Another addition to my collection of quotes for leader types.
Committees produce complexity instead of leadership. Committees don’t lead; groups don’t lead; only people lead. Search the parks in any city; you will see dozens of statues of leaders – and not one of a committee.
McIntosh and Martin
It is naïve and foolish to be surprised or immobilized by sick behavior in the church.”
A vision that costs nothing changes nothing and is worth nothing.
You cannot have impact without community. You cannot have community without unity. You cannot have unity without humility. You cannot have humility without experiencing the holiness of God
We have too many people who have plenty of medals and no scars.
Living a life of faith means never knowing where you are being led. But it does mean loving and knowing the one who is leading. It is literally a life of faith, not of understanding and reason – a life of knowing Him who calls us to go.
Being a pastor that satisfies a congregation is one of the easiest jobs on the face of the earth, if we are satisfied with satisfying congregations.
There is nothing that keeps wicked men at any one moment out of hell, but the mere pleasure of God.
No one can have a Biblically authentic ministry without hard work.