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Leadership Summit 2008 | BILL HYBELS: Relentless

August 8, 2008

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SESSION 9. Summit Page. I’ve studied many leaders, but none of them have impressed me more than the study I’ve done on Mother Teresa. Cf. 2 Chronicles 16:9 For the eyes of the LORD range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. Very early on in her life she […]

Leadership Summit 2008 | BRAD ANDERSON: An Uncompromising Focus on People

August 8, 2008

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SESSION 8. Summit Page. WHY DID YOU GO TO SEMINARY? WHY DID YOU DROP OUT? Trying to honor my father’s dream. I was struggling with my own faith at that time, and the authenticity seemed to much, so I dropped out. My father was profoundly disappointed. But I didn’t leave my faith. I’m like a […]

Leadership Summit 2008 | CATHERINE ROHR: Risk Taking, Barrier Breaking, Bold Leadership

August 8, 2008

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SESSION 7. Summit Page. Prison Entrepreneurship Program site. “It’s not easy to gain the respect of hardened criminals. But that’s what Catherine has done.” THE COST OF THE CALL I believe that God put me on this earth to land me in prison. There is nothing that I wouldn’t give up for God. My favorite […]

Leadership Summit 2008 | CHUCK COLSON: Defending the Faith

August 8, 2008

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SESSION 6. Summit Page. “The reason the church is not making disciples is because we’ve bought into a lie. We’ve traded in our commitment to truth for therapy.” 1. Train the troops. 2. Inspire a bigger vision. 3. Follow Me. “If you’re a shepherd, your job is not to pander to the people, your job […]

Leadership Summit 2008 | CRAIG GROESCHEL: IT – How Leaders Can Get IT and Keep IT

August 8, 2008

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SESSION 5. Summit Page. IT. How many of you have walked into a church experience and it was … “dead?” In the beginning of LifeChurch.tv, we didn’t have what most people thought was necessary to have church (technology, etc.), but we had “IT.” 13 years later, though every campus has the exact same “outside” stuff, […]

Leadership Summit 2008 | WENDY KOPP: Stand Up and Lead

August 7, 2008

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SESSION 3b. Summit Page. Teach for America. (interview with Bill Hybels. Due to the nature of the interview, blogging about it was difficult. These are just scattered notes and excerpts, and in some cases, personal summary notes.) AS CHURCH LEADERS, WE OFTEN OVERLOOK THE GREAT INJUSTICES OF THE EDUCATION SYSTEM. GIVE US A SNAPSHOT OF […]

Leadership Summit 2008 | BILL GEORGE: Finding Your True North

August 7, 2008

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SESSION 3a. Summit Page. “Our greatest fear is not that we are inadequate, but that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us.” – Marianne Williamson (excerpt from Return To Love) “If we choose leaders based on charisma rather than character, why then are we surprised when we […]