In his essay on Alexander the Great, the ancient Greek writer, Plutarch, said men’s character can many times be judged by the seemingly inconsequential like “a phrase or a jest.” These can tell you much about a man’s character.
I’ve been on hundreds, perhaps thousands of church web sites. Rare is the church that includes as much biographical information on the elders as it does on the pastors. What is that telling us? Does it show how we put the pastor in the place that only belongs to a group of men? Are we really surprised that there is a cult of personality in the American church?