A small percentage of Christians would be regarded as great in worldly terms—only a tiny fraction of preachers would be so described. Are your preachers suitably honoured and supported by your church?
1 Corinthians 1:27, “But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty; . . .”
1 Timothy 5:17, ” Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and doctrine.”