“Let me get this straight,” countered Zack. “You’re telling me there is some secret fellow in the church whose job it is to deal with molestation cases when they occur?”

— Mark M. Bello, Betrayal of Faith, Share via Whatsapp

“I find that I keep offering God my service when what He wants is my fellowship”

— John Paul Warren, Share via Whatsapp

“Everybody gets to play.”

— John Wimber, Power Evangelism, Share via Whatsapp

“God doesn t act like the Church. No, instead, the Church must act like God.”

— Kim Clement, Share via Whatsapp

“The city takes a breath on Sunday. Of all that’s lost with the pursuit of what’s next, I hope we don’t lose that…”

— Hawksley Workman, Hawksley Burns for Isadora, Share via Whatsapp

“I remind you that there are churches so completely out of the hands of God that if the Holy Spirit withdrew from them, they wouldn t find it out for many months”

— A. W. Tozer, Tozer Pulpit, Share via Whatsapp

“Out here, the open night is my church, the trees are my congregation, the stars are my angels and the moon is the only god that I know.”

— A.P. Sweet, dead, but dreaming, Share via Whatsapp

“And off in the far distance, the gold on the wings of the angel atop the bell tower of San Marco flashed in the sun, bathing the entire city in its glistening benediction.”

— Donna Leon, Death in a Strange Country, Share via Whatsapp

“The Church isn’t just for those who believe in God. It’s for those who don’t have anything to believe in. The lonely, lost and homeless. A place of refuge.”

— C.J. Tudor, The Burning Girls, Share via Whatsapp

“Don’t try to tame the wild God”

— Jaco Strydom, Share via Whatsapp

“It s astonishing what a number of churches and idiots there are in the world.”

— Karel Čapek, R.U.R., Share via Whatsapp

“Vicar: You ought to try [religion], one of these days, he said. I believe you d like it. I said: but I have tried it, haven t I? I ve been to church. It never seems to take.”

— Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle, Share via Whatsapp

“But della Rovere frowned and said, Heed my warning, Guido Feltra. He s full of the devil, this son of the church.”

— Mario Puzo, The Family, Share via Whatsapp

“I had never met the Roman Catholuc Church outside of a history book. To come across it living, so to speak, was like finding a diplodocus.”

— William Golding, The Pyramid, Share via Whatsapp

“We need to let ourselves be evangelized by the poor. They have much to teach us.”

— Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy, Share via Whatsapp

“It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport.”

— Fridtjof Nansen, Share via Whatsapp

“Your church is a baby-house made of blocks.”

— Henry David Thoreau, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience, Share via Whatsapp