quotes of the week #34

here we go - quotes of the week #34... great stuff i've read lately

“Mission is an acted out doxology.” - Lesslie Newbigin (Godfather of the missional movement)

If we could explain everything there is to explain about God, He wouldn’t be God.” – Reggie Joiner (Godfather of Family Ministry)

"It’s not a matter of how much of my money I give to God, but how much of God's money I choose to keep for myself." – Mark Driscoll (pastor & author)

"The only thing worse than training employees & losing them is not training them & keeping them." - Zig Ziglar (surely you know Zig)

“Our actions in the public life of the world are acted prayers for the kingdom.” - Albert Schweitzer (famed medical missionary and author)

“Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the Titanic.” – Mike Foster (author, leader, entrepreneur)

“Without a global vision, there will always be a missing focus resulting in a church out of balance.” – Ed Stetzer (author & church planting missiologist)

"The church doesn't exist to meet our needs.. we exist as the church to meet the needs of others" – Joel Houston (leader of Hillsong United)