"The gospel isn’t simply a message of how bad people become good; it’s the power by which dead people come to life."
"There's no guarantee that a small group will work, but I know this: God commanded us to love him and love others."
Rick Warren: "Here’s a list of some simple things we do to set the stage for more baptisms that almost any church can do."
Thom Rainer: "The real issue is not the intrigue of this research; it is what you and your church will do about it."
"I want to propose several practices to push back against superficiality. You can call them disciplines or habits."
"Enjoy Christmas this weekend with friends and family, remembering the miracle that is the incarnation."
"The common denominator between these two actions is they are selfless disciplines that help keep love alive."
"It takes money to lead a church to experience dynamic spiritual and numerical growth."
Pete Scazzero: "Sadly, the Christmas season is a low point spiritually for most Christian leaders."
"When we put willpower or conformity before God’s Spirit, we struggle with God's grace."