Thom Rainer: "Is it possible to find one common factor in the lives of the most effective church leaders? I think so."
"It seems that every young pastor thinks it’s necessary to reinvent everything—in their mind, only they can do it the right way."
Thom Rainer: "The new bivocational pastor is similar to the traditional bivocational pastor with some key differences."
William Vanderbloemen: "Look for leaders of leaders who naturally invest in others and create a culture of excellence."
"Most preachers spend far more time on the introduction than on the conclusion. That’s a mistake."
"We have learned much about growing churches over the last 25-30 years. But sometimes I think we are trying too hard."
"Greater is the occupant of Heaven’s throne than the occupant of the White House."
"It is impossible for seminaries to teach their students everything they need to know for future ministry."
Thom Rainer: "Sometimes ministry spouses are among the loneliest people in the church."
Max Lucado: "We stand against bullying in schools. Shouldn’t we do the same in presidential politics?"