further beyond the Faith Tutor or Discipler. How are they different?