The REVEAL conference came about after Willowcreek took a deep look at whether they were really helping people grow closer to Christ. They created a survey that helped measure people’s hearts instead of gauging their spiritual growth by their outward involvement. Over 500 churches took the survey and it has helped hundreds of churches make course corrections in how they disciple adults. We went to learn how this tool might help Stillwater improve our structures & systems. Our
You know that feeling when your brain can’t take one more bit of information because you can’t physically store it anywhere? Your brain doesn’t know how to organize it or move forward because there’s so much in there? I’m there. I got to attend Gifted to Lead: The Art of Leading in the Church as a Woman yesterday. Great day. Great women. Lots of good stuff to lean into and flesh out. Today we were at Willowcreek for the Reveal conference. Continues tomorrow. Taking a deep loo
Bill Hybels – The High Drama of Decision Making
This is part of what leaders do: they make very tough calls
Do you have a process for how you arrive at a decision? Traditionally, Christian leaders ask these four questions:
1. What does the Bible say about this?
2. What would smart advisors say I should do?
3. P/G/E. What have I learned from the pain of past decisions, the gains and the experiences?
4. What is the Spirit prompting? (there will be peace at your core even on bi
john ortberg at leadership summit 2007 at willowcreek
we have a fear of failure, fear of mutiny, fear of criticism
“leadership is disappointing people at a rate they can stand”
he talked about us all having a shadow mission. its the temptation to center our lives around something that is unworthy. that sounded typical to me but he made a different point. our shadow mission is usually in alignment with our gifts, passions and wiring. its just 10 degrees off. our shadow mn