"All churches experience temporary plateaus and flatlines in their growth patterns."
Ed Stetzer: "To thrive, I think there are at least five things we need to face the next 10 years."
"Think before you post—because someone is always listening."
Kevin Harney: "Like the Master, we need to meet people where they are and not impose our agendas on them.”
"I grieve that the marketplace shows a little more creativity and tenacity than we do in the church. It doesn’t have to be this way."
"Trust is crucial. If we’re going to share our faith with integrity, we have to stand on a foundation of trust."
Ed Stetzer: "When we begin to see our jobs as critical to God’s plan for our lives, the gospel can be preached more robustly."
Ed Stetzer: "Many people look to Christian education as a way to guard their children and to isolate them from secular ideologies."
"We should desire real discourse for the good of the causes we believe in and for the good of the world that we care to convince."
“If you want people to live in a different way, you have to promise them change—the possibility of a different kind of church.”