How to recognize when it becomes more about you than the church--and what to do about it
"We are called to dig postmodern wells where the Samaritan woman of today can get a drink and have a conversation."
God delights for us to cup our hands in prayer in holy expectation that he will meet us in beautiful, mysterious ways.
Only God can fix the world; but as we fulfill our calling and carry God’s good news of salvation, healing and justice into the world, we become a very real part of changing it.
"No other organization on earth is like the church. Nothing even comes close."
Community is a conduit of life: you live in community. If you starve yourself of community, you die.
“A clear culture is like the white blood cell system of an organization and it gives you a better chance of self-correction.”
"A staff led like a family will eventually stall the growth of the church."
Ed Stetzer: "Keeping a church focused on evangelism is similar to running a marathon."
Bill Hybels & Rich Stearns: "Let us not miss this chance to lead with Jesus’ love and compassion."