Dan B. Allender Quotes.
Every marriage moves either toward enhancing one anotherвЂ™s glory or toward degrading each other.
Bold love is courageously setting aside our personal agenda to move humbly into the world of others with their well-being in view, willing to risk further pain in our souls, in order to be an aroma of life to some and an aroma of death to others.
Most people want to grow, but the price of growth is pain.
If we want to create a different future, we must have the courage to look at the past.
Love cannot last without a foundation of forgiveness.
Healing comes when our story is raw, bone-deep and full of hunger for what only Jesus can offer.
A leader – whether in the home, church, business, community, or government – has authority due to her role, but her positional power will not bring about good for individuals or organizations unless it is backed up by the capital of character.
The work of restoration cannot begin until a problem is fully faced.
So take seriously the story that God has given you to live. ItвЂ™s time to read your own life, because your story is the one that could set us all ablaze.
For most leaders, humility comes only by wounds suffered from foolish falls.
Reconciliation is not to be withheld when repentanceвЂ”that is, deep, heartвЂђchanging acknowledgement of sin and a radical redirection of lifeвЂ”takes place in the one being rebuked. Nor is reconciliation to be extended to someone who has not repented.
To experience brokenness and humiliation all you have to do is lead.
[Biblical counseling] Must insist that the image of God is central to developing a solid view of personality; that our sinfulness, not how we’ve been sinned against, is our biggest problem; that forgiveness, not wholeness, is our greatest need; that repentance, not insight, is the dynamic in all real change.
Christ never intended to cover up the dark side of life, but rather to illuminate a path through it.