Friday, August 08, 2008

Willow Creek Leadership Summit 2008

Here are some highlight quotes:

"All I have to do is get the right people around the table." - Bill Hybels

"Leaders call fouls." - Bill Hybels

"We (the church) are God's plan for justice." - Gary Haugen

"Are Jesus and I truly interested in the same things?" - Gary Haugen

"God will not leave us with all things petty." - Gary Haugen

"Follow your compass and not your clock." - Bill George

"If you do too many things, you'll end up killing the organization." - Wendy Kopp

"How many sexually active-drunk-athiests do you have in your church?" - John Burke

"What are your potential barriers to grace?" - John Burke

"If you can't love across race, you can't lead." - Efrem Smith

"We had nothing, but we had IT." - Greg Groeschel

3 of the Qualities most often present when a church has IT:

1. Laser Focus
2. They see opportunities where others see obstacles.
3. They are willing to fail

"Failure is not an option, it's a necessity." - Greg Groeschel

"In order to reach people that nobody else is reaching, we have to do things that nobody else is doing." - Greg Groeschel

"We don't impose (our faith), we propose." - Chuck Colson

"God doesn't really need me, he just needs me to get out of the way." - Catherine Rohr

"I was willing to risk everything." - Catherine Rohr

"See what's good in people and pull it out." - Brad Anderson

"I believe in divine taps on the shoulder."- Bill Hybels

"Embrace calling without delay." - Bill Hybels

1 comment:

Moxie said...

Hey dude. I just wanted to say thank you for having my band on the music to check out! I appreciate the support!! Bring us out there sometime! Hope you are well!