From the Twitterverse
“If God forgives us we must forgive ourselves otherwise it’s like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than him.” —C.S. Lewis
There is something very wrong when those who know much of Jesus look so little like Him.
If Christians would spend less time harassing each other and more time helping other people, more people would want to become Christians.
I can tell how strong someone’s argument [is] when they don’t need ad hominem and vitriol to defend it.
I’m telling you, it’s really hard to be a pastor right now. Nearly impossible for those without resources and quality leadership. Complaining and distracted Christians are about to wipe them out. Pray for each other. If you have a good pastor, tell him.
Most of the true privileges in life are joyful and also costly. Caring for your parents ranks high among them in all categories.
Doctrine matters! The Great Commission matters! Let’s fight for both!
Every time you leave your place of comfort and enter into the suffering of another, you are living and loving as God. A healing touch to the least, He says, is a healing touch to the Highest.
When it comes to the makeup of your leadership team, a little bit of creative friction creates energy to help fuel the mission. However, if friction festers into faction, then it will drain energy and distract from the mission.
“The Enneagram helps you understand people & churches are full of people & pastoring / church leadership is a people business.” —@LisaVischer and @toddadamswilson on ‘The Enneagram Goes to Church’ (StetzerLeadershipPodcast.com)