Posts Tagged ‘Lifeway’

18Apr

15 stickiest moments from the NOW Conference

And when He had spoken this, He said to him, “Follow me.” John 21:18b, NKJV

by Tami Heim
High impact was redefined this past weekend when the Lifeway Threads staff assembled 15 speakers to pour into 500+ young adults for 22 hours. Friday night at 6:50 PM the doors of the Brentwood Baptist Church opened  to host the first ever  NOW Conference. Aaron Keyes and  the worship team launched the event by clearing out the clutter, amping up the energy, and preparing hungry hearts to receive exactly what God had for them.

Experiential and unconventional were promised and based on the buzz at the breaks and trending twitter feed, the desired outcome was achieved. God’s Word dominated each hour and it was impossible to escape the urgent call to live and give others the Gospel-NOW.

On the pages of custom-designed notebooks and through the hashtag twitter stream, sacred impressions were captured in the instant the Holy Spirit interpreted them. While the event was designed for young adults, truth is relevant at any age and it begs to be given away. The NOW of living missional applies to all of us.

Here are fifteen of the stickiest moments from the NOW Conference, the speakers who shared them, and the theme of each presentation.


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11Apr

living out your mission, NOW

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
Jeremiah 29:11, NIV

by Tami Heim

How different does life look when you’re living true to the mission God has planned for you? Several years ago a leader from Youth With A Mission (YWAM) addressed one of the EQUIP board meetings I was attending. He presented a worldwide strategy for evangelism and then went on to discuss the four questions every person desires to be answered:

Who am I?
Why am I here?
What’s going on in the world?
How do I make a difference in it?


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