Brain Insight

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 5-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Charles Stones shares what he has learned about the impact of neuroscience on leadership and ministry. Charles Stone is Senior Pastor at West Park Church in London, Ontario, Canada. He is also the President of StoneWell Ministries and the author of four books including Daughters Gone Wild, Dads Gone Crazy, People Pleasing Pastors, and Brain-Savvy Leadership. 


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 said that many of the leadership mistakes he made as a pastor revolved around his lack of understanding about the brain. He said that when we learn how it works, we can lead more thoughtfully and intentionally. Consider how learning more about neuroscience might help you be a better leader.  


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