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By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

Personally, I've never understood inactivity. Why a person would sit when he could soar, be a spectator when he could play, or atrophy when he could develop...is beyond me!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

It’s amazing how many coincidences occur when one begins to pray.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

Effective leaders do not fear passion. They welcome it. But from time to time passionate discussions digress into personal attacks, and real people get really hurt. In my view, leaders must head that off before it happens.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

Most unmarried people have no idea what it takes to make a marriage work; they grossly underestimate the price people have to pay to build long-term, mutually satisfying relationships. And they fail to understand that the only people with the strength to pay that price are those who have plumbed the depths of their relationship with God, and have dealt with their own brokenness.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

The worst days of leadership beat the best days of being an onlooker.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

Busyness is the unrivaled archenemy of spiritual authenticity.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

If you don't change your schedule, you'll be the same person you've always been.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

If we were to boil down Christianity to its core, we'd be left with simply this: relationship with God. The living, loving God of the universe has spoken throughout history, and still speaks today - not just to pastors or priests, but to anyone who will listen. God will speak to you.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

Storms draw something out of us that calm seas don't.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

There isn't a single motivation, thought, act, or word that has slipped out of your being and escaped the full, undivided attention of God.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

The rest of the story from Acts 1:8 explains that Christ-followers have a mission while here on earth. They are to be Christ’s witnesses all over this planet. It’s as if Christ said, “Think you’re missing the book smarts, the street smarts, the looks, the talent, or the speaking ability to accomplish this mission? Don’t be concerned with those things, because you have my mountain-moving, life-transforming, death-defying power on your side.”

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

Wise leaders understand that the single greatest determinant of whether followers will ever own a vision deeply is the extent to which whose followers believe the leader will own it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

People will not follow a leader with moral incongruities for long. Every time you compromise character you compromise leadership. The foundation of firm leadership is character.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

More than anything, people want the reality of the discussion at hand. If what is going on in that building is the real thing, if the transforming love and power of Jesus Christ is being experienced, you can sit on a metal folding chair or in a plush theater seat.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

Live each day with an open ear toward heaven, eager to respond to any whisper from God.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

You can live and lead small, live and lead safe, live and lead selfishly, or you can pursue a grander vision.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

This is the only leadership life I get, my one and only shot at following God the way I feel him prompting me to do so. This isn't some pre-game warm-up. It's the game, and the clock is ticking!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

When you get to the end will God say, "Well done," or, "What was up with that?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

Playing around is one thing; following an established regimen is quite another. It's true with exercise equipment and it is true with prayer.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

If you lower the ambient noise of your life and listen expectantly for those whispers of God, your ears will hear them. And when you follow their lead, your world will be rocked.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

Those churches have closed down or have been merged with a church that has a more positive vision.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

Great leadership is by definition relentlessly developmental.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

The Lord's Prayer is an excellent model, but it was never intended to be a magical incantation to get God's attention. Jesus gave this prayer as a pattern to suggest the variety of elements that should be included when we pray.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

Destructive fear must be stopped in its tracks or it will undermine the life God invites us to live.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

The Christian life is one of faith, where we find ourselves routinely overdriving our headlights but knowing it's okay because God is in control and has a purpose behind it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

Truly, spiritual courage is on the endangered character-quality list.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

I would never want to reach out someday with a soft, uncallused hand-a hand never dirtied by serving-and shake the nail-pierced hand of Jesus.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

Don't steamroll your way into a conversation before establishing any relational credibility.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

Coaching is the most important servant/leadership element in helping people accomplish their goals.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

Whatever the capacity for human suffering, the church has a greater capacity for healing and wholeness.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

Obeying the Spirit instead of your own self-centered whims will lead you to places you've never been, challenge you in ways you have never been challenged, and invite levels of sacrifice you never dreamed you could make. This is the power and the promise of full-throttle faith, of living a life fueled solely by God.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be purchased nor manufactured. It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

Vision is the most powerful weapon in the leader's arsenal.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

The Church will never reach her full redemptive potential until men and women with the leadership gift step up and lead.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

Authentic Christians are persons who stand apart from others. Their character seems deeper, their ideas fresher, their spirit softer, their courage greater, their leadership stronger, their concerns wider, their compassion more genuine and their convictions more concrete.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

Our conduct will never change God's character.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

We made a mistake. What we should have done when people crossed the line of faith and become Christians, we should have started telling people and teaching people that they have to take responsibility to become 'self feeders.' We should have gotten people, taught people, how to read their bible between service, how to do the spiritual practices much more aggressively on their own.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

Legacy leaders are the only ones wiling to pay the price to fix a broken culture.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

Don't get so addicted to vision that the people feel like equipment

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

If you’re a serious minded leader, you will read. You will read all you can. You will read when you feel like it, and you will read when you don’t. You will do whatever you have to do to increase your leadership input, because you know as well as I do that it will make you better.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

Your energy and the ability to energize others is more valuable than your time.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

God delights in pouring his favor on obedient risk takers.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

A leader's most valuable asset is not their time but their energy and ability to energize others.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

One of the greatest thrills in all of life is to feel the hand of God working through you and to be a part of the working reality of the church engaged in a movement larger than self.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

God is looking for women and men who are full on for Him... people who have abandoned their own program and are just looking for how they can use their unique talents and abilities to further God's activities and programs in this world. These are the people God will tap on the shoulder and say, “Come with me and we're going to do something great in your lifetime. Come, we're going to do this together.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

Leadership grit begets grit. Lead by example.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

I'm praying to the Creator of the world, the King of the universe, the all-powerful, all-knowing, all-faithful God. I'm praying to the God who made the mountains and who can move them if necessary. I'm praying to the God who has always been faithful to me, who has never let me down no matter how frightened I was or how difficult the situation looked. I'm praying to a God who wants to bear fruit through me, and I am going to trust that he is going to use me tonight. Not because of who I am, but because of who he is. He is faithful.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Hybels

We all have strengths, weaknesses and blind spots. In fact, an average person has 3.4 blind spots.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hybels

One thing is that life's great moments evolve from simple acts of cooperation with God's mysterious promptings-nudges that always lean toward finding what's been lost and freeing what's been enslaved .

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Hybels

If your life is rushing in many directions at once, you are incapable of the kind of deep, unhurried prayer that is vital to the Christian walk.