7 quotes that make me stop and think.
1- “identity before activity”
This was the most recent quote I heard and was like wow that’s good. How many times do we launch out and do something that is not us and end up burning ourself out?
2- “vision over image”
This is what I heard God speak to my heart when I had a tough decision to make between 2 jobs. Both were good jobs but what was the good idea and what was the God idea? By seeking time with God I learned quickly to pick vision over image. I use this quote for making all my decisions. I think, is this part of my vision? If not I know it’s a no. I don’t think how good will I look? But rather how good will God look ?
3- “some people are so poor all they have is money”
I love this one! I will just let that one sink in…
4- “our living needs to be better than our preaching”
I try to live out this quote. I used to love preaching more than people. Now I try to love people more than preaching even if that means the cost of the preaching getting worse.
5- “no one will ever become poor by giving”
The quote is so true I never became poor by giving, in fact, I would go as far to say it’s only made my life richer in many ways. Live to give.
6- “if your to big to serve then your to small to lead”
Servant leaders are the best leaders the way up is down.
7- “what we avoid the devil invades”
This has been one of my favourite for so long. I think as Christians, we avoid the world. We did with music and look how MTV influenced the generation. I have heard of some Christians who are getting hate for doing a reality show but whether you like it or not reality TV is our generation language and if we want to reach them we need to speak their language.
This article was written by Scottish youth pastor, Steven McLeish who serves at Destiny Church, Glasgow. He is also a spoken word artist with several videos on YouTube. These can be watched on his Spoken Light channel.
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