Top 10 Quotes by Leonard Sweet

Leonard Sweet

Your life is not your own: it belongs to God. To "be yourself" is to be and do what God wants you to be and do, knowing that God created you for a mission and knows you and your mission better than you do.

Leonard Sweet
People who minister worldwide to protect and conserve the environment are of no lower status than those who minister to plant churches.
Leonard Sweet

As a cosmion incarnating the cells of a new body, New Lights will function as transitional vessels through which transforming energy can renew the divine image in the world, moving postmoderns from one state of embodiment to another.

Leonard Sweet
When I am engaging with people of other religious faiths, I find myself unable to commit to their conclusions or agree with their assessments. Yet at the same time I come away encouraged by spiritual truths found in their traditions, thrilled by new insights into my own faith, and more passionate than ever about being a disciple of Christ.
Leonard Sweet

What you do is your history. What you set in motion is your legacy.

Leonard Sweet
It would not do for the consumer to know that the hamburger she is eating came from a steer who spent much of his life standing deep in his own excrement in a feedlot, helping to pollute the local streams. Or that the calf that yielded the veal cutlet on her plate spent its life in a box in which it did not have room to turn around. Wendell Berry, "The Pleasures of Eating," What Are People For?, 1989 Jesus pioneered a relationship ethic based on compassion. Being a disciple means building relationships - with the Creator and with all creation and creatures.
Leonard Sweet

The greater the amount of knowledge you accumulate, the bigger your island gets, but the greater the shoreline of the unknown becomes. In short, the more you know, the more you know you don’t know.

Leonard Sweet
The Chains of conformity click in tiresomely monotonous unison.
Leonard Sweet

The essence of leadership is relationship; influencing people to achieve things together that can't be achieved alone.

Leonard Sweet
Jesus invested everything he had in a team. The Bible knows nothing about solo ministry, only team ministry.