VIDEO: Woman at the Well

We showed this video last Wednesday night. It seemed to hit deeply with several of our girls. It is a monologue from the “Woman at the Well” story in John 4. We also showed it because that passage is why Dean Inserra and his church calls themselves “The Well.”

CBSM Guest Preacher: Dean Inserra “PROVOKED”

Free files for youth pastors and small group leaders:
4 – Dean Inserra – Provoked (mp3)
4 – Dean Inserra – Provoked (service)
4 – Dean Inserra – Provoked (handout)
CBSM had in guest speaker: Dean Inserra this Wednesday night. Dean is a good friend of mine in the ministry, so when he told me he’d be passing through town last night…I had to get him in to speak. And by the way, pastors should ONLY have in speakers who are better preachers than they are…otherwise its just a waste of time. Dean is the pastor of “The Well” in Tallahassee, FL which is statitiscally said to be not only the fastest growing church in Florida, but also the fastest growing church plant that the SBC has ever had! He is a pastor and preacher who is unashamed about the gospel and preaches it with crazy boldness. The Well is growing so rapidly because God LOVES for His Word to be preached, His Son to be proclaimed, and His gospel to be professed! Continue reading

Facebooking for Christ

At CBSM, we’re all about using the modern technology to spread the gospel of Christ and publicize His glory! 

Over Christmas I met with good friend and church growth guru, Dean Inserra, who is the pastor of The Well in Tallahassee…you’ll see his web address below.  CBSM students, you’ll know Dean Inserra from our “Know Your Role” DNow with him a couple of years ago!  This is the most important thing I learned from him in our pow-wow, so I wanted to pass it along.  It’s good…real good…even better than the Triple Prime Burger I had at Ruby Tuesdays with him.  Here’s what he said…

We do a facebook add (very cheap) that appears on every person in the Florida State, Tallahassee Community College, and overall Tallahassee networks fb page.

We also take advantage of what people are already doing. People feel the need to update their “status” every hour, and then comment on what their friends just wrote. So, we do a mass blitz several times a year where it literally “blows up,” on the news feed. You could have up to 200 of your friends write as their status at the same time. It is nuts.   Continue reading