10 Andy Stanley People Quotes

” As a pastor, I’ve spent 30 years talking to people and heard every kind of story imaginable. “


” People pray in one direction but they walk in a different direction, and direction always determines where we end up. “


” You cannot communicate complicated information to large groups of people. As you increase the number of people, you have to decrease the complexity of the information. “


” Preaching on Sunday mornings is such a simple thing, and by complicating it, I think we all do ourselves and the audience a disservice. It is very simple. Here is the model: Make people feel like they need an answer to a question. “


” Communicators need to figure out how well do they engage people, and they should not talk one word longer than people are engaged. “


” Guys that preach verse-by-verse through books of the Bible – that is just cheating. It’s cheating because that would be easy, first of all. That isn’t how you grow people. No one in the Scripture modeled that. “


” What people pray for will tell you more than anything else whether they are locked into the vision and priorities of the church. “


” When a plan or strategy fails, people are tempted to assume it was the wrong vision. Plans and strategies can always be changed and improved. But vision doesn’t change. Visions are simply refined with time. “


” Leadership is all about taking people on a journey. The challenge is that most of the time, we are asking people to follow us to places we ourselves have never been. “


” People are not on a truth quest, they are on a happiness quest. They will continue to attend your church – even if they don’t share your beliefs – as long as they find the content engaging and helpful. “



All 10 Andy Stanley Quotes about People in picture


As a pastor, I
People pray in one direction but they walk in a different direction, and direction always determines where we end up.


You cannot communicate complicated information to large groups of people. As you increase the number of people, you have to decrease the complexity of the information.
Preaching on Sunday mornings is such a simple thing, and by complicating it, I think we all do ourselves and the audience a disservice. It is very simple. Here is the model: Make people feel like they need an answer to a question.
Communicators need to figure out how well do they engage people, and they should not talk one word longer than people are engaged.
Guys that preach verse-by-verse through books of the Bible - that is just cheating. It
What people pray for will tell you more than anything else whether they are locked into the vision and priorities of the church.
When a plan or strategy fails, people are tempted to assume it was the wrong vision. Plans and strategies can always be changed and improved. But vision doesn
Leadership is all about taking people on a journey. The challenge is that most of the time, we are asking people to follow us to places we ourselves have never been.
People are not on a truth quest, they are on a happiness quest. They will continue to attend your church - even if they don
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