Live in the Tension

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 4-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Carey Nieuwhof shares why worship is a little awkward at his church why he is okay with it. Carey Nieuwhof is Founding and Teaching Pastor at Connexus Church north of Toronto Canada. He is also the host of a leadership podcast and the author of three books: Lasting Impact, Leading Change Without Losing It and Parenting Beyond Your Capacity.  


Which of Carey’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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Carey wants unchurched people to feel comfortable in his church and is okay if they do not sing, even when it feels awkward to Christians. He has learned to live in the tension and encourages us to do the same for the mission of Christ.  


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