"Encouragement isn’t something that you can just tack on to your daily checklist. It’s a way of life for a leader."
"The good news: You already have most of the tools you need to make your sermon stick while pointing people to Jesus."
Thom Rainer: "Pastors often take 10 to 20 hours to prepare a sermon. And then they hear one of these sentences."
Ed Stetzer: "Our gut reaction is to dismiss Trump supporters and to question their faith. I’d like to suggest a different approach."
Ed Stetzer: "About half of evangelical Christians believe that prayer and Bible study alone can heal mental illness."
"Your talents aren’t enough to do what God has asked of you. If they were, then you wouldn’t need God."
"Our role is to engage our students' busyness and strategically minister to and serve them where they are."
Pete Scazzero: "Sermons are never finished. Regardless of our preparation, when we preach, we do so in faith."
"The pastor’s wife can be hurt in a hundred ways. Her pain is magnified by one great reality: She cannot fight back."
Mark DeYmaz: “It takes more than mere words and sentiment to bring about systemic change.”