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The Real Secret to Making All Your Dreams Come True

Last week at the Catalyst Conference we explored the theme #awakenthewonder. Hearts were revived. Hope returned. Snow even fell.

Much of the conversation circled around dreaming and vision casting as a leader.

I’m a dreamer. Maybe you’re one, too.

We imagine possibilities.

Develop newfangled ideas.

Sketch the invisible.

Resist the confines of reality.

That’s what dreamers do. That’s who we are. That’s how we roll.

No matter how immense our dreams, Jesus echoes the truth that even the most gargantuan of dreams remains too small. Continue Reading...

Church Leadership Giveaway In Celebration of @CatalystconferenceChurch Leadership Giveaway In Celebration of @Catalystconference

This week more than 10,000 church and business leaders are gathering in the Atlanta, Georgia for two inspirational days that brings together a community of change makers.

What a privilege and joy to be sharing the stage with Andy Stanley, Louie Giglio, Brene Brown, Erwin McManus, Scott Harrison, and so many other insightful speakers as we unlock what it means to Awaken to Wonder.

If you’re at Catalyst I’d love to see you! I’ll be teaching two labs on Wednesday and be on main stage at 3:30pm on Thursday.

But in the meantime, I want to share some resources with you that will help you as you serve and lead at church. Continue Reading...

Are You Fully Present?

Margaret —  October 3, 2011 — 3 Comments


In John 13, Jesus knew he was going to be betrayed and arrested. The hours until his painful deathticked away. If anybody had an excuse to be distracted, distant, or unengaged, it was Jesus.

Yet, Jesus proceeds to preach one of the most beautiful and profound messages in all of the Gospels. Continue Reading...

Catalyst Conference, Spiritual Hangover

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