“In the church we want grace to be the motivation for our godliness, to be what inspires how we treat other people.”
"Preaching and proclamation cannot be separated from lived-out mission, especially in a ‘post-truth’ world.”
"God is so transcendent. Rather than being fearful of that, or worried, we should turn to face it, look directly at it in Scripture.”
"Wisdom without courage is riskless. Courage without wisdom is reckless. But wisdom and courage together is priceless."
"Inspiring and training believers to share their faith is one of the biggest challenges we have in the Western church."
“We need to recognize that even believers see the world in certain ways based upon ethnicity, class and gender.”
“God is on the move, extending the reign of Jesus throughout culture and society, and it’s our job to join in with what God is doing.”
"A church must first establish a culture of love and effective relational disciple-making."
"The gospel will always be good news and an offense to those on both sides of our increasingly divided spectrum."
“The scorecard is changing. Church leaders are less enamored with drawing crowds and seem more interested in making disciples.”