Sojourn Network exists to see healthy pastors planting, growing, and multiplying healthy churches that last. Embedded in that mission is a core value that pastors matter, and that God has given to the church elders to lead, care for, and feed their sheep with 1the truth of God’s Word.
However, to truly be effective, elders need guidance. Furthermore, to create ministries that last, elders need care. For these reasons, and others we will explore below, Sojourn Network advocates for a polity that includes Lead Pastors.