The role of the pastor in the process of developing ordained leadership
James Daele Funyak
The purpose of this study was to discover the role of the pastor in the process of developing ordained leadership in the church. The study followed a qualitative research method, utilizing semi-structured interviews with seven pastors, analyzed in a constant comparative method. The research explored volunteerism, leadership, and leadership development. This study concluded that pastors are uniquely engage in two aspects of the leadership development process: identifying and developing the role and function of the ordained leadership within their specific church and in identifying and developing individuals to fulfill the specific role and function of the ordained leadership within their church.
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