“Not every Christian man with an entrepreneurial spirit and a gift for speaking should be a pastor. I say this kindly—if your drive is not to feed the sheep, please quit. You may have missed your calling. Your gifts could be used more effectively elsewhere, perhaps for starting a business or a nonprofit. We don’t […]
Can all of our society’s problems be solved by following two simple rules?
Are issues of social justice always just a local matter?
“The reason that we don’t act like Jesus in the world today is because we don’t see like Jesus saw. If we would see things the way He sees things, then we would act the way He would act.” ~ Skye Jethani
“If you only measure your ministry by the amount of people that come to your church, then you are using the wrong measurement.” ~ Wayne Penn, Sr. (Dad)
“If you obey God with your whole heart, you’ll usually scare off the folks who want you to obey them.” ~ Meg Moseley
“Sometimes, we’re quick to dismiss constructive criticism because of who it’s coming from. Whether we like it or not, there are times where our ‘enemies’ are actually RIGHT about us… …and we need to be humble enough to admit that God can use someone who’s against us for our good.” ~ Skye Jethani
“I think the overriding value in a lot of evangelical churches is to set the bar as low as possible in order to get as many as we can to engage. And because we keep the bar so low, we never really expect much from church attendees. We don’t expect that they’ll be trained in […]