If we stop to visualize, strategize,
and realize the future Church, what do we see?
"The best advertisement for Christianity is not a statement 10 years from now, but it's Christianity done well today."
Chris Brown has been the Senior/Teaching Pastor at North Coast Church in Vista, California since 2004. His sense of humor and emphasis on building a strong team has made him a leading voice for innovative church leadership. In this interview Chris shares with us his thoughts on the role of the Church in culture, innovation in the Church, youth ministry, authenticity, vision casting, and what it means to be a Christian. You won't want to miss Chris' dynamic personality and valuable insights.
"The tragedy (in the Church) is not that we don't have a combined Easter service, but the tragedy is that we talk trash about one another."
Larry Osborne is the Founder and Senior Pastor of North Coast Church in Vista, CA. Under his leadership, North Coast has become one of the most innovative churches in the United States. Larry is an accomplished author and sought after speaker. In this interview Larry gives his insights on multiple topics, including: multisite, collaboration, innovation, and authenticity.
"If we as pastors got off our high horses, killed off our egos, embraced other pastors, and unified, then I don't think the world would know what happened."
Travis Hearn is the Senior Pastor of Impact Church in Scottsdale, AZ. The church is ranked as one of the fastest growing churches in the country. Beyond his role as Senior Pastor, Travis serves as the chaplain for the Phoenix Suns and Oakland A's spring training team. In this interview Travis talks about church strategy, Impact Church's rapid growth, athlete ministry, the viability of multisite, unity in the global church, focusing on our mission, and leaves us with an encouragement to church leaders.
"We like to use the Scripture all the time that "God looks at the heart", and it's kind of like the Christian excuse to not worry about the way people perceive the Church."
Wendy Perez is the Co-Founding Pastor of The Church LV and The Church OC. She is an active speaker at women's conferences and church conferences around the county, and she the wife of Benny Perez, Lead Pastor of The Church LV. In this interview Wendy talks about innovation, women in the Church, the aspects of stewarding a family-run church, Church marketing, empowering your husband, and being vulnerable.