"Whatever God calls us to do, we can be sure of one thing: He isn’t calling us to do nothing."
Rich Stearns: "We cannot mince words in condemning all forms of hatred in our country."
"Jesus characterized himself as a servant. The way to greatness in the kingdom, he said, is through serving."
"A cocky leader is not a leader with simply too much confidence; confidence and arrogance are very different traits."
"We need to gather as the church—but worship is always about being formed by the Spirit, who sends us out on mission."
"We must know the territories God has promised us if we are going to step and lead others into them."
"The beautiful good news of Jesus makes the pathetic promises of the prosperity gospel pale in comparison."
"There is no need to see accountability questions as burdensome if we understand that God’s grace is our foundation."
"Churches turn inward if they don’t intentionally and aggressively press outward to the world that God loves.”
“If we begin to think outside of the box, the city may truly rejoice that we showed up.”