Matt Chandler: "When it’s my turn to go home to glory, I’d much rather leave behind hundreds and hundreds of gospel-rich churches than just one big church where I preached."
The senior pastor of an iconic, historic, multiethnic and multigenerational church, Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, Chicago
"When I became a person of faith, to be perfectly frank, all the models for discipleship were suffocating to me."
Hugh Halter: "The goal is not that you have incarnational people, but incarnational communities."
“How can we be happy that we have a sanctuary that seats 5,000, when 10 minutes away there are people in poverty?”
Glen Peterson: “Guiding immigrants through the logistics of the immigration process is a very profound way churches can help."
"When ministry changes the direction and the trajectory of an individual's or a family's life, then it is successful."
”Ministry success for our church has become synonymous with effectively and strategically turning believers into disciples.”
"I'm learning to ask, 'Who from our team should lead here?' I used to ask, 'What do I need to start doing?'"
Tyler Wigg-Stevenson: “I think that the fact that we can’t fix everything is only a problem if you think that we ought to fix everything.”