Budgets and Artists

2013 The Nines Conference


 In this 3-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Steve Stroope sits down with John Jenkins and Tommy Kyllonen to talk about an area of their ministry that excites them. Steve Stroope is Senior Pastor of Lake Pointe Church near Dallas, Texas and the co-author of Money Matters in the Church and It Starts at Home. John Jenkins is Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Landover, Maryland. Tommy Kyllonen is Lead Pastor at Crossover Church in Tampa, Florida. He has recorded eight hip-hop albums and is the author of three books: Un.orthodox, Next, and Rebuild.  


Which of their 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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John shared how his church was able to pay for half of their $62 million building before their first service because they had margin in their budget. Tommy talked about his commitment to giving artists a platform in the church. Consider their thoughts and what you are most excited about in your church.  


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