LI 2008 – Top 10 from October 1

The excitement kicked off at Resurrection with the start of Contemporary Worship Institute on Wednesday. Here is my top 10 from yesterday

  1. Spent time with Bob Kirby, friend from seminary and pastor in Delaware. He is in town for Leadership Institute.
  2. Hearing a little bit of Paul Baloche opening the Contemporary Worship Institute
  3. Seeing the new signage up on the north side of the west building
  4. Huge tent for food set up in parking lot – looking forward to Jack Stack tomorrow night
  5. Excitement and energy flowing onto campus through all the guests
  6. Lawn care done early for the week in anticipation of guests arriving
  7. “Conference Parking” signage is up
  8. I am done with Clinical Pastoral Education clinical time for the week
  9. I put the final touches on my workshop.
  10. Had a great relaxing evening at home after a long day

Top Ten from The Leadership Summit

I enjoyed the time that I was able to spend at The Leadership Summit on Thursday and Friday. Here is my top ten:

  1. Lead an integrated life. Be the same person in each environment in which you exist. – Bill George
  2. I don’t go to a church, I belong to a church. – Chuck Colson
  3. Failure is not an option, it is a necessity. – Craig Groeschel
  4. The first thing to depart when spiritual health goes down is laughter. – Gary Haugen
  5. To reach people that no one is reaching, we have to do things that no one else is doing. – Craig Groeschel
  6. Outlast the opposition to God’s dream for your life. – Bill Hybels
  7. It is rare for one person to bring it, but one person can kill it. – Craig Groeschel
  8. When something feels funky, engage. – Bill Hybels
  9. Stay connected, fruit happens. – John Burk
  10. Is it worth going to scale fast? – Wendy Kopp

I missed a few sessions so likely missed some other great stuff. What would you add to this list?

You can find more information about all of these sessions here.