Crucifying the defensive impulse is so difficult because it essentially means choosing to allow others to misunderstand you, misjudge you, and even malign you.
The Church exists for no other purpose but to draw men into Christ . . .
In the end, reaching Millennials is about understanding them and being willing to participate in their world. It takes conscious decisions; you’re not going to accidentally attract them.
Sometimes the most courageous thing you can do is to stay right where you are.
The first thing we should say about a church-planting church is that it has been purified in the crucible of difficulty.
Starting out bivocational for a season may provide your church with the stability you need to have a long lasting impact in the city God has called you to.
For already that which was equally incredible has come to pass, in the world's believing an incredible thing.
Help from Psalm 25 to encourage more prayer.
Everything rides on the reality of resurrection.