Thom Rainer: "What if I told you I could help you get 10 or more hours of your week back?"
Ed Stetzer: "With these two statistics in mind, church planters can start and grow healthy, Great Commission churches."
"There’s a dark side of leadership success, and many don’t like talking about it."
“Two-thirds of church plants have mostly connected with people who were already a part of a church.”
"Not all planning practices are equal. Planning is most effective when the correct planning style is applied."
"For the formerly unchurched, relationships played a part in 57 percent of the decisions to return to the church."
"Many a servant of the Lord has been treated less kindly by Christians than any business in town would treat an employee."
Rich Stearns: "This is why the local church matters. Politicians see problems; we see people, created in the image of God."
"If your overall church culture creates a safe environment for the staff, transitions can be a normal and healthy part of staff life."
"One person who was excited about seeing new generations come to know Jesus was a 91-year-old woman named Ruth."