From Guest to Family

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 5-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Pete Briscoe shares how he changed his membership language to be more inviting and inspiring. Pete Briscoe is Senior Pastor of Bent Tree Bible Fellowship, a multi-site church in Dallas. He also hosts an international radio ministry with his parents and is the author of two books: The Surge and Belief Matters.  


Which of Pete’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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Pete invites “perpetual guests” to join his family of faith where they belong, receive, embrace, and contribute. Consider how using this imagery might inspire your guests to pursue membership. 


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