15 results for tag: Catalyst


Gospel > Gimmicks: God’s Blueprint to Reach this Generation

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. Brad Cooper is the Family Ministries Pastor at NewSpring Church in South Carolina. Brad oversees KidSpring and Fuse, two of NewSpring's largest ministries. Brad has a passion for the next generation and seeing students' and children's lives changed by Jesus Christ. Brad is the primary communicator for Fuse and has a unique ability of connecting with the students of ...

Catalyst One Day Session 3: Craig Groeschel – How to Build Great Leaders

The potential of your organization rests on the strength of its people. Common question: Where do you find great leaders? Right question: How do you develop great leaders? When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary people, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. - Acts 4:13 4 Steps to Build Great Leaders 1. Identify talent that others overlook. 2. Attract them to a vision bigger than themselves. You don't need a big ministry or successful business to attract great leaders; you need a vision worth following. Great people are not attracted to ...

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: Craig Groeschel – 5 Things That Matter When Leading Up

I am live blogging at Catalyst One Day in San Diego. The theme for 2015 Catalyst One Day is “What Great Leaders Do.” Why is Leading Up Important? No organization will ever be what it could be without honest, upward communication. Your ability to lead up now will help determine your ability to move up later. Biggest myth about leadership: You have to be in charge in order to lead. (positional power vs. personal power) People will follow a leader with a heart faster than a leader with a title. Five Things that Matter when Leading Up 1. Honor matters. Honor publically results in influence privately. Respect is earned. ...

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 ...