Just a quick entry to let the readers know that I've updated my posts from Innovate '09 with video from the speakers. For the Good Stuff click.
I went to a church conference, and I have to vent about something. I cannot stand the trend of Christian leaders that has bred the metrosexual look. What is a metrosexual? As defined online, metrosexual is a heterosexual man who looks homosexual. The apostle Paul is pretty straightforward in 1 Corinthians 11 that men should… Continue reading Church and Metrosexuals
Jon Falwell came out on the evening of the 19th and invited all the church planters in the room to come forward so the pastors of the churches could pray over them. It was pretty amazing.
What can I say? Perry Noble ROCKED! I seriously do not know where to start. He said so many great things that I cannot choose a highlight. Perry spoke from Luke 15, the story of the Prodigal Son. But he looked at the ‘other brother’ and compared him to so many churches and leaders. It… Continue reading Innovate Church – Perry Noble
Mark was the one speaker at the conference that I was really looking forward to hearing from. Perhaps my expectations got too high. I was disappointed with his session. I think the biggest disappointment was that he presented information rather than really engaged the group. Maybe it was just that it was after lunch. He… Continue reading Innovate Conference – Mark DeYmaz
In the church, we need to take seriously the damage and danger of sin. I really expected Ed Stetzer to throw statistics and charts at us. I think it may have been what he was planning to do. A funny thing happened on the way to the church… He spoke on the topic of “Secret… Continue reading Innovate Conference – Ed Stetzer
On Tuesday morning, Francis Chan offered us an awesome challenge in ministry. He had a ton of great stuff, and to be honest, I was pleasantly surprised. One of the best things he shared was this single thought: It bothers me that the modern church is so stoppable. I heard that, and I thought, “YES!… Continue reading Innovate Conference – Francis Chan