Catalyst 2009 – Fun Stuff

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Catalyst 2009

One of the cool things of my Catalyst Experience was all the “fringe” stuff that went on during the two days of the main event.  Everything from a helicopter dropping parachute men, to a live band at the doors, giveaways, some llamas (did I really see llamas?), a chalk artist outside, break-dancers, kids doing some […]

Catalyst Day Two wrapup – Andy Stanley

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Catalyst 2009

The last speaker I want to share about from my Catalyst experience was Andy Stanley.  He was the first speaker for Catalyst and the one that wrapped things up.  Andy talked about cultivating a healthy staff culture.  Why?  Because, Your church and your church culture should be the healthiest organizational culture in your city. Here’s […]

Catalyst Day One – Malcolm Gladwell

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Catalyst 2009

Malcolm Gladwell is the author of The Tipping Point, Blink, and Outliers, talked about the danger of overconfidence at his catalyst session.  I found it hard to hear most of his session but there were a few things that stood out for me: Incompetence irritates me, but overconfidence scares me. Incompetent people rarely have the […]

Catalyst 2009 – Labs

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Catalyst 2009

Thanks to a wonderful church family who believe in supporting their pastors in growing as leaders I was able to attend Catalyst 2009 (link takes you to Catalyst Backstage – a great way to follow what’s happening) this year.  I am so grateful – thanks friends! Today was the day for the “Labs” sessions here at […]