Family Spirituality

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 3-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, David McDonald shares why he and his team have grown to be more intentional in their children’s ministry. David McDonald is Lead Pastor at Westwinds Community Church in Jackson, Michigan and the author of several books including Seasons of Christian Spirituality, Down to Earth, and Shadowing God.  


Which of David’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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David considers weekend services to be the “main course” for family spirituality at his church since a third of the adults are not Christians. Consider the spiritual demographics at your church and how you can be more intentional to teach and train children in Jesus instead of relying on parents. 


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