17 Total Quotes

Bill Hybels Quotes

God wants to father all of us until we're dead sure of his approval, his guiding power and his promise of heaven.
Bill Hybels
#American Clergyman #Approval

The freedom of authentic masculinity is an amazing thing to see. It produces a "divine elasticity" in men. Finally they can lead with firmness, then submit with humility. They can challenge with a cutting edge, then encourage with enthusiasm. They can fight aggressively for just causes, then moments later weep over suffering.
Bill Hybels
#Freedom

These guys get it when it comes to talking about pornography in a way people can relate to,
Bill Hybels
#People

Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be purchased nor manufactured. It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence.
Bill Hybels
#American Clergyman

Again, I wouldn't venture to say most churches, but a significant number of churches are engaged with the AIDS in Africa issue at this point.
Bill Hybels
#American Clergyman

For someone to actually change the understanding of language with this whole idea of halftime is just a testimony to how God has used this guy.
Bill Hybels
#American Clergyman

He's dangerous because when God talks to him Bob will do whatever God asks him to do at great cost, even if no one agrees, if it's contrary to the way the stream is going, if Bob feels God is in it he will do it.
Bill Hybels
#American Clergyman

I hate thinking about it, teaching about it, and writing about it. But the plain truth is that hell is real and real people go there for eternity.
Bill Hybels
#American Clergyman

I look at tens of thousands of church leaders who still do need a bit of an awakening.
Bill Hybels
#American Clergyman

It takes a great deal of courage to follow another person's lead.
Bill Hybels
#American Clergyman

More than anything, people want the reality of the discussion at hand. If what is going on in that building is the real thing, if the transforming love and power of Jesus Christ is being experienced, you can sit on a metal folding chair or in a plush theater seat.
Bill Hybels
#American Clergyman

Ten years ago, 15 years ago, I think the church would have been asleep at the switch. This level of activism and engagement with the needs of society by local churches I never thought I'd see it in my lifetime.
Bill Hybels
#American Clergyman

The real deal is always going to win in the end.
Bill Hybels
#American Clergyman

Thirty years ago, we were in a movie theater and thought it was so cool because we were finally delivered from the horrors of stained glass and wooden pews.
Bill Hybels
#American Clergyman

Those churches have closed down or have been merged with a church that has a more positive vision.
Bill Hybels
#American Clergyman

Visionary people face the same problems everyone else faces; but rather than get paralyzed by their problems, visionaries immediately commit themselves to finding a solution.
Bill Hybels
#American Clergyman