“Every single percentage point that we drop the divorce rate, the lives of more than a million children are positively impacted," Dr. Les Parrott says.
Andy Stanley unpacks his reasoning for eliminating phrases such as "the Bible says..." from our preaching in order to reach the younger generations and return to a more New-Testament model of evangelism.
Michael Frost holds a PhD in "being and doing church" and is the author of several books. He is also the head of the missiology...
“Part of hospitality is being open to people and their dreams.” - Terry Smith
“This idea of comparison is toxic to the broader impact that we’re supposed to have when we no longer see others as rivals and competitors but as friends and allies that we’re going to be spending all eternity with.” - Peter Greer
“Your identity is not how you feel...if that’s the case then all of our temptations will define us.” - Jackie Hill Perry
“People who don’t have time for a group always have time for their friends. Structure small groups around friendships.” - Allen White
“The first step to ending isolation is to admit we need community.” - Rusty George
“Greatness of a ministry shouldn't be measured by its size but by the love it offers for God.” - Ken Shigemetsu
“Communities that are poor have been poor for centuries so the causes are deeply ingrained in the culture. The solutions are also long term.” - Rich Stearns
“Not only are my opinions and actions about sexuality based on my beliefs about God but also my sexual experiences impact how I view God.” - Juli Slattery
“What I tried to write in my book is something that’s not biblically obvious.” - Francis Chan
“The one category where we could not see where the body of christ had very much capacity to respond was where the poor were the victims of violence.” - Gary Haugen
“I’m seeing the emergence of multi-ethnic, Christ-centered Bible-based churches to me that is the hope of a nation.”
“Church leaders should ask, ‘Who are we trying to reach?’” - Tony Morgan
“We over-complicate discipleship. It’s just taking the time and passing on a skill to other people.” - Vince Miller
“Some of the people who talk about the Holy Spirit the most are the least influenced by the Spirit.” - Scot McKnight
“My call to ministry was like being in a dark room with my hands outstretched searching for the light switch.” - Kristen Padilla
“Once I opened up my inner life to Jesus….and acknowledged the mess I was in, it was like a liberation.” - Pete Scazzero
"My life stands as evidence that God does not call the equipped...He equips the called." - Jon Sanders