LifeChurch.tv has recently changed it’s name to Life.Church. They also recently hosted affilitate churches for a “Network Summit” to learn and grow in strategic church leadership. Here are some of our favorite quotes from the event:
When you delegate tasks, you create followers. When you delegate authority, you create leaders. -Craig Groeschel
Most leaders are trying to figure out the right strategy. The best leaders are obsessed with empowering the right people. -Craig Groeschel
You can have control. You can have growth. But, you can’t have both. -Craig Groeschel
The best way to figure out if you can trust someone is to trust them. -Craig Groeschel
The key to success in any organization is identifying, developing, and empowering the right people. -Craig Groeschel
We don’t recruit volunteers. We release leaders. -Craig Groeschel
You can’t out-strategize the favor of God. It can open doors you could never open. Rest in the favor of God and He will do amazing things. -Jerry Hurley
Leading well matters to God. -Jerry Hurley
It is God who draws men to Himself, not us. -Sam Roberts
When you’re called by God, when He places that call upon your life, there is an authority you begin to walk in. -Sam Roberts
The same power that made the waters part for Elisha lives in you! -Sam Roberts
He has created you and empowered you for a time such as this. -Sam Roberts
Some of us should learn to ask for bold things that require God. -Sam Roberts
The only thing we take to eternity with us is people.
Let’s get rid of all the obstacles because the only thing we want people to stumble on is the cross.
Attract young adults to a vision bigger than themselves. Millennials don’t just want a career; they want a cause.
We’re not effective if we don’t know our people.
To effectively reach people, we have to understand their language, art, and culture.
When pastors stop competing with each other, and start helping each other, that’s going to reach the world for Christ.
The most important person you will lead is yourself.
In the creative process, there is idea, need, and execution. You need all three for a successful project.
Plan for a future that demands our growth and requires God to show up. -Bobby Gruenwald