The stupidest thing I ever did as a pastor [Francis Chan]

 
Aug. 2, 2012
"I had attorneys come up afterward and say, 'Do you realize what you could've done to our entire church tonight?'" (Video courtesy of NACC)

Topics: Leadership , Ministry

Companies: NACC-No. American Christian


Video: Is good news enough?

When it comes to ministry, it’s easy to focus more attention on church programming, size and keeping up with the latest in technology and trends. However, Sean Palmer unpacks 2 Kings 7 and asks us to shift our focus at how the good news is more than good advice for ...
April 25, 2016  

Video: Do you preach Jesus?

Dr. Daniel Overdorf, Dean of the School of Congregational Ministry at Johnson University (Knoxville, Tenn.), addresses an important question for pastors. How will you answer this question and how will it alter your preaching focus? (Excerpted from the NACC in 2015.)
April 12, 2016  

Video: I want a super-sized ministry

Success in the kingdom of God looks different from our American culture. Chris Seidman, Senior Minister at The Branch Church in Dallas, challenges us to look at the small and seemingly insignificant moments in a different way. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.) 
April 01, 2016  

Video: The pep talk that changes everything

Chris Seidman, Senior Minister at The Branch Church in Dallas, reveals how one pep talk could motivate us and even alter our lives. Discover how this pep talk combined with the Holy Spirit can become dynamite in your ministry. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.) 
March 23, 2016  

Video: Are we responsible for their response?

Ezekiel experienced a ton of resistance when sharing truth. Using Ezekiel's example, Chris Seidman reveals how God holds us accountable for the message He calls us to share. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.) 
March 16, 2016  

Video: "Deny Jesus or you will be killed!"

In the face of persecution, one Indian woman had to decide if claiming to be a Christ-follower was worth the risk. Ajai Lall, Founder and Directory of Central India Christian Mission, shares this story and challenges us to look for the greater miracle when facing suffering and persecution. (Excerpted from ...
March 07, 2016  

Video: What a rock would say

Sometimes speaking about Jesus is the last thing you feel like doing when you’re hurting. However, Ajai Lall spurs us to take hold of these opportunities as he points to creation as an example. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.)
February 26, 2016  

Video: How do you respond to suffering?

Ajai Lall asks this poignant question and shows how we can respond to suffering while revealing our most important asset. As Founder and Director of Central India Christian Mission, Ajai teaches us how to turn every suffering moment into an opportunity. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.) 
February 12, 2016  

Video: The value of a survey

Jim Barber gives ideas for how to ask the important questions during a church reorganization. (Jim Barber teaching at the Society for Church Consulting Training Summit in 2014.)
February 12, 2016  

Bad karma

In April 2015, a devastating earthquake hit Nepal killing more than 9,000 people. As Ajai Lall and Central India Christian Mission helped the Nepalese people, they wondered why someone would help them. The Nepalese thought they deserved this type of suffering because of bad karma. Discover how Ajai Lall’s responded to this ...
February 09, 2016  

Video: How to lead change

Jim Barber discusses how to lead well through transition. (Jim Barber teaching at the Society for Church Consulting Training Summit in 2014.) 
February 09, 2016  

The funeral I never wanted to perform

Ajai Lall, Founder and Director of Central India Christian Mission, shares a powerful story of an unexpected response in the midst of suffering. Learn from one man’s experience and how his perspective challenges us to approach suffering differently. (Excerpted from the NACC conference in 2015.)
February 02, 2016  

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