Phil Cooke: "Gimmicks may get attention, but truly original ideas change the world."
“The leadership displayed by apostles was one of moving the church to action rather than merely enjoying classroom teaching.”
“Lead with the confidence that comes from knowing you have humbly submitted yourself to God and that he has your back.”
Brad Powell: “Leading a church out of a rut demands belief that the church’s future begins now.”
Knowing is not half the battle.
Brad Powell: “Leading a church to become a healthy and growing spiritual community isn’t easy. But it is worth it.”
"Just as we're often blind to our own selfish tendencies, we often fail to notice when narcissism is present in our churches."
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."
Thom Rainer: "Pastors need numbers of people who will take on the encourager role. The critics will always be there."