Tweets of the Week 7.21.12

Here are the tweets that caught my attention:

We want to change our circumstances. God wants to change us.

Don't look at leading and serving as two separate options but as two sides of the same coin.

We don't have to go to Africa to be a "missionary". Let's start with our backyard. Engage culture. Preach Jesus. Make disciples.

I read Scripture for the same reason I eat meals; I'm hungry.

Too often, "laypeople" often think their job is to "pay, pray, get out of the way."

Clarity on the story of God is the prerequisite for understanding your own.

Grace grows churches. Grace grows relationships. Grace grows what was once dying.

Our theology of sanctification must have at its very center the person and power of the Holy Spirit.

Sprint from lust; marathon for life.

Simple churches have a clearly defined process that moves people to higher levels of commitment.

You've been called to submit, but rest is never found in your submission, but Christ's willing submission to the Father on your behalf.

Common, too common is the sin of forgetting the Holy Spirit. This is folly and ingratitude. -Spurgeon

Childrens Pastors never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.

You can lead someone with poor reading comprehension skills to context, but you can't make them think.

Forgiveness is a choice, not a feeling.

Own ur brokenness, don't let ur brokenness own you. Reach 4 the garments of grace, not the hairshirt of victimization

"sex in marriage is so important the devil does everything he can to get us into bed before we are married & stay out of bed when we are"

Don't wait until you feel like forgiving. Once you choose to forgive, Satan will have lost his power over you in that area. Dr Neil Anderson

Child-centered parenting produces self-centered children.

Pity the children whose parents sense of self-worth is tied to their kid's maturity

Until you are convinced that you can’t change your child’s heart, you will not take prayer seriously. - Paul Miller

Believing right doctrine will no more save you, than doing good works will save you. — Charles Spurgeon

Don't just consume the creativity around you. Instead, allow it to spark the creativity within you.

There are no wasted tears in the Christian life.

Be careful of agreeing with God in the abstract, but refusing Him in the reality.

If we would listen more and proselytize less, we would evangelize better.

If we are dominated by fear then we cannot operate in faith!

The more we see ourselves as needing forgiveness, the more likely we are to forgive others.

PASTOR: Don't motivate people with an unholy trinity of guilt, shame and regret

The saddest summary of life contains 3 descriptions: could have, might have, & should have-Louis Boone

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