Quote of the Day ~ Francis Chan on God’s Call

“It is true that God may have called you to be exactly where you are. But, it is absolutely vital to grasp that he didn’t call you there so you could settle in and live your life in comfort and superficial peace.”
― Francis Chan, Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit

Quote of the Day ~ Francis Chan on Humanity

“The world is not moved by love or actions that are of human creation. And the church is not empowered to live differently from any other gathering of people without the Holy Spirit. But when believers live in the power of the Spirit, the evidence in their lives is supernatural. The church cannot help but be different, and the world cannot help but notice.”
― Francis Chan, Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit

Thursday Theology at its Best ~ Francis Chan, Follow Me Sermon at Saddleback

Francis Chan was one of the many great guest speakers to preach at Saddleback Church after the tragic death of Senior Pastor Rick Warren’s son. You may view the video of that sermon here and some quick notes are below. This is a great one, so enjoy!

Francis Chan
Guest Speaker: Saddleback Church
Date: April 27 & 28, 2013
Title: Follow Me
Verses: Philippians 4:4-9

Philippians 4:4-9
(4) Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. (5) Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; (6) do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. (7) And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

(8) Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. (9) What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.