More thoughts from Orange Tour….
"Every story you tell, song you sing, environment you create should be geared to usher people closer to and deeper in a relationship with God."
"There are three innate areas that we can effect in the life of people. Wonder, Discovery and Passion."
"You are instinctively drawn to what is supernatural, miraculous, or spiritual." – Wonder
"Turn the 'Wonder Dial' up for children so they can be amazed by a God who is bigger than their imagination."
"You are instinctively drawn to understand you own uniqueness and role in a bigger story." – Discovery
"We're wired to want to grow in who we are, in friendship, and in community." – Discovery
"You are intinctively drawn to connect relationally and to rescue those who are hurting or broken." – Passion
"You're either turning the 'Passion Dial' up or turning it down whether you realize it or not."
"The number of students attending is not an accurate metric for success in Student Ministry. A better measuring stick is how many students are plugged back in to DOING ministry." – Passion
"This is the reason people who don't know other people will go to another country to help those in need." – Passion
"If you don't ever give the next generation a chance to DO something then they will never understand what you're saying to them about BEING the Church."