“The sending church misses out on the blessing of supporting a new work should they refuse to engage proactively.”
"Those who go into church planting without understanding the necessary commitment level almost always fail."
"After a few years of fruitful growth, we became comfortably stable, and my heart grew uncomfortably cold."
Bill Hybels & Rich Stearns: "Let us not miss this chance to lead with Jesus’ love and compassion."
"The church planted with good dirt hears God’s calling with a noble heart, keeps the mission in focus and bears much fruit."
Phil Cooke: "One of the big reasons we’re losing our voice in today’s culture is that we don’t understand these critical habits."
"Courageous youth ministry leaders are willing to take risks to see their students and families move closer to Jesus Christ."
"Encouragement isn’t something that you can just tack on to your daily checklist. It’s a way of life for a leader."
"The good news: You already have most of the tools you need to make your sermon stick while pointing people to Jesus."
Thom Rainer: "Pastors often take 10 to 20 hours to prepare a sermon. And then they hear one of these sentences."