Solid Rock UMC
Monday, October 10, 2011
Church like you have never seen it before!

Rock Solid

A dead church is resurrected. On a stretch of road in North Carolina’s Sandhills region, the Rev. Gil Wise’s entrepreneurial leadership and clear vision have helped create a thriving community.


In a moment of despair, Wise felt God speak to him: “I came here with nothing and if I leave here with nothing, I’ve not lost anything. But if I don’t follow what God is doing, I will have lost everything.”

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Questions to consider:

  • What key risks were taken to make Solid Rock the community it is today? Have you taken similar risks as a leader?
  • What creative ways could your organization secure funding for its ministry during this time of economic uncertainty?
  • How does a leader discern “where God’s moving?” Where do you see signs of God’s movement in your organization?