9 results for tag: andy stanley


Catalyst 2017 LIVE Notes // Andy Stanley on How to Lead with Courage

I’m live blogging from Catalyst Conference. Catalyst is a next-generation conference that embolden leaders from all over the world. The theme of Catalyst for 2016 is “Of Good Courage.” Andy Stanley is a best-selling author of senior pastor of North Point Community Church. A single act of courage is often the catalyst for extraordinary. Think of the single act of courage of these leaders. It took one single act. Martin Luther -  Breaking with the Catholic Church Bill Hybels - Told his father he wouldn't be inheriting his father's family business Rosa Parks - Refused to give up her bus seat If we knew the outcome, it wouldn't ...

Catalyst LIVE Notes // Andy Stanley on Uncommon Fellowship

I’m live blogging from Catalyst Conference. Catalyst is a next-generation conference that embolden leaders from all over the world. The theme of Catalyst for 2016 is “Uncommon Fellowship." Andy Stanley is a senior pastor of North Point Ministries Uncommon Fellowship. Definition: Head-turning, jaw-dropping, never-would've-imagined association. The only the 12 disciples had in common was Jesus. Jesus modeled it. People who were nothing like Jesus like Jesus, Jesus liked them back. And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my ekklesia. Jesus didn't predict a place. He predicted a people. "My prayer is not ...

Andy Stanley on How Leaders Awaken the Wonder

I’m live blogging from Catalyst Conference. Catalyst is a next-generation conference that  embolden leaders from all over the world. The theme of Catalyst for 2015 is “Awaken the Wonder.” Wonder invites potential. Wonder provides vision. Wonder inspires. Wonder leads us to God.  Andy Stanley is a senior pastor of North Point Ministries and author of "Ask It." Everything in life conspires against wonder. Life causes us to forget the glorious wonder. When you wake up in wonder, it makes you alive. Leaders Mandate: To awaken the wonder within to stir and disturb the imaginations of the people and organizations you lead.  Wonder is the ...

Catalyst One Day Session 2: Andy Stanley – Whens Leaders Do Less, Leaders Do More

I am live blogging at Catalyst One Day in San Diego. The theme for 2015 Catalyst One Day is “What Great Leaders Do.” Introduction Myth 1: Good leaders are "good" at everything. Myth 2: Good leaders focus on their weaknesses in order to make them strengths. 1. Your fully-exploited strengths, not your marginally improved weaknesses, add the most value to your organization. 2. It is natural and necessary for leaders to try to "prove themselves" by doing everything. 3. What may initially be natural and necessary will ultimately undermine your effectiveness as a leader. I. The Two Best-Kept Secrets of Leadership A. The less you do, ...

Catalyst One Day Session 1: Andy Stanley – What Would a Great Leader Do?

I am live blogging at Catalyst One Day in San Diego. The theme for 2015 Catalyst One Day is "What Great Leaders Do." Introduction: Great leaders ask great questions. Great leaders surround themselves with people who ask great questions. Great leaders understand that there is a different between being asked a question and being questioned. I. Great Questions: A. Reveals values.  B. Reinforce values. As leaders, you have the opportunity to choose the values you want to be reinforced. Andy Stanley always asks in his leadership meeting, “What happened this weekend?” We tell stories. I want to know what happened. “Numbers ...

What If You Could Ask These 5 Questions to America’s Top Christian Leaders?

From Oct 1-3, I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Catalyst Conference. In fact, I had the honor of joining the blogger team this year where I wrote live notes for the speaker sessions. Catalyst Conference is the number one conference for leaders who love the church. It is a pure leadership adrenaline! The speaker line up was really impressive. We had America's leading church leaders, including Andy Stanley, Christine Caine, Tim Keller, Matt Chandler, and Craig Groeschel share their wisdom on the theme of how to be a change maker. Over 13,000 of us were present at the Gwinnett Arena soaking in the wisdom of America's leading Christian ...

Andy Stanley’s Two Questions on How to Be a Change Maker

I am blogging from Atlanta, Georgia at the 2014 Catalyst Conference. I have the honor of joining the Catalyst Blogger Team and, I’m publishing live notes and key insights on the speaker sessions. Speaker lineups include, Andy Stanley, Tim Keller, Christine Caine, Matt Chandler, Charles Duhigg and many more. I hope these insights will empower you to rise to the top. Key Verse: Nehemiah 1:11: Lord, let your ear be attentive to the prayer of these your servants and to the prayer of your servants who delight in revering your name. Give them success today by granting your favor. Two pivotal questions every leader must ask: 1) Who are you? 2) ...

Interview with Andy Stanley on How to Be Rich

I've been a big fan of Andy Stanley. Andy's calling to build godly, Christ-centered leaders has inspired me discover, leverage, and embrace my leadership calling as well. As you know, Andy is the senior pastor of North Point Community Church and founder of North Point Ministries. Brad Lomenick interviewed Andy on his latest book How to Be Rich. His interview was so good that I wanted to share it with you on this post. I believe you'll enjoy his insights on the topics including, generosity, wealth, finances, and stewardship.   1) You talk about how almost everyone who reads this book will be rich in comparison to the rest of the world, but ...

Andy Stanley on Six Questions Every Leader Should Ask

Over the weekend, I was listening to Andy Stanley’s Leadership Podcast and came across a brilliant session on six questions every leader must ask. I thought I’d share my summary notes here. Andy Stanley says that when it comes to being a great leader, the questions you ask are as important as the answers you give. In fact, the questions reveal what you value and reinforce what you want valued. So, when it comes to asking the right leaders, here are six questions that every must should ask.  Q1: Which Gauges Should We Be Watching? Finding the right set of gauges can tell you a lot about the health of your organizations. Choose the ...