Be Normal

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 4-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Anthony Delaney talks about how to make your church a comfortable and welcoming place for people who may have never been to church before. Anthony Delaney is Lead Pastor at Ivy Church, a multi-site church across Manchester, UK. He also leads New Thing EUROPE where he trains church planters and is the author of several books including Diamond Geezers and Work It Out. 


Which of Anthony’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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Anthony said that we cannot change people’s minds about God, but we can change their minds about church. May we look at our church services through the eyes of someone who may not know anything about church. May we be welcoming, loving, and our normal selves.  


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