"In the poorest corners of our country, churches are beacons of love and sources of help. But there’s more we can do."
“What would change if we lived out the truth that God does the building and growing as we live in simple kingdom ways?”
“When local churches work together, get along and actually like each other, people start talking.”
"In the same way God blesses people who give faithfully, God blesses churches that do the same."
"As Christians, when we engage in these sorts of relationships and conversations, we bring Jesus with us to a literal table."
“Where Christ shows up in the world is when ordinary people like you and me open our hearts and homes.”
"The logical outcome of our faith is to do good works. This is the evidence of redemption and renewal in Christ."
"If God is doing something, he'll communicate it to BOTH of you. Trust him. If God is in it, he'll bring you both along."
“The American church has proved it can fill the seats, but it has yet to prove that the gospel can transform entire communities.”
"I learned that small churches that begin to really reach out with the gospel would discover that their desires are at war."