Be the Church

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 7-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Rick Rusaw shares how his church moved over the years from being attractional to more missional to now more incarnational. Rick Rusaw has served as Lead Pastor at LifeBridge Christian Church in Longmont, Colorado for 25 years. He is the co-founder of Externally Focused network and the co-author of three books. 


Which of Rick’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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Rick said he and his congregants are learning together how to be the church in their neighborhoods and make a difference in the community instead of simply attending church. Consider how you could encourage a more incarnational approach to ministry at your church. 


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