Walmart Project

2014 The Nines Conference


In this 3-minute session from the 2014 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Charles Anderson describes the unique way his leadership team and church grew in social engagement efforts. Charles Anderson is Directing Pastor at University United Methodist Church in San Antonio, Texas. 


Which of Charles’ 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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Charles admitted that his greatest obstacle to social engagement was insulation and comfort. Once he and his leadership team got out of their comfort zone, their eyes were opened to people and needs around them. May we seek to move past our comfort zone and pursue a Walmart-like project of our own.  


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