“Let’s quit fiddling with religion and do something to bring the world to Christ.” ~ Billy Sunday
“You dream. You plan. You reach. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, with belief, with confidence and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits”
– Michael Phelps
the key for the future of the Western Church is simple, but both profound and hard. The key is a powerful return to Jesus’ heart for making disciples, and multiplying them into missional leaders.
Think about how Jesus did his ministry. He preached God’s word to the multitudes, but was not seduced by the size and success of the crowds. He demonstrated the power of the Spirit through a miraculous ministry, yet he didn’t leverage it for his popularity. He moved on when he could have stayed and built momentum, and he continually prioritized his time, resources, teaching, and attention to a small group of leaders to whom he would one day hand the keys…
Jon Tyson, Multiplying Missional Leaders
“Be diligent in action. Put all your irons into the fire. Use every faculty for Jesus. Be wide-awake to watch opportunities, and quick to seize upon them.”
~ Charles Spurgeon
Reproduction necessitates reproduce-ability, and reproducibility requires an ecclesiology simple enough for any disciple to reproduce.
@AlanHirsch in On the Verge. Loving this book!