Category: Quote

  • A General Observation

    A General Observation

    I’m a church historian and theologian who teaches leadership courses. Please indulge a general observation. Pastors who really enjoy theology should probably read a few more leadership books. And pastors who really enjoy leadership should probably read a few more theology books. NATHAN A FINN from Twitter So I was digging *deep* into my ideas…

  • You are Here Devotional

    You are Here Devotional

    Busyness can be a disguise for self-sufficiency and pride.  Prioritizing prayer requires humility. It requires recognizing that we not in control and we need to lay it all down and trust in Jesus. Chris Spradley (@youarehere_devotional ) from his book “You are Here: A Discipleship Devotional for Marking the Growth and Development of Your Christian Walk.”…

  • Jonathan Pokluda on Martyrs

    Jonathan Pokluda on Martyrs

    The apostle Paul entered heaven to the cheers of those he martyred. That’s how the Gospel works. Jonathan Pokluda  Man if that’s not a quote I don’t know what is. Granted, Jonathan doesn’t credit for it but in the same spirit; I’m sure whoever said it first is happy to see Christ glorified through it…

  • Mr. Rogers on Love

    Mr. Rogers on Love

    “Love isn’t a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like ‘struggle.’ To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.” Mr. Fred Rogers I know personally that only loving or accepting people when they act in a manner that you…

  • C.S. Lewis on Desire

    C.S. Lewis on Desire

    “If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probably explanation is that I was made for another world.” C.S. Lewis How do I not have more C.S. Lewis quotes here? I could literally make an entire account out of quoting “The Screwtape Letters.” 🤔

  • Charles Spurgeon on Pancakes

    Charles Spurgeon on Pancakes

    “There is hardship in everything, except in eating pancakes.” Charles Spurgeon I don’t know what else to add to this. 🤷‍♂️ I usually have pancakes after a long run on Saturday morning. Personally, I like the Bisquick gluten-free pancakes, not because I’m gluten-free but I really like that you can’t over mix it. Plus I…

  • Nikolaus Zinzendorf on your own quiet faith

    Nikolaus Zinzendorf on your own quiet faith

    “Remember, you must never use your position to lord it over the heathen. Instead, you must humble yourself and earn their respect through your own quiet faith and the power of the Holy Spirit. The missionary must seek nothing for themselves. You must be content to suffer, die, and be forgotten.” Nikolaus Zinzendorf – German…

  • The Sketch Effect!

    The Sketch Effect!

    “With sketchnoting, I realized that I remembered more from my meetings and when I shared the sketches, people were more engaged with my ideas.” William C. Warren (with Alejo Porras) from @thesketcheffect I sometimes get asked how I got into creating sketchnotes and what I usually say involves a long and rambling diatribe about me drawing…

  • Propaganda!


    “If we take the same bad habits to a new place; we are just going to do to the new place what we did to the old place.” @prophiphop I was really fortunate to get a ticket to @mediaarts_au recent conference; CONNECT21 and this sketch is from a conversation Dave Adamson had with Propaganda. Interestingly it started…

  • Charles Spurgeon and the Church

    Charles Spurgeon and the Church

    “The church is not perfect, but woe to the man who finds pleasure in pointing out her imperfections. Christ loved his church, and let us do the same.” Charles Spurgeon You might think I’m talking about the Mars Hill podcast (and I am!) but hear me out first… I’m not calling out the podcast directly.…