Becoming an Influencer - Brad Jones

Released September 26, 2022 by Passion City Church with Pastor Louie Giglio


Pastor Brad closes out our ‘Open House’ collection of talks by urging us to live our lives set apart and as a response to the goodness of God toward us. His talk reminds us that our lives—though seemingly ordinary—can be available and used to impact the world, by the grace of God.VERSES // Romans 1:16-17,12:1-21Discussion Questions //Pastor Brad begins the talk by sharing about the potential we hold as “ordinary” people. What “ordinary” person have you seen do something incredibly impactful?Pastor Brad says ‘pride’ is the greatest threat to our church. What does he mean by this?Where are you most prideful? In other words, when do you feel the need to exalt your own reputation?If you can identify instances where you are prideful, can you identify the source of your pride? What is the reason or the insecurity behind your prideful action?Maybe you are having a hard time seeing your actions as prideful. How about starting with this question: When was the last time you subtly bragged or quietly boasted in something about yourself?Pastor Brad urges our House to live humbly because humility is attractive to others and it leads to influence. How do you practice humility?Pastor Brad shares, “Honor is INexpensive” and “Jealousy is expensive.” What does he mean by this?Pastor Brad encourages our House to be hope-filled people because it stands out to others. Living with hope is one of the most difficult things we do because it is always paired with hardship. When was the last time you had to focus intently on the hope we have as followers of Jesus? What were you facing in that valley of life?What stands out from Pastor Brads talk? What did you need to be reminded of?Reread the Scripture Pastor Brad references. What did you need to be reminded of in these texts?— With Passion City Online, you can join us every Sunday live at 9:30a and 11:45a, and our gatherings are available on-demand starting at 7p! Join us at — Subscribe to our channel to see more messages from Passion City Church: — Looking for content for your Kids? Subscribe to our Passion Kids Channel: — If you would like to give to our house, visit — Check out Passion's books, music, and more at — At Passion City Church, we believe that because God has displayed the ultimate sacrifice in Jesus, our response to that in worship must be extravagant. It is our privilege, and our created purpose, to reflect God’s Glory to Him through our praise, our sacrifice, and our song. — Follow Passion City Church: Follow Louie Giglio: Passion City Church is a Jesus church with locations in Atlanta and Washington D.C.