Status Quo and Finances

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 4-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Jeff Jones sits down with Todd Wagner and Larry Osborne to talk about something that is not working well at their churches and why. Jeff Jones is the Senior Pastor of Chase Oaks Church in Plano, Texas. Todd Wagner is Founding and Senior Pastor of Watermark Community Church in Dallas, Texas. Larry Osborne is one of the senior pastors at North Coast Church in Vista, California and the author of several books. 


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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Todd said what is not working at his church is operating within the status quo and pride among leadership. Larry said it is funding since so many banks shy away from supporting a church his size post-recession. Consider their thoughts and how they could help you in your ministry. 


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