Question: Pastor, who is responsible for your spiritual maturity and vitality?

Answer: I am, of course!
Ok, fine. Now answer this…
Question: : Pastor, who is responsible for the spiritual maturity and vitality of your congregation?
Answer: Again, I am!
Question: Really? Are you sure?
If you are responsible for your congregation’s spiritual maturity, what are they responsible for?
 

– Kirk Kirlin, Leadership Courage