Raise Up and Develop Leaders

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 3-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Tommy Kyllonen sits down with Neil Cole and Will Mancini to talk about missions and leadership development. 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 believes the church could do global missions better by sending church planters instead of shepherds. He suggested we have systems in place to raise up the right kind of missionaries. Will works with many pastors who put all their energy into Sundays, but do not invest in the development of their leaders. He challenged us to spend more time with a small circle of young leaders.  


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