Leadership Institute

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 4-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Dennis Keating shares what he and his team learned when their leadership institute fell apart. Dennis Keating is the Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Faith Community Church in Escondido, California. 


Which of Dennis’ 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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Dennis and his team designed great classes, but did not realize until after the fact that they made it too difficult for people to get involved, overestimated their free time, and couldn’t get enough good teachers. Consider how your laypeople might respond to leadership classes and how you could avoid some of the same mistakes. 


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