He gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ ... we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ, from whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.
We learned that leaders in the church exist to help the saints (all Christians in the church) be the ministers, missionaries and disciple makers. When this happens the church begins to look like Jesus!
Often believers in our church mistakenly think they must arrive or know a certain amount to begin to live as Saints, Ministers, Missionaries and Disciple Makers but we saw in Luke 9:57-62 that there is no room for excuses!
God has made you the way you are; He has provided everything you need to accomplish the tasks he is calling you to do! Jesus commands that we look at the people around us and start loving them, serving them, relating to them, sharing our stories with them, sharing the Gospel with them, inviting them into our faith community, calling them to repentance, etc.. Church, You can do it! Praying for you.