Don’t follow leaders that have no Vision!

If there’s no vision, “Christian” leaders asking for submission are calling for followers to submit to them instead of God.

Christian leaders are often frustrated when followers don’t follow them. They shouldn’t be. Technically and ultimately, all Christians are Jesus Christ’s followers.

Christian leaders should be concerned when those entrusted to them are not following God.

Christian leaders’ responsibility is to lead followers to the vision that God has given to them. When such vision is not conveyed, leaders calling for submission is in the danger of giving the impression that they are calling for followers to submit to them. When there’s no vision to refer to. All they see is the persons who are calling for attention and submission!

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The Revd. Canon Dr. Khee-Vun Lin is the founder principal and tutor at Anglican Training Institute (ATI). Dr. Lin studied theology at Fuller Theological Seminary, USA (Doctor of Ministry), Trinity College, University of Bristol, UK (M.A.), and Malaysia Bible Seminary (Master of Christian Studies, M.CS). He has been the lecturer for Theology, Practical Ministry, and Mission Studies at ATI since its inception. During his tenant as the pastor-in-charge of Faith Christian Centre, Petaling Jaya, from 2000-2010, Dr. Lin guided more than 25 young adults as they responded to fulltime ministry and saw the church grew almost threefold in membership. He is trilingual (English, Chinese and Malay) and a well sought-after speaker.

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