What’s Not Working

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 3-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Tommy Kyllonen sits down with Tom Hughes, Charles Stone, and Shawn Johnson to talk about what is not working well in their ministries. Tommy Kyllonen is Lead Pastor at Crossover Church in Tampa, Florida. Tom Hughes is Co-Lead Pastor at Christian Assembly Church in Los Angeles, California. Charles Stone is Senior Pastor at West Park Church in London, Ontario, Canada. Shawn Johnson is Lead Pastor of Red Rocks Church in the Denver, Colorado area.  


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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Tom, Charles, and Shawn all shared one thing that is not working in their ministries. Tom said it is reaching men, Charles said it is realizing how much of his identity is in being a pastor, and Shawn said it is providing next steps for new believers. Identify one thing that is not working well in your ministry and why.


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