Unless born again we cannot see or minister the Kingdom of God. This means being dead to all that is ‘naturally’ us and living in what is supernaturally Jesus.
A curious thing to see in this setting is the person who has not trained as a pastor and who does an not covet the role, doing well at it and growing in the art of nurturing people
There’s a line in one of Rick Joyner’s books where Jesus remarks, ‘I didn’t appoint them. They appointed themselves.’
Those who live out of Jesus are more sensible and trustworthy than those who live out of the latest teaching they have come across.
Our life in Jesus enables us to see with clarity and avoid the confusion that besets the religious person .