Two Basic Idolatries ➙

These, then, are the two basic idolatries; and they are ever with us. The demand for power and the insistence on wisdom, always for us or from our point of view, are still the basic idolatries of our fallen world. - Gordon D. Fee
Christian leadership gives us power and the opportunity to claim we know how to best pursue God's Kingdom (the appearance of wisdom).

We should be terrified.