Faster and Deeper

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 3-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Noel Heikkinen shares his struggle to develop new leaders faster and deeper as his church grows in size. Noel Heikkinen is a pastor at Riverview Church, a multi-site church in the Lansing, Michigan area. Noel also serves as the US Midwest Network Director for Acts 29 and the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Reliant.  


Which of Noel’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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Noel said that leadership development is so slow at his church that it stops the process altogether. He and his team are working to figure out how to develop leaders faster and deeper to keep up with growth. Take an honest look at your leadership development process and consider if you need to do the same. 


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