Category Archives: Quotes

Mother Teresa, Feast Day

People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed … Continue reading

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Platt’s Radical View on the Church’s Selective View of Same-Sex Marriage

Baptist Press recently ran an excruciatingly convicting article titled “Platt: In ‘sex-crazed culture,’ Bible makes ‘no exceptions.’” These are some of the words offered by David Platt: Christians should grieve the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the federal ban on same-sex marriage, … Continue reading

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Our Ultimate Goal

Missions is not the ultimate goal of the church. Worship is. Missions exist because worship doesn’t. Worship is ultimate, not missions, because God is ultimate, not man. When this age is over, and the countless millions of the redeemed fall … Continue reading

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Transformational Sweet Spot

“The best way to overcome the world is not with morality or self-discipline. Christians overcome the world by seeing the beauty and excellence of Christ. They overcome the world by seeing something more attractive than the world: Christ.” ~ Thomas … Continue reading

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The Struggle for Grace

“Grace. It’s what I crave most when my guilt is exposed. The very thing I’m hesitant to extend when I’m confronted with the guilt of others — especially when their guilt has robbed me of something I consider valuable.” Andy … Continue reading

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