Love Your People More Than Your Carpet

2011 The Nines Conference


In this 3-minute session from the 2011 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Noel Heikkinen, Pastor at Riverview Church in the Lansing, Michigan area shares how the way a church views its coffee can go a long way in communicating love to its people.


Which of Noel's 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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Are there things in your ministry that you love more than the people in your church? It may be something as unintentional as the examples Noel mentioned, but it affects your ability to love nonetheless. Ask for the input of other and pray that God would reveal to you ways in which your vision needs to shift to more fully communicate His love for the people in your midst.


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