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Jan 30

Quick Interview with Dave Ferguson

image Dave Ferguson is the Lead Pastor of Community Christian Church in Chicago, co-author of The Big Idea, and Head Honcho of The NewThings Network. Dave lives and breathes Christ and the multi-site church. Next time you see him, ask about reaching a billion people for Christ. A billion? Man, I love God-sized dreams!

I recently asked Dave a couple of my favorite questions.

Scot:   If you were to do it all over again, what would you do differently?

Dave: Do different?  Lots..but here are a couple

  1. Make sure that I had a whole team of church planters and campus pastors on my team so I could start reproducing campuses, churches within the first 18 months.
  2. Raise more money.
  3. Spend more time in prayer listening to God.

Scot:  What would you do the same?

Dave:  Ok, here goes.  Here are the things I would do the same…

  1. I would stay committed to the mission of Jesus through church planting and reproducing churches.
  2. I would accomplish the mission though a group of people who love each other and understand what it means to be a community.
  3. I would be understand the mission of Jesus to include my family and being committed to them.

For more info, drop in and check out Dave’s blog.  You’ll be glad you did.  Thanks Dave!

Copyright 2008, Scot Longyear at resonate.

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