A delightful video training series based on the deeply rich life lessons from Bo’s Cafe focusing on God’s love, discipleship, our identity in Christ, creating safer relational space created by John Lynch, author of Bo’s Cafe and Derek Wilder of Lives Transforming.


High-powered executive Steven Kerner is living the dream in southern California. But when his bottled pain ignites in anger one night, his wife kicks him out. Then an eccentric mystery man named Andy Monroe befriends Steven and begins unravelling his tightly wound world. Andy leads Steven through a series of frustrating and revealing encounters to repair his life through genuine friendship and the grace and love of a God who has been waiting for him to accept it. A story to challenge and encourage, BO’S CAFE is a model for all who struggle with unresolved problems and a performance-based life. Those who desire a fuller, more authentic way of living will find this journey of healing a restorative exploration of God’s unbridled grace.


Segment 1: Why Bo’s Café
John Lynch, author of Bo’s Cafe, explains why Bo’s Cafe was written.

Segment 2: Discipleship – How?
It appears that discipleship is a main theme of Bo’s Cafe. Listen to John’s perspective on discipleship.

Segment 3: Who Am I?
Who I Am is discussed throughout the book. Why is this so important? John explains why this is key to our spiritual growth.

Segment 4: Performance
Performing ourselves into the good graces of God can be very risky. John explains how this critical issue changes everything.

Segment 5: Safe Places
Creating safe places is a key component for spiritual growth. John answers why it is so difficult for Christians to create safety in relationships.

Segment 6: Fix Them!
Is it our job to try and fix people who are broke? Our fixing mentality can be very dangerous and John explains why.

Segment 7: Listening Power
Listening is a powerful part of discipleship. Listening for readiness may be the most undervalued skill of iscipleship.


Bruce McNicol is president of Leadership Catalyst, Inc. and an international speaker and consultant. He holds a master’s in theology and a doctorate in organizational and leadership development. Previously he served for ten years as president of the international church planting organization Interest Associates.

Bill Thrall serves as vice-chair of Leadership Catalyst, mentor, and coauthor of the bestselling TrueFaced resources (www.truefaced.com), The Ascent of a Leader, and Beyond Your Best.

John Lynch is a national conference speaker and writer for LCI, holds a master’s of theoology from Talbot Seminary, and has twenty years’ experience as a teaching pastor of Open Door Fellowship. He’s also cofounder and playwright of a theater troupe in Phoenix