Why Do Christian Leaders Fall?

Why do leaders fall? They fall for the same reason all Christians fall.

Each of us is drawn away by our own evil desires and enticed. When these desires are acted upon, they lead to sin (see James 1:14-15). Sin has a life cycle—it either grows or withers depending on whether we feed or starve it.

John Owen, the prolific Puritan author, wrote, "Be killing sin, or sin will be killing you."

Listen to more here as Pastor Shane Idleman unpacks the reasons leaders fall.

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Shane Idleman is the founder and lead pastor of Westside Christian Fellowship in Southern California. More can be found at ShaneIdleman.com, and free downloads of his books are available at WCFAV.org. Visit him on Facebook and subscribe to his new podcast.


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