I was asked on Facebook how the conference I am attending is going...so here's some - very abbreviated - notes from one of the main speakers, Dary Northrop. I tried to put it on my wall as my status, but it was too long!
A sermon on Luke 19 about reaching out to people
1. It is often difficult for people to find Jesus (1-4)
"Everyone needs a moment to see who Jesus is for himself"
2. It's never difficult for Jesus to find you (5)
Zac had a story. Everyone has a story - listen to the story
Jesus doesn't look down on people - He looks up at people
3. Jesus loves the person more than the crowd (6-7)
Jesus didn't please the crowd "if you want to end up miserable, try pleasing the crowd"
The story of Jesus is a story of ministering to one.
Jesus was fully present in the conversation he was having with Zac - the power of being "fully present" in a conversation
Jesus had the time and He took the time
4.Only Jesus can change the heart (8-9)
Jesus didn't say to Zac "You did cheat on your taxes"
We have to give the Spirit of God space to work in people's lives