He executes justice for the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free, the LORD gives sight to the blind, he lifts up those who are bowed down, the LORD loves those who live justly. The LORD watches over the immigrant and sustains the fatherless and the widow, but he frustrates the ways of the wicked. -Psalm 146:7-9

Sunday, April 27, 2008

Quotes of the Week

“Our announcement of the Gospel of the kingdom is to be accompanied by physical signs of the Kingdom.”
-J.D. Greear, The Summit Church

It is practically impossible to do effective wholistic ministry apart from the local

-Dr. Wayne Gordon

"If in thinking through the revelation of God (the Bible) it stays in our heads and doesn't pass through to the heart unto the hands and feet, how will anyone know it has affected us?"
-Rev. Randy Nabors, New City Fellowship

“We have to do more than just get people saved. We need to disciple them wholistically so that they can be good stewards of what God has entrusted to them.”
-Dr. John Perkins

"The question arises as to what the response as Christians will be to the troubles of the poor and the inner cities today. The desperate conditions that face the poor call for a revolution in the church's attempts at a solution."
-Dr. Wayne Gordon

The Word became flesh… and moved into the neighborhood."
John 1:14 (MSG)