We have a lot of enthusiasts as it relates to holiness, we have a lot of enthusiasts as it relates to stewardship, we have a lot of enthusiasts as it relates to Bible knowledge and theology, but what I’ve found is that we have very few experts, very few practitioners. John O. shares why we need experts.
Tom Lin discusses why leadership isn’t sexy and the importance of suffering.
Mike Breen shares a state of the evangelical union telling where we’ve been in the past year and ideas of what the future holds.
Rodolpho Carrasco discusses the value of business for Christians.
Tara Russell asks the question, “How effectively are you cultivating the life of your own soul?”
Jeff Vanderstelt explains why the gospel is good news for pastors.
Jen Hatmaker discusses being a leader worth following.
David Platt answers the question, “If I want to make discipleship more of a priority, where do I start?”
Matt Carter shares four reasons why we should be passionate about the nations.
If the Gospel doesn’t motivate your people, then you can shout and scream and dance and try to motivate them and you’ll never see a movement. Find out why.
1. DON’T EXPECT EVERYONE TO “GET IT” This is where leaders get hung up a lot: they read a book (like Total Church), go to a conference (like Verge), develop a man crush on a leader (like Jeff Vanderstelt), and suddenly expect everybody in their community to “get it”. The reality is that all… Read More »
“The only thing that can sustain incarnational mission is love. Legalism, moralism, obligation, vision, or energy will not be able to sustain it.” When we think about leadership development we often think we need godly people who have the gift of leadership and entrepreneurship. These things are good, but the only quality that cultivates love… Read More »
To purchase the Digital Access Pass (which includes this full talk), go to the Verge Network Store. “If you want the blessing of God on your life, you must care about what God cares about most: He wants His lost children found. NOTHING matters more. If you want to know how much it cost… Read More »
“It doesn’t matter what level of leadership you are in, (small group, worship pastor, mega pastor, etc.) too often we use those around for ministry rather than invest in those around us for ministry. Are your people used for ministry or invested for ministry?” Download the full message:
Are our development programs about releasing leaders to the missional frontier? Or, more likely, are they about recruiting volunteers to keep the machine of the church running?
Everyone who participates gets a FREE chapter from Mike Breen’s book, Multiplying Missional Leaders.
Everyone who participates gets a FREE chapter from Alan Hirsch and Tim Catchim’s book, The Permanent Revolution.
“This process helped me realize that our Community Group that we had led was great and God used it in mighty ways, but it was incomplete.”