"Positivity is an option for every kind of personality. Each of us can choose to see the hope and potential in every situation."
“If you want to leverage your life for impact, it will be by being that hero-maker—the person who raises and empowers others."
“I would love for our definition of success to be determined not just by size, but by multiplication.”
“The church has neutered itself by trying to do ministry behind four walls. The lost art is doing what the apostles and Jesus did.”
"What they want is what the church isn’t offering: mission. If we will lead the way, they will follow."
“We cannot surrender the outposts of God’s kingdom to the ways of our nation. We are here to transform. To make disciples.”
“Outside influences have shaped the allegiance of God’s people more than the kingdom of God or the authentic Jesus."
“The best thing pastors can do is to get off the pedestal so their family can get off it as well.”
"Pastors’ wives wish their husbands understood how painful it is when pastors treat the church as their mistress."
“Grace often gets put on the opposite side of sanctification, but that’s not biblically true. In Scripture it’s all about grace.”