Category Archives: Quotes

Lessons Learned: Slow Down, Part 3

Augustine lived over 1,600 years ago and was one of the most important voices in the history of the church. He was a deep thinker, a prolific writer, and a passionate preacher. One of his most enduring lines gets at … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: Slow Down, Part 2

Believe it or not, our busyness is one of the great threats to our spiritual lives. In his book Soul Keeping, John Ortberg tells of a time when he was weary and frazzled and exhausted. His ministry was expanding, his … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: Be Grateful, Part 1

We’ve heard it hundreds of times: 2020 has been a difficult year in so many respects. The coronavirus has claimed the lives of over 250,000 Americans and has completely disrupted our way of life this year. I read a line … Continue reading

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Quick to Love

These words were written in 1868, but they are poignant for our time as well: Life is short. We do not have much time to gladden the hearts of those who travel the way with us. So, be quick to … Continue reading

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Walter Wink on the power of the cross

As the structures of value and normative behavior in this age, wisdom and law are the powers that regulate existence for Gentile and Jew respectively. They are symbolic abbreviations of what the civilized and religious world considers its highest values. … Continue reading

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Preach the Gospel. Die. Be Forgotten.

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Francis Chan on Discipleship

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Brene Brown’s “Dare to Lead”

A great quote from Brene Brown’s latest book on leadership, Dare to Lead.

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S.D. Gordon on Prayer

The greatest thing anyone can do for God and man is pray. It is not the only thing, but it is the chief thing. The great people of earth are the people who pray. I do not mean those who … Continue reading

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Newness of Life

We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life. My friend’s father, a longtime … Continue reading

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