“When asked about the one true key to bringing people far from God near, I simply say, ‘Start throwing great parties.’”
"There are some trends I see that are good and positive, and deserve celebration and affirmation."
"Throughout my 35 years of ministry, I’ve seen 10 common reasons that church people give for not tithing."
Rick Warren: "Here’s a list of some simple things we do to set the stage for more baptisms that almost any church can do."
"The charisma of a magnetic personality can be an asset, but nothing trumps genuinely caring about and loving students."
Thom Rainer: "The real issue is not the intrigue of this research; it is what you and your church will do about it."
“Are we ready to have fun this morning?” ... the answer is, “Probably not.”
Bobby Gruenewald: "God showed us that if we spent our energy helping others, he would bring the increase."
"It is hard to be all things to all people if we do not know who those people are."
Ed Stetzer: “Our goals must reflect a community of making disciples and exerting cultural influence.”