Church Quotes Page 2
Many believe it is possible to be a "good Christian" without
joining (or even attending) a local church, but God would
I yearn for the day when we as the church are known for what
we are for instead of what we are against. I pray that the long
list of “what the church is for” includes remarkable
Christ-centered care for the least, the last, and the lost.
Kara Powell, from The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family
If the envious, the defamers and the backbiters were taken
out of the average church, there would be revival overnight.
A. W. Tozer
He is preeminent in creation because He is the Creator. He is
preeminent in redemption for He is the Redeemer. He is
preeminent in the church because He is the One who gave Himself
for the church.
Dr. J. Vernon McGee, - Philippians / Colossians (Thru the Bible)
Churches are not museums that display perfect people. They
are hospitals where the wounded, hurt, injured and broken find
It can be helpful to see our relationship to
the church as being like a lifelong relationship to a spouse or
even a parent, child, or sibling; to view it as a relationship
that will include both "for better" and "for worse," and expect
to stay committed anyway.
Sarah Cunningham, - Beyond the Broken Church
The church is not a religious
community of worshippers of Christ but is Christ himself who has
taken form among people.
One of the primary reasons churches are empty is because church leaders love their models more than they love people. Andy Stanley
The church seeks to help form
people who can risk being peaceful in a violent world, risk
being kind in a competitive world, risk being faithful in an age
of cynicism, risk being gentle among those who admire the tough,
risk love when it may not be returned, because we have the
confidence that in Christ we have been reborn into a new
A growing church will have devoted
learners, and that means they are those who put it into
Brian Johnston, Healthy Churches - God's Bible Blueprint For Growth
Church history clearly shows that
when the Word of God is not taught and commitment to doctrinal
purity is not maintained, the Church enters into a dark age.
K. P. Yohannan, A Life of Balance
Apparently, if every
believer regularly tithed 10 percent of their income, the church
could end global hunger, eliminate deaths from preventable
diseases, end illiteracy, solve world water and sanitation
issues, fully fund overseas missions work AND expand their
ministries both at home and abroad.
Brittany Ann, Putting God First
To put it bluntly, we find
ourselves occupying the middle ground between the Kingdom of
Heaven and the world of the Church.
Gary Goodell, Where Would Jesus Lead?