Guard the Pulpit

2014 The Nines Conference


In this 4-minute session from the 2014 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Trevin Wax encourages pastors to guard the pulpit from congregational causes. Trevin Wax is Managing Editor of The Gospel Project, a small group curriculum for all ages published by LifeWay Christian Resources. He is also a contributor to numerous publications, blogs daily at The Gospel Coalition, and is the author of several books. 


Which of Trevin’s points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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Trevin said that what we as pastors celebrate in our churches is what the church becomes. Consider the kind of activism and ministries you could publicly affirm and celebrate to become the kind of church you want to be. 


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