The first observation that I need to make is that there is mystery here. We must acknowledge that complete understanding of this is beyond our reach as humans.
If one or of the leaders is using ungodly means to implement his vision, I struggle to see how the church could be healthy.
In the last few months, I have been reading about the first Ecumenical Councils of the church in the 4th and 5th Centuries. It was at these councils that the nature of Jesus was clearly defined for all of Christendom. Many of the misunderstandings about Jesus that survive today were addressed by these councils.
Church leaders have the opportunity to deprive our great enemy of his best and most effective tool. What is that tool? It is us when we are concerned about our own glory and reputation than we are of God’s glory and reputation.