Dave Treat serves as Director of Innovation for Adult Ministries with the Willow Creek Association. He was responsible for the experience design, content and speaker/trainer selection for the WCA Group Life Conference and Small Groups Advanced Training. Dave speaks and trains internationally on small group topics. He blogs regularly at ThinkingSmall.net.
Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Christian Fellowship delivered a message Thursday at a special service remembering the life of Jarrid Wilson. While Laurie had a number of exhortations for his listeners, he especially emphasized the preeminence of Jesus.
Tara Beth Leach believes it's all too easy for church to turn into, "Come, consume, and see the show." Tara Beth is an author, speaker and senior pastor, and this week on our podcast, she shares how pastors can counteract consumerism and help their members see themselves as the missional people of God.