God calls all people to serve as priests, pastors, chaplains, and "spiritual technicians" (doers of ministry). but God calls some persons to lead the people out of the wilderness and to cast a vision for the people of God, who are not sure where they are going. The purpose of Christian leadership is to unleash the potential of a congregation by steering through planned change and the conflict that results. Alan E. Nelson is launching the Scottsdale Family Church in Arizona. He is also the author of Five Minute Ministry and Broken in the Right Places. Published by Abingdon Press.
Now launching the Scottsdale Family Church in Arizona, Alan E. Nelson is the former executive pastor at Bethany First Church of the Nazarene in Bethany, Oklahoma, the largest church in the denomination. He has planted a new church, earned his doctorate at the University of San Diego, founded the Christian Leadership Institute, and is the author of Five Minute Ministry and Broken in the Right Places.
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