Local and Global Missions

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 5-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, David McDonald sits down with Anthony Trufant and Matt Hannan to talk about exciting things God is doing in and through their churches. David McDonald is Lead Pastor at Westwinds Community Church in Jackson, Michigan and the author of several books. Matt Hannan is Senior Pastor of New Heights Church in the Vancouver, Washington area. Anthony Trufant is Senior Pastor at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Brooklyn, New York.  


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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Matt shared how a vision to marry the needs of the community with the strengths of his church birthed a no-cost medical clinic for the community that is serving thousands each week. Anthony shared how an engaging worship experience, missions led by young adults, and intergenerational ministry are all working well at his church. Consider their thoughts and how you can celebrate something that is working really well at your church.  


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