Stories and Words

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 2-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Tommy Kyllonen sits down with Neil Cole and Will Mancini to talk about strategies that are working in their ministries. 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. Neil Cole is the Founder and Executive Director of Church Multiplication Associates and the author of several books including Primal Fire, Journeys To Significance, and Organic Leadership. Will Mancini is Founder and Team Leader at Auxano, a consulting firm for churches. He is also the creator of VisionRoom.com and the author of God Dreams and Church Unique. 


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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Neil shared how the Seven Signs of John, a simple way to present the gospel using the Gospel of John, is bringing people to Christ. Will shared how his team is helping people say no to good things to focus on the better things God has called them to. Consider how these strategies might benefit you or your congregants.  


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