Nearsighted

2014 The Nines Conference


In this 6-minute session from the 2014 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Gene Appel describes how one trip to Africa changed his understanding of the gospel and social justice efforts. Gene Appel is Senior Pastor at Eastside Christian Church in Anaheim, California. 


Which of Gene’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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Gene came to see the holistic nature of the gospel—that Jesus cares about the spiritual and physical needs of people. It can be easy to lean more toward one side than the other, but may we pursue both and pray for help with the balance. 


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