There are a few words that have been haunting me these last ten days or so..."Maybe you aren't as close to God as you think you are." I first heard those words at The Whiteboard Sessions spring 2008, delivered by Vince Antonucci. I had quoted him a few times over the last year, mostly in … Continue reading Haunting…
Internally focused churches find themselves lacking in relationships. This happens because an internally focused church teaches people unintentionally to be selfish. This selfishness tends to turn “outsiders” (those outside the church) off. Actually, selfishness turns us all off, doesn’t it, unless its us behaving selfishly! On page 19 of The Externally Focused Church, the author … Continue reading Being Externally Focused and Worship
While on the East Coast last week, I was reminded the importance of my time with God. As a leader, I often get too caught up in the time other people are spending with God and not caught up enough in my own time with God. As the leader of the discipleship ministry, I can … Continue reading Seeking God
You've read the notes on the Whiteboard Sessions...Starting Tuesday, I will begin working my way through posts on my thoughts on each session! Watch for it! We may try some new video posts this week!
Notes from Vince Antonucci's talk... - We are reaching people, just not lost people. - Seek and save God's lost children. - Know where God's heart is...saving the lost. - We get the honor to be the answer to Jesus' prayer for the world. - What breaks your heart? - Are you going to places … Continue reading wibo – Vince Antonucci
Mark Batterson pastors National Community Church in Washington, DC. Notes on Mark's Session: - "The farther away from home you are, the more of an expert you are." - Launch Sunday for National Community Church happened on a weekend where record snowfall happened. Only his family showed up. - Weren't 200 after the second year. … Continue reading Speaker #1 – Mark Batterson (Post 1)