"As we all learn sooner or later, I discovered that I couldn’t build God’s kingdom with lies and pretense."
"When it comes to the church, the disease is called 'tradition.' And when a disease goes unchecked, it can become deadly."
Mark DeYmaz: “It takes more than mere words and sentiment to bring about systemic change.”
William Vanderbloemen: "Nobody is a perfect leader, but there is one thing that all successful pastors have in common."
"If we bore people with the gospel, we are guilty of one of the greatest crimes humanity has ever experienced."
"It is hard to be all things to all people if we do not know who those people are."
"We wonder why so many congregations go to church, log many hours in activities each week and still feel unfulfilled."
Rick Warren: "In terms of seeing radical life changes in individuals, nothing can take the place of Spirit-anointed preaching."
"You must never forget that all efforts, methods and strategies serve the greater goal of gospel proclamation."
"Our role as leaders of Jesus’ sheep involves giving people direction, even in the arena of politics."