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with Carey Nieuwhof and Ed Stetzer

Date: August 13th        Time: 10:00am EST (replay available)
Topic: Permission Giving
Guests: Carey Nieuwhof and host Ed Stetzer

Special Guest: Carey Nieuwhof is the founding pastor of Connexus Church, a growing multi-campus church north of Toronto and strategic partner of North Point Community Church. Prior to starting Connexus, Carey served for 12 years in a mainline church, transitioning three small congregations into a single, rapidly growing church.

Carey writes one of today’s most widely read Christian leadership blogs at He hosts the top-rated Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast, where he interviews some of today’s best leaders and the Canadian Church Leader’s Podcast, where he helps Canadian church leaders reach people. He speaks to North American and global leaders about leadership, change and personal growth. His podcasts and blogs are accessed by millions of leaders each year.

Carey is the author of several best-selling books, including Lasting Impact: 7 Powerful Conversations That Will Help Your Church Grow, Leading Change Without Losing It and co-author of Parenting Beyond Your Capacity. His online course, The High Impact Leader, has helped thousands of leaders get time, energy and priorities working in their favour. He and his wife Toni live near Barrie, Ontario and have two sons.

Host: Ed Stetzer, Ph.D., holds the Billy Graham Distinguished Chair for Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton College. Ed also serves as the Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism at Wheaton. Ed is a prolific author, and well-known conference speaker. He has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches, trained pastors and church planters on six continents, holds two masters degrees and two doctorates, and has written a dozen books and hundreds of articles.

Stetzer is a contributing editor for Christianity Today, a columnist for Outreach Magazine, and is frequently cited or interviewed in news outlets such as USAToday and CNN. He is also the Executive Editor of The Gospel Project, which is used by over 1 million individuals each week. Stetzer is Executive Editor of Facts & Trends Magazine, a Christian leadership magazine with a circulation of 70,000 readers.

As of fall 2015, Stetzer co-hosts BreakPoint This Week, a radio broadcast that airs on over 400 media outlets.

He also serves the teaching pastor at Christ Fellowship, a multi-cultural gigachurch in Miami, Florida.

Ed’s books include: Planting Missional Churches: Your Guide to Starting Churches that Multiply (with Daniel Im, 2016), Compelled: Living the Mission of God (with Philip Nation, 2011), and Planting Missional Churches (2006).

Webinar Topic

Permission Giving

Hero Maker is the theme for Exponential 2018. It is based on Five Essential Practices for Leaders to Multiply Leaders from the book Hero Maker by Dave Ferguson and Warren Bird. These five essential practices include multiplication thinking, permission giving, disciple multiplying, gift activating, and Kingdom Building. Most leaders measure success by what they accumulate, build and leave behind here on earth. They see themselves as the hero at the center of their own story.  Hero-makers focus on who they catapult forward beyond themselves to have an eternal impact in God’s unfolding story.

In the second practice in moving from hero to hero maker, you begin to take the focus off your leadership and begin to see all the leadership potential God has put around you. I see what God can do through my own leadership shifts to I see what God can do through others, and I let them know what I see in them. It’s a shift in seeing: “I see this gift in you,” and “I see God at work in you when you . . .” Ultimately, Jesus gives us permission, saying, “My Spirit is going to come, and you’re going to be My witnesses to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8). Essentially, He says to us, “I see in you the potential for leading a movement that will bring My people to me both on earth and in paradise.”

Join Ed Stetzer and Carey Nieuwhof as they discuss permission giving!

August 13, 10am EST


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