What qualifies someone to be a leader in the church? Can someone just announce to the rest of us that "God called me" or "God spoke to me"?
Many of the books of the New Testament were written by people who lied about their identity, claiming to be a famous apostle -- Peter, Paul, or James. In modern parlance, that is a lie.
The principles of clarity, transparency, accountability, and protecting the common good against private greed are not just economic policy matters. On a more transcendent level, they provide the metrics of real repentance.