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Ordinary Radicals: A Return to Christ-Centered Discipleship

Jonathan Hayashi

Top 10 Best Quotes

“If you are not changed by grace, you’re probably not saved by grace.”

“At the end of the day, the biggest problem with the Great Commission for Christians is that they don't share the gospel.”

“Your success as a disciple of Christ is not something you do; it is someone you disciple to also become a disciple-maker.”

“While churches are looking for decisions, Jesus is looking for disciples.”

“When we look at the life of Jesus, we see that He didn’t draw large crowds for the sake of counting heads or logging attendance. He never gauged effectiveness by nickels and noses. Therefore, the goal of the church should not be to build a megachurch. The end goal is to build a healthy church with mature believers.”

“When discipline leaves a church, Christ goes with it.”

“Well that’s too hard. I will continue on with what we got.” When we say of a biblical command, “I don’t THINK that will work,” what we have done is elevate our reason above God’s Word.”

“We were not called to make converts. Our job is the task of disciple-making. I mean, if we are not making disciples, why are we here?”

“We are not only called to be disciples, we are also called to make disciples.”

“Today, we have cheapened what it means to know Jesus by linking belief to a formulaic prayer that magically imports us into a relationship with God.”

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