And yes, there were certainly exceptions to this trend I noticed…
But I found that, in general, the NON-believers I worked with were better trained… better resourced… and better positioned to be the “influencers” in culture… than the believers.
And that troubled me!
“Shouldn’t the people of God be eagerly climbing these cultural mountains, claiming these positions of influence, and stewarding them for the good of the world?
Shouldn’t there be an ABUNDANCE of Christians becoming entrepreneurs… CEOs… coaches… consultants… media hosts… speakers… and authors?
… instead of the SCARCITY of such Christians that I’m seeing?”
After leaving the seminar business, I took some time off to dream and discern, and to seek what God had for me next...
It came to me: a new gust of inspiration… contained in a vision which I still remember vividly.
If I was so convinced that believers should be the influencers and experts in the world… why not make THAT my mission?
Why not devote myself to reversing the pattern that so concerned me… raising up a generation of mighty Christian leaders… and releasing them to impact culture for the Kingdom?
That was the original vision which launched Kingdom Builders Academy.
And now, after 5 years of training over 100,000 Christian leaders around the world…