WF Lifestyle Quote

“Yet if someone says, ‘I want to go to Heaven to be with God forever,’ others wonder, ‘Wouldn’t that be boring?”  What are we thinking?  The very qualities we admire in others–every one of them–are true of God.  He’s the source of everything we find fascinating.  Who made Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart?  Who gave them their gifts?  Who created music itself and the ability to perform it?”  –Randy Alcorn, Heaven

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Youth Ministry is Just a Fad

" I see a host of things that were 'big' (and even effective) at one point in history, but after a period of time, they became less central to the Church and its mission: Cathedrals in Europe, Christian monasticism, traveling revival preachers, and the song 'Pharaoh Pharaoh' all come to mind."

WF Lifestyle Quote

“We want something else which can hardly be put into words–to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive it into ourselves, to bathe in it, to become part of it.”  –C.S. Lewis, The Weight of Glory and Other Addresses

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From Bad Kids to Big Influence and the Problem of Nice Church Kids

"It’s been well-docmented that the church has a “nice” problem. Whereas the New Testament documents a group of rebels who reached the world by sticking it to the man, today’s  church tends to weed those people out. The rebellious kids rarely stick around for the long haul to become the pain-in-the-butt senior pastor."

WF Lifestyle Quote

"How does it make you feel to consider that aspiring artists are looking to you and your bandmates as mentors of sorts?” His answer was, “mentors… hmmm…I always go back to 6th grade when I think about my heroes. I grew up with surf posters hanging on my walls: Curren, Slater, Occy. I watched them on TV, read about them in surfer mags, and breathed them in–every turn,every logo, every smile. Have they impacted the way I live my life today? A little, but they’re mostly just a piece of the past. But there is another type of mentor–one that stays with you. I’d like to be this type.You see, I’ve never had a picture of C.S. Lewis or my ninth grade history teacher or my dad hung up on my wall, but these men have had a significant impact on the way I live today.”   –Jon Foreman of Switchfoot,

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75 Astonishing Things That Happens At Conversion

"Recently, I spent some time thinking about all that God accomplishes in an instant, at the moment of conversion, and what He continues to work to its ultimate completion in the day we see Him in glory (Phil 1:6). The result was a list of 75 amazing works of God."