Invite Friends

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 5-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Carey Nieuwhof shares how his church grew to be a welcoming place for unchurched people. 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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When Carey decided to cut the marketing budget and rely on his congregants to invite their friends, he knew it was risky. But when he cast his vision and gave people more responsibility, incredible things happened. Consider how you could inspire and equip your people to invite their friends and neighbors to church. 


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