Multiply Pastors! I lead with this title because many pastors see multiplication and immediately assume it means multiplication of churches. And most churches are not in a position to plant a church, so pastors will stop reading this article after seeing multiplication. Please read on!
Anybody can release potential leaders into ministry with a word, a conversation, a prophecy, or by boldly sharing a dream about their future. Encourage the next generation by letting them shadow you so they can see the possibility for themselves. Let’s all raise youth to become youth leaders and youth pastors. Find, mentor and support students while in high school, college (bible or not) and seminary. Redeem the gifting and success of marketplace leaders for the pastorate. Only a Senior Pastor can initiate the pastoral process for this new leader.