Spiritual Maturity

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 5-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Rick Warren talks about the incremental stages of spiritual maturity. Rick Warren is Founding and Senior Pastor at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California. He also leads Purpose Driven Network, a global coalition of churches in 162 countries, and is the author of several books including The Purpose Driven Life and God's Answers to Life's Difficult Questions. 


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 talked about the importance of having a process for spiritual maturity. He encouraged us to first bring people in, build them up, teach them how, and finally send them out. Consider this incremental process and what it looks like at your church. 


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