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CNLP 313: Francis Chan Clarifies What’s Next For Him, Talks About the Impact of Social Media on Real People, Apologizes for the Confusion, and Talks About the Future of the US Church

Francis Chan caused quite a stir when, in late 2019, he announced he was going back to Asia. Francis clarifies what he’s actually doing, talks about the impact social media controversy has on real people, apologizes for the confusion and talks transparently about the tension of living a public life where your words get misconstrued…

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The Church Health Trends You Need to Be Looking At

Today’s blog post is by Tony Morgan. Tony is the founder and lead strategist of The Unstuck Group, a company that helps leaders grow healthy churches by guiding them through experiences that focus vision, strategy and action. By Tony Morgan If you’re familiar with any of my work, you probably can guess I really like…

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CNLP 308: Larry Osborne Spins Gold on How to Connect with High Capacity Leaders, Why People with Low EQ Dominate Meetings, and Why All the Traits You Hate in a Child You Love in a Leader

Larry Osborne shares 4 decades of wisdom with leaders on everything from how to connect high capacity leaders, to what to do if you wanted to make a million dollars, to questions you should ask other leaders, to meeting dynamics on how to handle him. Carey spends almost the entire episode pitching some of his…

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CNLP 301: Albert Tate on How to Add Humour to Your Talks, a Conversation About Porn and Sex, and Handling the Pressures of Leadership

Albert Tate is one of the funniest conference speakers and preachers around today. In this episode, Albert breaks down how he finds comedic moments and how to deliver them. In addition, Albert talks candidly about his struggle with porn, deep accountability, sex and how to handle the pressures of leadership. Welcome to Episode 301 of…

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CNLP 296: Mark Batterson on How He Beat Overwhelm to Keep His Marriage Strong, Strategic Quitting and Continual Innovation and Why Blessing and Generosity Aren’t Tied to the Prosperity Gospel

As his career as an author and speaker took off, Mark Batterson was faced with so many requests for his time that he couldn’t keep up. The insane pace eventually led to his wife, Lora, telling Mark that she “didn’t sign up for this.” Mark talks about how Lora’s concern led him to scale back…

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CNLP 295: Rich Birch on Whether Multi-Site Has Peaked, What You Need to Succeed as You Add Locations, and Some of the Keys to Sustained Growth

Has the multi-site movement peaked? What’s next for church leaders and other organizations that want to expand and add locations? Few leaders understand multi-site as well as Rich Birch, and in this interview, Rich opens his notebook on decades of lessons helping mega-churches expand, grow and reach more people. Welcome to Episode 295 of the…

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