The Catalyst Dallas leadership conference was held at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship this year. Here are some great quotes and resources from the conference’s Twitter feed:
@ryneisaac: “What is the future you’re creating right now?” -Erwin McManus
@PastorGad: “A model is a small imitation of the real thing” @erwinmcmanus. Are you looking 4 a model to follow, or the real thing?
@Heath_Lewis: “Those who create the future are friends of failure.” Erwin McManus
@raquelrussell: Creators understand that their greatest gift is their imagination @erwinmcmanus
@fwatsondesigns: Whoa. “We are the materialization of that which God imagined, the “seen” which was created out of the unseen.” @erwinmcmanus
@dkrichards: RT @sl_richards: We were imagined by imagination and imagination is the playground of God. @erwinmcmanus
@kevin_bryant: A future based on what you know will look like the past. A future based on what you don’t know will change history. @erwinmcmanus
@CatalystLeader: God created us in His image to MAKE the invisible, visible. via @erwinmcmanus
@CatalystLeader: If God imagined you at birth, what makes you think He’s stopped imagining you now. via @erwinmcmanus
@dustin_mclean: Materialize the invisible @erwinmcmanus
@philipjoh: “You are the material of God’s imagination.” @erwinmcmanus #MindBlown
@KellyJoArtist: It is time we stop protecting what God did and start creating what God is doing. @erwinmcmanus
@MiamiAsh: What is wrong with us when we want to do the past better than the future @erwinmcmanus
@letsgocubs1908: “You are more than a maker of fire; You usher eternity into time” @erwinmcmanus
@christina_hite: “Lions do what lions do. Gazelles do what gazelles do. But humans do what they can imagine.” @erwinmcmanus
@kevin_bryant: We are stewards of the future. @erwinmcmanus #makehistory
@sl_richards: God is always doing a new thing. All God DOES is make the NEW. @erwinmcmanus
@ErichRobinson: “Someone imagined it and that is why we have it!” @erwinmcmanus
@kevin_bryant: Those who create the future are the friends of failures and imperfections. @erwinmcmanus
@fwatsondesigns: A life of faithfulness is not a life of faith. There’s a heroic narrative that calls us to step out in faith. @erwinmcmanus
@AdamJBennett1: I AM MADE TO MAKE! – @erwinmcmanus
@AlexanderMcMath: @erwinmcmanus “I’m so happy at 54 that all my brain can do is dream”
@julie_pierce: @CatalystLeader 3 questions for debriefing your conference experience: http://t.co/CsWhCHWLVS
@blainec24: For some reason I love that Driscoll is speaking right after a talk on vulnerability. #snarky
@BertAlcorn: Pumped to be watching @PastorMark at #catalyst Dallas. Can’t wait for him to yell at me.
@PastorMark: Ready to take the stage. Kicking it off with a skinny jeans joke.
@stevebullard: I’ve seen some of you guys with your top button buttoned. How is that? Enjoyable? -Mark Driscoll
@WBD_1023: “Why does this photo make me look fat? Uhh, cause it’s a good camera.” @PastorMark
@alanmarmstrong: “Trucks. Guns. Heterosexuality. This ain’t Seattle.” – @PastorMark #catalyst dude is on a roll talking about our IDENTITY!
@schmidt_zak: I know who made the environment and one day he is coming back to burn it down & make it new anyways. That’s why I drive my truck
@MaryDeMuth: And then you have children and you’re identity is gone. @PastorMark #tongueincheek
@robgreene: “It makes a guy a miniMANto drive a miniVAN” a little standup from @PastorMark at #catalyst
@wwwdotPearl: Who I think I am determines what I do. @PastorMark
@nancyneves: Who you think you are is what compels you to do what you do! #markdriscoll
@jeffreydaguilar: Who you are determines what you do. Not the other way around. @PastorMark
@martyburroughs: Things may explain who you are but they don’t define you @PastorMark
@pchedgecock: Our identity is not achieved its received (Jesus) @PastorMark
@MaryDeMuth: Don’t let your ministry become idolatry. @PastorMark
@jeffreydaguilar: Humility means “know your place.” @PastorMark
@jeffreydaguilar: If you know your identity you’ll know what to do. @PastorMark
@jeffreydaguilar: You are not what you do. You are what Christ has done for you. @PastorMark
@DigitalMolly: I don’t need to be perfect because Jesus is my perfection. @PastorMark
@jlgerhardt: Mark Driscoll is yelling at me RIGHT NOW. #notsurprised
@jeffreydaguilar: Working for yourself instead of from yourself you will destroy yourself. @PastorMark
@robgreene: “Only faithful followers make fruitful leaders.” @PastorMark
@SGeoThomas: “We need to think biblically before we act practically; thinking biblically gives us the wisdom to act practically” (@PastorMark)
@brianvbradford: When people fail u, remember that Jesus never will. @PastorMark
@stefanieybrown: “We’re not just leaders. We’re also followers.” @pastormark
@etgarland: Mark Driscoll at #catalyst… Love him or hate him… He is a game changer.
@CampMullican: When we armor up against vulnerability we armor up against connection. Dr. Brene Brown
@yp_caleb: Vulnerability is scary. But it is not as scary as getting to the end of your life and never haven’t shown up. @BreneBrown
@raquelrussell: As a leader, you’re going to get your a$$ kicked. It’s just going to happen. You’re gonna get hurt. @BreneBrown
@staciezellmer: @brenebrown “if you’re not in the arena every once in a while getting your ass kicked, I’m not interested in your feedback.” LEAD
@wwwdotPearl: Folks who judge what I do from an anonymous or non-engaged position are sitting in cheap seats and are irrelevant.
@CatalystLeader: Leadership – vulnerability = disengagement via @BreneBrown
@JLee1611: “Leadership who just motivates & manages actually manipulates. Leadership is about inspiring people.” – @brenebrown
@jdvoss: Your vulnerability is the first thing I look for and mine is the last thing I want you to see. @BreneBrown
@KellyJoArtist: In the absence of love and belonging is always suffering @brenebrown
@blainec24: “Vulnerability is going on a first date after a divorce.” @BreneBrown Thankful my wife was vulnerable!
@MiamiAsh: If you are going to be brave you are going to get hurt. @brenebrown
@CatalystLeader: Vulnerability is the birthplace of faith. via @BreneBrown
@CatalystLeader: As a leader you can chose comfort or you can chose courage, but you can’t have both. via @BreneBrown
@212_Pastor: “I refuse to believe girls only like the guys who are running the other direction.” – A random dude talking to Brene Brown at #catalyst
@MarshallSimpson: This is one of the greatest moments in my life as a Dallas Cowboys fan. Emmitt Smith is at #Catalyst!!! #childhooddreams
@CatalystLeader: RT @pastoradam: You may be talented, but you better work on your talent or it could leave you. @EmmittSmith22
@MindyColvin: Paraphrasing Emmitt Smith: If you’re not interested in growing as a person, you’re not going to be a valuable part of any team.
@bjasonb: You may be talented, gifted, etc. but if you don’t work at it you won’t be as great as you can be. Emmitt Smith
@MiamiAsh: Never become satisfied with anything. You always have room to grow. Keep living! @emmittsmith
@JustinTheViking: “What I did yesterday was yesterday’s news, I need to make some new news today… Stay humble and stay focused”
@rustygreer01: It was not my skill that made me a great running back, it was my heart and passion for the game. Emmitt Smith
@rafmnk: Know your play book, understand your assignment become better -emmit smith
@pammajors: ” Be open to learn more. You can always be better at whatever it is you do.” Emmitt Smith
@blainec24: “My wedding ring is my super bowl ring of life” @emmittsmith
@j3hooper: Offense sell tickets… Defense wins championships – that’s for the Cowboys and for me. Loving @EmmittSmith22
@rustygreer01: I learned more from my failures than. from my successes. Emmitt Smith
@markleenerts: Your attitude determines your aptitude! – Emmitt Smith
@AllysonLFoster: “@CatalystLeader: Health is a tremendous attribute for pursuing your dreams. via @EmmittSmith22
@carriebourne: Never become satisfied. The day you become satisfied is the day you stop growing. #emmittsmith
@chavis_t: If you’re in it, be in it to win it. via Emmit Smith
@Brian_Galbraith: The key to winning is evaluation. We all tend to evaluate when we lose, but winners evaluate everything. @emmittsmith
@_JenniferB_: “To whom much is given, much is required.” -EmmittSmith22
@aw_b: Those things you let slide will catch up to you at an inopportune moment. @EmmittSmith22
@Brian_tumc_ym: Emit Smith was just asked, ‘Who hit you the hardest?’ his answer ‘You wouldn’t know her. It was my mom. I deserved it’ Ha
@danitowner: “As God unfolds the possibilities and opportunities sitting at our fingertips, may we not just lead now, but lead well.”
@myhealthychurch: RT @philipjoh: “You can’t take someone where you haven’t been. You can’t give someone something you don’t have.” @scottwilson7
@pastoradam: No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he only had good intentions. -Margaret Thatcher via @DaveRamsey
@tapkenchris: Critical question most can’t answer: what have you DONE in your life
@joshuaconner: “Broke people can’t feed people.” @DaveRamsey
@pchedgecock: Handle God’s money for God’s Kingdom in God’s way! @DaveRamsey
@e_sayi: Three spirits surrounding wealth: Martha (pride), Judas (it comes from the devil), and Mary (gratitude). ~ @DaveRamsey
@leonm78207: Just because you can tweet, doesn’t mean your opinion is valid.
@SalazarTim: The more grateful I am, the more excellent I will be at managing God’s money @DaveRamsey
@tidoramon: “David left over $21 billion dollars to Solomon to build God’s kingdom, by our standards.” @DaveRamsey
@BTylerEllis: “Wealth comes FROM hard work but not BECAUSE of hard work. Wealth comes because of God. Everything is His” @DaveRamsey
@blainec24: “You don’t have to be the poorest in the neighborhood to prove that you are a Christian.” @DaveRamsey
@blainec24: “A lot of us are conservative politically and not biblically correct enough.” @DaveRamsey
@leonm78207: Just because you can tweet, doesn’t mean your opinion is valid.
@hlanderson: “Wimpified culture we live in where everyone is self-important” @DaveRamsey
@coachgoodenough: “Just because you can get on the Internet does not mean that your opinion is valid.” Dave Ramsey
@MaryDeMuth: No farmer ever grew the corn and took credit for the sun that grew it. @DaveRamsey
@RockinRandy: @DaveRamsey at #Catalyst said, “It’s not when u were born & die that matters on ur tombstone. It’s what you do with the “-” in the middle
@jeff_r_ward: @DaveRamsey danger is that folks think if I can afford it & pay cash for it, I’m good to buy it. That’s not a stewardship mindset.
@jeffreydaguilar: Money is not a pleasure, it is a responsibility. @DaveRamsey
@CatalystLeader: Money is a tool to be used for the kingdom. via @DaveRamsey
@MaryDeMuth: Wealth comes from God, and God still owns it all. @DaveRamsey
@CatalystLeader: You are not an owner. You are a manager. via @DaveRamsey
@ACUSeth: Wow! @DaveRamsey just made many people at #catalyst angry, and it was awesome! Wealth isn’t evil if we know its God’s money. #spoketruth
@TheJakeTurner: In a world full a famous speakers, there are few I could listen to all day. @DaveRamsey is one of the few.
@jacobfam4: Just saw a fake proposal at Catalyst. What people will do for an iPod! I so would have, too!
@jlgerhardt: Don’t just listen to other people’s stories. Look for God and you’ll find your own.
@joeybcook: Leaders: You’re message starts in the parking lot, not the pulpit. @AndyStanley
@josueMacK: You set a goal… You celebrate a win. There is a difference. – @AndyStanley
@ryanleak: It is much easier to educate a Doer than to activate a Thinker. -@AndyStanley
@Stuart_Large: “Clarify the win. Who we are, what we’re doing, and how we do it here.”
@MaryDeMuth: Performance oriented people like to win. Define the win. @AndyStanley
@Stuart_Large: “Performance-oriented people are too busy doing to complain.” -Andy Stanley
@christophobu: if there is no interdependency within a church or team there is no way for them to produce high performance results @AndyStanley
@fwatsondesigns: Put your best doers on your best opportunity. Don’t put a lid on your ministry because you’re afraid of hurting some feelings.
@jeffreydaguilar: High performance teams require high performance people. @AndyStanley
@paulcrowson: if you spend all your time trying to teach a fish to climb a tree it will spend it’s whole life thinking it’s stupid! @AndyStanley
@LukeAPerkins: “Paul wasn’t a guy who sat around and thought about it, he got on a boat and got things done.” -@AndyStanley
@TableforOneMin: Paul was a doer and a single adult! Singles can be our best doers!
@geoffmclarty: Rent thinkers, hire do-ers!
@Kalebmoore: If you don’t know how something works when it’s working, you won’t know how to fix it when it breaks. – @AndyStanley
@jeremypeterson: We are great at evaluating problems and not so good at evaluating excellence – @AndyStanley
@CatalystLeader: The greatest agent of change in your organization is a crystal clear vision. via @AndyStanley
@jeremypeterson: If there is no interdependency within a church there is no way for them to produce high performance results – via @AndyStanley
@aw_b: Put your best people in the best places for them. The org chart is not your friend. @AndyStanley
@ErichRobinson: Leaders on a team can’t stand sideways energy. @AndyStanley
@willmancini: Church Unique Snapshot: How Andy Stanley Uses Five Faith Catalysts as Mission Measures http://t.co/KvNGgQmib0
@clarkfrailey: If you put a lid on your organization because you’re trying to be nice, you’re a bad leader. -Andy Stanley
@FastChurch: When you clarify the win (@andystanley) beware of 3 kinds of weak vision #catalyst http://t.co/o5rbH4mdee
@sjcolquitt: “I am not the artist; I am the canvas.” @prophiphop
@mattmikalatos: Great interview with #Catalyst leader @Bradlomenick! http://t.co/3E6YxyvxpJ
@BienRyan: “Some of you grown ups make being grown up look sad.” Funny stuff from Kid President!
@cRoD9583: “Insert very profound quote I heard at catalyst here”
@calebjobe: There are two Christian men styles… Bald with beard, or comb-over with glasses…
@Buster_86: Not sure I own enough skinny jeans to be in church leadership.
@chavis_t: Sometimes God does not provide the details because he knows we can’t handle the details. via @CraigGroeschel
@brandonbrister: Spend more time being interested than trying to be interesting. @AndyStanley
@joshdhall: “Healthy people & healthy organizations are far more open to change than unhealthy people & unhealthy orgs are!” @AndyStanley
@joshdhall: “Healthy people & healthy cultures have their backs to one another & their eyes focused outwardly on others.” @AndyStanley
@chavis_t: Our reactions determine our reach. If we are going to have better relationships, we must have better reactions. ~ @LysaTerKeurst
@Heath_Lewis: “Jesus does not ask us to care for the less fortunate. He demands it.” @katieinuganda
@CampMullican: The intersection of our greatest strength and passion is our sweet spot.
@lucas_avail: If you don’t know your purpose you might feel worthless.- Propoganda
@preacherrich: You can never feel forgiven except by one who knows what you did. -Reggie Joiner
@sl_richards: You will only be remembered by the people who know you now. @reggiejoiner
@sl_richards: Parents: what you do with your kids over time MATTERS. @reggiejoiner
@CatalystLeader: If you are not investing in a kid, teenager or college student you should be! @ReggieJoiner
@CatalystLeader: There’s a difference between legacy and fame. We’re not called to be famous, we’re called to leave a legacy. @reggiejoiner
@wwwdotPearl: I need to intentionally make what matters, matter more.
@russellpage: “The Bible does not say ‘CHANGE your neighbor as yourself’; it says ‘LOVE your neighbor as yourself’.” @reggiejoiner
@raquelrussell: When all else fails generosity wins. Generosity always wins. @DaveRamsey
@jeffreydaguilar: You won’t ever lose by being generous. @DaveRamsey
@CatalystLeader: Your reactions will impact the reach of your influence. via @LysaTerKeurst
@Vyrso: 8 Essentials for Becoming a Change Maker: an interview with @bradlomenick http://t.co/6unFu5YXe0
@shelleygiglio: your responsibilities might increase but your purpose never will be any bigger than to serve @louiegiglio
@BTylerEllis: “We’re not here to make a name. We’re here to make a difference” @craiggroeschel
@blainec24: “Don’t build your ministry on what you are against, build it on what you are FOR” @craiggroeschel
@jlmdad: If you knew how it was going to get done, then God wouldn’t get the glory when it gets done. @craiggroeschel
@SirJacobWhite: Making a spiritual leader: spiritual prompting, certain uncertainty, predictable resistance, uncommon clarity. -@craiggroeschel
@wwwdotPearl: To step towards my destiny, I have to step away from my security. @craiggroeschel
@Heath_Lewis: “Don’t worry when you face resistance. Worry when you don’t.” @craiggroeschel
@yp_caleb: If people don’t occasionally think your a cult, it means your not doing squat. @craiggroeschel
@BTylerEllis: “If you blame yourself for the declines, you’ll take credit for the increases” @craiggroeschel
@tjwardNC: RT @CatalystLeader: If you aren’t willing to face opposition, you aren’t ready or willing to be used by God. @craiggroeschel
@jeff_r_ward: In failure, God will use it to do something IN you to prepare to do something THROUGH you. @craiggroeschel
@SGeoThomas: “Here’s the truth: God will never be handcuffed by your failures or unleashed by your successes.” (@jonacuff)
@franknichols: You will never be ready for that moment when you can change the world, but that’s okay because we serve a God who is! – @JonAcuff t
@KyleRoseberry: “Today is the only day we have. Today is fact, tomorrow is fiction” Jon Acuff
@Msnellings: Fear is schizophrenic, it argues both sides of the coin. – Acuff
@jeremypeterson: God’s not dependent on your platform, your platform is dependent on God – via @JonAcuff
@wwwdotPearl: Fear will give me every excuse that I will ever need to never be what I was created to become.
@rickmeistergolf: “Enough” is a toxic word @johnacuff
@Zech846: When God launched the rescue mission called Jesus, He didn’t do it so we could be ordinary. @JonAcuff
@hughbreland: “It’s not about when you were born, it’s about when you decide to live” @JonAcuff
@jdvoss: RT @blainec24: “What do you do when all the excuses to chase your dreams are gone?” @JonAcuff
@georgecarballo: “You don’t have to be READY, because we have a READY God!! You’ll never out-dream or out-make God!!” @JonAcuff
@sl_richards: You can’t out-dream God. @jonacuff
@CatalystLeader: The only line you can control is the starting line, you can’t control the finish line. @JonAcuff
@ksraines: In today’s culture, hope is boss. ~ Jon Acuff
@Rijken: “Retirement is dead.” – @JonAcuff
@ncostello88: Life moves quickly. Don’t let it pass you by. @JonAcuff
@BTylerEllis: “To have the thumbprint of God means you’re not average” @JonAcuff
@ncostello88: If you start investing when you’re a fetus, you could be a millionaire by 32. @JonAcuf
@ryneisaac: The Internet is not done swallowing industries. @JonAcuff
@joshkimbrell: Forgot to pack my skinny jeans, plaid shirt, and non prescription black rimmed glasses. #unhip
@blainec24: I’ve seen just as many hipsters as I have cowboys at the Dallas #catalyst. What is this the PacNW!?
@LilMamaRed: Men are actually standing guard in front of the EMPTY women’s restroom so men can use it! Long line for the men’s!
@mikedmurray: God may choose to make you through an unexpected opportunity you feel totally unprepared for. @AndyStanley
@Mr_Silvertooth: It’s not the opportunity that God gives you that will mark you. It’s your response to that opportunity! – @AndyStanley
@chuckandcindy: Actions don’t only speak louder than words sometimes they echo over into the next generation. @AndyStanley
@loreferguson: “Pay attention to the tension.” Andy Stanley
@ZachWLambert: “It’s better to make a difference than to make a point.” Andy Stanley
@wwwdotPearl: There is a distinct difference between position and influence. @AndyStanley
@RobelOGmike: Burdens birth vision -Andy Stanley
@livinglocurto: Leaders seize the opportunities that others are afraid to do. Via @AndyStanley
@TraciTakesTea: We must be doers, not hearers only! @MaryDeMuth: Information and insight alone do not a leader make. @AndyStanley
@MaryDeMuth: We learn almost nothing when we win. @AndyStanley
@joeybcook: Leaders are made one response at a time.
@CameronWhaley: God gets more done in the desperate times than in the wrinkle free days – @AndyStanley
@sjcolquitt: Obey God and trust Him with the consequences. – Andy Stanley
@ncostello88: The leader is not always the first to see an opportunity, they are the first to seize it. @AndyStanley
@Msnellings: “Insight & information do not a leader make.” Andy Stanley
@tobannion: “Don’t spend your ministry lobbing truth grenades into culture.” – Andy Stanley
@lucas_avail: God isn’t in the process of making us (future tense) but in the process of making us now!!! – Andy Stanley
@Msnellings: “God has a plan for your life & you don’t want to miss it.” Charles Stanley
@Kelly__Clark: God created us to #MAKE, culture convinces us to consume. Who do you listen to?
@swedishbaldguy: “The most important thing you do for the kingdom of God may not be something you do, but someone you raise” – Andy Stanley
@blainec24: Your current response to unexpected opportunity, unavoidable adversity, & unquestionable calling is making you currently. -Stanley
@wwwdotPearl: Do I pray out of discipline or our of desperation?
@Kelly__Clark: God created us to #MAKE, culture convinces us to consume. Who do you listen to?
DJ Opdiggy warms up the crowd.
@DustinSlaton: Really glad the white people at #Catalyst stayed in their seats during @opdiggy’s awesome DJ set. It could have got ugly real quick
@josiahjehu: I like cats. I just can’t eat a whole one by myself though. @craiggroeschel
@BertAlcorn: Do you live in the Texas? Did your hipster go missing? Come and find them at #catalyst Dallas
DAY ONE – LABS
@IamRobbyGordon: As a missional leader you should help your people love their savior first and their mission second via Matt Carter
@brockstamps: 18-34yr olds want to START something. This is a “6 lane freeway” opportunity for the Church. @davidkinnaman
@SimmonsEvan: “This generation is looking for a bigger story … than the norm of our culture of consumption.” @davidkinnaman
@Msnellings: “Daniel had two types of courage. The courage to be pure & proximate.” David Kinnaman
@lairdgirl: RT Stasi Eldredge: “God is the only one who can tell u who u are.” #catalyst
@lbjloren: “Know Christ, make Him know…the vehicle doesn’t matter.” @prophiphop #catalyst
@CatalystLeader: It is in our weakness and in our trembling that God will be great. via @JennieAllen
@Mabry2Ashley: Take away the spiritual aspect of worship songs and it is just minor chords. Hahahahahaha sooooo true
@IamRobbyGordon: As a missional leader you are a person who leads your people to understand the urgency of the mission @_Matt_Carter
@BTylerEllis: “The purpose of creativity is to bring people closer to the face of Jesus Christ” @loswhit
@LiveInFreedom: “Many believers r more influenced by conserv talk radio than by the Bible. We don’t know how 2 live n Babylon.” @davidkinnaman
@IamRobbyGordon: Is your church against the city, in the city, with the city or FOR the city? @_Matt_Carter
@staciezellmer: @davidkinnaman we’re at an interesting time in history, where all the greatest inventions of history are available in our pocket.
@Criesto: Creativity is natural. Discipline is not. But you need discipline to amplify creativity. -Jim Collins
@ljallen20: “Just show up each day and bring your little bit of willingness and let God take it” Lysa TerKeurst
@SimmonsEvan: “God meets us at our point of impossibility. God just wants us to show up.” @lysaterkeurst
@ksraines: Facing a wall of impossibility? Show up and bring your little bit of willingness. God will meet you there. Lysa Terkhurst
@LiveInFreedom: “If we’re going to be people of faith, then we have to be willing to live a life that requires faith.” @LysaTerKeurst
@Charleski: Will I allow God’s extraordinary presence to invade my ordinary life – to do whatever HE wants in the impossible! @LysaTerKeurst
@Heath_Lewis: “If all other blessings of this life were stripped away, would my Jesus still be enough?” @LysaTerKeurst
@johnpaine: “Visionaries manage stories” @charlestlee
@darvelmckinney: @herbertcooper People can’t distinguish between the God factor and the human factor
@Msnellings: “Vision creates culture.” Charles Lee
@brockstamps: Think BIG. Start small. Keep moving. @charlestlee
@LesleyHemphill: “You have to BE the community you wish you had.” @JonAcuff
@abfchurch: The God that we serve is bigger than any Giant that we face.
@tommycavalier: “Small doors open the BIG things.” @herbertcooper
@russknight: Discipleship = information + imitation + innovation.
@ksraines: Missional living needs to be small enough to care, big enough to dare.~Jo Saxton
@brockstamps: Over promising and under delivering will chip away at your credibility. FOLLOW THROUGH. @charlestlee
@michaelcriner: “You can’t teach missional living if you aren’t living on mission.” @josaxton
@blainec24: “This is the 1st generation that doesn’t need adults for information. They need them for interpretation.” -Tim Elmore
@blainec24: “Parents need to stop treating their children like their trophies. Living out their lives through their children.” -Tim Elmore
@blainec24: “The average teen is only ‘disconnected’ from technology for 1 hour a day!” – Tim Elmore
@blainec24: Generation of Paradox…1. They are sheltered…yet pressured. -Tim Elmores
@blainec24: Generation of Paradox…2. They are self-absorbed…yet generous. -Tim Elmore
@blainec24: @blainec24: Generation of Paradox…3. They are social…yet isolated by technology. -Tim Elmore
@blainec24: @blainec24: Generation of Paradox…4. They are adventuresome…yet protected. -Tim Elmore
@blainec24: @blainec24: Generation of Paradox…5. They are team oriented…yet diverse. -Tim Elmore
@blainec24: Generation of Paradox…6. They are visionary…yet vacillating. -Tim Elmore #catalyst #labs
@blainec24: Generation of Paradox…7. Orientation is high achievement…yet high maintenance. -Tim Elmore
@blainec24: Generation of Paradox…8. They are growing up too fast…and too slow at the same time. -Tim Elmore
@Brian_tumc_ym: 26 is the new 18 @timelmore Culture asking youth to grow up too quickly & too slowly at the same time.
@CatalystLeader: People are looking at Jesus and our lives and wondering if its really true. via @bobgoff
@JohannaInwood: The smallest act of love answers the question of if we really love the way we say we will. @bobgoff
@SimmonsEvan: “Surround yourself with prompts that remind you of Christ.” @bobgoff
@IamRobbyGordon: “We don’t own the gospel, we’re just the caretakers of it.” Love does @bobgoff
@CatalystLeader: Love God. Love people. Do stuff! via @bobgoff
@petebriscoe: “I give myself two epic fails a year“. @bobgoff #benotafraid
@MaryDeMuth: There’s a big difference between being invited versus being welcomed. @bobgoff
@IamRobbyGordon: When you start loving like Jesus does, it gets on you. But it’t ok because it looks good on you @bobgoff
@brockstamps: Jesus didn’t go around holding everyone accountable…he held them close. @bobgoff
@bre53: Biggest takeaway from @bobgoff: “Be picky about what you say.” Also, don’t just agree w/the Gospel, DO IT.
@raquelrussell: Christ was a leader who always had time for a ‘tug on his robe’ and the children. Leaders r humble. @JonAcuff
@staciezellmer: @stacey_spenser “Get” the importance of excellence in customer exp at church. Churches have customers? Yes. Members have options!
@DanielWindsor: “Failure is apart of the journey. Let them learn, let them fail.” -Tim Elmore
@tylerrudek: “Promoting your gift makes you look like an expert. Practicing your gift makes you an expert.” @JonAcuff
@MattFerg03: “Practicing, not promoting, will make you an expert in your craft.” – @JonAcuff
@PROMISETANGEMAN: “You have to be FIRST! You have to BE the community you wish you had” -@JonAcuff
@ljallen20: “Uncertainty is the reason leaders have a job”. Don’t let problems discourage u!
@michaelcriner: “Celebrity is the worst drug in Christianity.” @JonAcuff
@MeghanGatewood: Take time to create and design to create @shinabarger
@raquelrussell: Keys to leading: help others win, speak their language, extend grace @JonAcuff
@petebriscoe: “Scarcity demands innovation.” So true! @bradlomenick
The main stage at Catalyst Dallas just prior to the opening session.
@motmob: What’s your end goal? See it and live so you reach it. @herbertcooper
@Stacie_Hubb: There are a lot if things you “can” do but only a few things you were “made” to do.
@BTylerEllis: “Once you realize all you have is a gift from God, it’s easier to be humble” @RachelCruze
Catalyst offers resources for leaders and several conferences for leaders throughout the year. More information: http://catalystconference.com/. Photos courtesy Blaine Christenson.