Great Quotes from the Catalyst Conference ’09

“Incompetence annoys me, but overconfidence scares me.” – Malcolm Gladwell

“Put the crack pipe down!” – Rob Bell (In reference to a Christian ranking system that ranks churches based on numbers and dollars – when we’re supposed to be a faith that believe the first shall be last…)

“If you live and walk as if you have no sin – you are a liar” – Matt Chandler

“We act as if there are bad sins, and sins that Jesus is OK with” – Matt Chandler

“God has invited you to play a part in the story He is telling. Play your part well.” – Matt Chandler

“Are you so arrogant to believe that you can change the world, rather than Almighty God?” – Francis Chan

“People have told you that you’re not good enough, but God is in the room saying ‘yes you are!'” – Francis Chan

“You can’t teach or lead others into something you’re not doing or not living.” – Reggie Joiner

“Don’t be as concerned about getting in other people’s stuff as you are about getting your own stuff right.” Reggie Joiner

“The greatest weapon against intimidation is the boldness that comes from knowing who you are in Christ.” – Aaron Keyes

“We have to get beyond entertaining people and start engaging them.” – Aaron Keyes

“Leading people is only dangerous when you’re trying to take them somewhere you’ve never been.” – Aaron Keyes

“I can see the wonder and splendor of God in the folds of a rose’s petals, but can I see that some wonder in the eyes of my enemy?” – Ian Cron

“When I trust God with the consequences, if I win, I win, and if I lose, I win.” – Andy Stanley

“Humility is the willingness to listen, even when you think you already know.” – Malcolm Gladwell

“Does your spouse get your best, or what’s left?” – Rob Bell

“Confession and Repentance. We’ve turned these into bad words. We feel like as we mature, we should no longer need to do these things, and if we do, then we’re scorned by our peers – cast aside as sinners.” – Matt Chandler

***BTW – Matt Chandler will eat your cupcakes!***

“Jesus never said, ‘I’m the leader, follow me’. He said, ‘God’s the leader, let’s go’. Jesus did the Father’s will and nothing else.” – Priscilla Shirer

“In the moments when you are really sucking, remember: you’re better than you look.” – Dave Ramsey

“You can’t be burnt out if you’ve never been on fire.” – Dave Ramsey

“Focused Intensity, over Time, multiplied by God, equals unstoppable Momentum.” – Dave Ramsey

“Leadership is asking questions – then really listening to the answers.” – Chuck Swindoll

“With all you have planned and all your ambitions – leave room for the crushing.” – Chuck Swindoll

“Even if you CAN pull it off in the flesh – DON’T!” – Chuck Swindoll

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2 Responses

  1. “You can tell what someone REALLY thinks if you’re able to stop talking long enough to listen”…. Linda Frederick over a game of Uno with the gang… probably my favorite moment of Catalyst 2009!
    +1

  2. “You can tell what someone REALLY thinks if you’re able to stop talking long enough to listen”…. Linda Frederick over a game of Uno with the gang… probably my favorite moment of Catalyst 2009!

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