Within the church I serve, we’re taking steps toward developing an environment of high challenge (not common in church culture) as well as strong encouragement (which is common). One word for this is accountability. But is true accountability really experienced? I had a pastor-friend ask me once, “Todd, have you ever been in an accountability group that really worked?” My one-word response, “No.”
So, how can we foster integrity between what’s on the outside as well as what’s on the inside? I think Mike Breen has some very helpful things to say on this. Read below.