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"You are not indispensable to your church, but you are indispensable to your family." - Adam Hamilton

"The Church is a family expecting guests." - Andy Stanley

"To all fathers and mothers of the Church, tell your children that you love them and that you are so happy to have them in your family." - Patricia P. Pinegar

"If you are too busy in your church activities to take care of your family, then perhaps we had better find something else for you to do." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Die for the Virgin, for your mother the Empress, for the royal family. The Church will pray to God for the dead. The survivor has honor and glory." - Alexander Suvorov

"My first heartbreak devastated me, but it was the support of my family and my second family, my church family, that helped me understand that it wasn't my fault, and that everything was going to be alright. That helped me tremendously later in life because in this acting business, there are a lot of things beyond your control." - Michael Ealy

"Each woman brings her own separate, unique strengths to the family and the Church. Being a daughter of God means that if you seek it, you can find your true identity." - James E Faust

"By the time we get to church, I need church cuz I've been yelled at by everyone in the family." - Jeff Foxworthy

"Would your city weep if your church did not exist?" - Darrin Patrick

"Turn in your guns at your local church" - Chuck Baldwin

"If therefore our houses be houses of the Lord, we shall for that reason love home, reckoning our daily devotion the sweetest of our daily delights; and our family-worship the most valuable of our family-comforts ... A church in the house will be a good legacy, nay, it will be a good inheritance, to be left to your children after you." - Matthew Henry

"In a smaller church your pastoring sets up your preaching. In a larger church your preaching sets up your pastoring." - Timothy Keller

"I go to church as an expression of my need for God and for God's family." - Philip Yancey

"All Church activities, advancements, quorums, and classes are means to the end of an exalted family." - Russell M Nelson

"Devotion to the family and devotion to the Church are not different and separate things." - Boyd K. Packer

"Every Christian family ought to be as it were a little church." - Jonathan Edwards

"My family for several generations have been members of the Unitarian Church." - Leverett Saltonstall

"I'm raising my family in The Church, and I'm proud of that." - Brandon Flowers

"I grew up in church, and I have a wonderful family that always supported that." - Carrie Underwood

"I sang in the choir for years, even though my family belonged to another church." - Paul Lynde

"We always performed for our church, but we also just performed whenever the family got together." - Debra Wilson

"I will never put anybody before my family because your family is your family." - Femi Kuti

"Sticking with your family is what makes it a family." - Mitch Albom

"My family begins with me, your family ends with you." - Iphicrates

"Now you, as a young person, may have no faith in your country, or in your church, or in your family. But you can still have faith in an ideal. If you have an ideal in front of you, you will never get lost on the journey of life. It is, after all, the journey that matters." - Edward Bloor

"The gospel does not prompt you to mere reflection; the gospel requires a response. In the process of hearing Jesus, you are compelled to take an honest look at your life, your family, and your church and not just ask, 'What is he saying?' but also ask, 'What shall I do?'" - David Platt

"Jesus is challenging that when addressing "who is your neighbor" and he has a lot of hard things to say about family, "unless you hate your own family you are not going to be a disciple." He is challenging the limits of our compassion and our love as if someone's kid suffers it should be as devastating to us as if it were our own kid. That is what the early church said." - Shane Claiborne

"Maybe you are the key to revival in your church." - Leonard Ravenhill

"You want mercy? Take your ass to church!" - Stone Cold Steve Austin

"You will find God in the church of your choice." - Bob Dylan

"You ain't gotta go to church to find your God." - Jay-Z

"Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate." - Ulysses S Grant

"I am a Protestant. I am a communicant at the Church of the Holy Family, an Episcopal church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina." - Stanley Hauerwas

"Worship is more than music. It's about these moments we have together as a family, as the church, and a good testimony can be a part of that. Prayer, preaching, the Word of God... these are all things that can be powerful elements as we plan a worship service. And ultimately, you want people leaving your church saying, 'It was good to have been in the house of the Lord." - Don Moen

"Worship is more than music. It's about these moments we have together as a family, as the church, and a good testimony can be a part of that. Prayer, preaching, the Word of God... these are all things that can be powerful elements as we plan a worship service. And ultimately, you want people leaving your church saying, "It was good to have been in the house of the Lord." - Don Moen

"The Church of England is the only church in the world that interferes neither with your politics nor your religion" - Anthony Trollope

"If your church loves the way you do church more than your children, it loves the wrong thing." - Ed Stetzer

"I'll be your family now." ~ Tobis 'Four" - Veronica Roth

"It's quintessentially American to transform your family." - Howard Rheingold

"I really do feel that these people are brothers and sisters in God's family. I am looking to build bridges with the Orthodox Church, looking to build bridges with the Catholic Church, with the Anglican church." - Rick Warren

"If you've been here 15 years and you've got three kids and grandkids and you've been paying taxes and obeying the law, you belong to a local church, I don't think we're going to separate you from your family, uproot you forcefully and kick you out." - Newt Gingrich

"It sounds like a cliche, but it... you do sing about what you know about. And I grew up in a small town, and I grew up in a place where your whole world revolved around friends, family, school, and church, and sports." - Kenny Chesney

"So we went on what we now call "The Beck Family Church Tour" and man did we see some churches." - Glenn Beck

"In the church we have to deliberately let ourselves be transparent and accountable to others. We're a family." - Timothy Keller

"My grandmother always taught me, 'If you don't have a home, family, and church, you don't have anything." - Jennifer Hudson

"Being famous is uncomfortable because I grew up very simply. Everything revolved around friends, family, church and sports." - Kenny Chesney

"Some people have a fear of rejecting all the security that comes with family, church and state. They become fundamentalists." - Harold Ramis

"I grew up in a very Catholic family. Up until puberty, I would go to a Catholic church every week." - Park Chanwook

"The family unit is fundamental not only to society and to the Church, but to our hope for eternal life." - Henry B Eyring

"I grew up going to church three times a week in my family. It's been a center of my life." - Debby Boone

"I grew up in a very Catholic family. Up until puberty, I would go to a Catholic church every week." - Park Chan-wook

"We went to church every Sunday. When I was a kid, the only time I sang was around my family." - Darius Rucker

"My grandmother always taught me, 'If you don't have a home, family, and church, you don't have anything.'" - Jennifer Hudson

"Your momma used to live at the church on Sunday You just go to LIV after church on Sunday" - Drake

"Family is the most important thing. Family starts with your wife and your kids." - Kyle Petty

"The child says, "Well geesh, the institutions that I'm supposed to respect - the church and the government - they're telling me things that don't appear to be true. Either I'm crazy or they're crazy." That creates the Absurd Child. The Absurd Child is one who says, "Well, I think they're crazy." So you live in this state of alienation from your culture and your society and your family because you see this rampant bullshit around you." - Harold Ramis

"Love your family, work super hard, live your passion." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"You have to make your own family, your own life." - Francesca Lia Block

"You have to defend your honor. And your family." - Suzanne Vega

"Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family." - Barbara Bush

"Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family." - Barbara Bush

"Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family." - Joseph Brodsky

"I grew up in a somewhat religious family. My dad's family isn't religious at all, but my mom's side of the family is, so I was exposed to church a bit." - Win Butler

"Those who think that a woman detained at home by her little family is doing nothing, think the reverse of what is true. Scarcely can the godly mother quit her home for a place of worship; but dream not that she is lost to the work of the church; far from it, she is doing the best possible service for her Lord. Mothers, the godly training of your offspring is your first and most pressing duty." - Charles Spurgeon

"Pass the pub that wrecks your body And the church, all they want is your money" - Steven Morrissey

"Do not allow the Church or State to govern your thought or dictate your judgment" - Matilda Joslyn Gage

"With the early Christians you couldn't have God as your father unless you have the church as your mother. This isn't accepting the church as a perfect thing." - Shane Claiborne

"Hey No one makes me do anything. Not my family. Not your family...not even you." - Ally Carter

"Your spiritual family is even more important than our physical family because it will last forever." - Rick Warren

"If we're a family and your brother wishes you death, it's not a very happy family." - Etgar Keret

"Start locally and build. Start small and grow. Start in your house, then move to your school, your book club, your gym, your church, your temple, your city." - Laurie David

"The family was ordained of God that children might be trained up for himself; it was before the church, or rather the first form of the church on earth." - Pope Leo XIII

"When you're young, your world is pretty limited. My parents, my family, my church dominated my world. And because Birmingham was so segregated, I didn't really have to encounter the slings and arrows of racism on a daily basis. Obviously, from time to time I did, like when my parents took me to see Santa Claus and he wasn't letting black children sit on his knee. But my parents tried to insulate me as much as they could." - Condoleezza Rice

"We have chaos reigning in the Middle East. There is a great deal of instability. In the past, people would have turned to their church, and some still do. Counterintuitively, people are now turning into themselves to find their roots. The way you do that is through your family tree. "Where did I come from?" There is an urge to preserve the names of the people who produced you." - Henry Louis Gates

"My take on tithing in America is that it's a middle-class way of robbing God. Tithing to the church and spending the rest on your family is not a Christian goal. It's a diversion. The real issue is: How shall we use God's trust fund-namely, all we have-for His glory? In a world with so much misery, what lifestyle should we call our people to live? What example are we setting?" - John Piper

"I kind of grew up with a mix of two things. One was kind of this individual work ethic that my father and my stepfather and my mother all taught me, which was never depend on anyone else to do things for you, and work really hard on your own. At the same time, I benefited from the help of church and family and government my whole life." - Kyrsten Sinema

"The Church needs your faith, your idealism, and your generosity, so that she can always be young in Spirit." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"You become an artist to upset your family." - Gunter Brus

"It's possible to be completely enlightened... except with your family." - Chogyam Trungpa

"Be great, make the best life for your family!" - Soulja Boy

"Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life." - Albert Einstein

"Aim high, work hard, and love your family." - Deborah Roberts

"You may almost forget the smell of your family." - Jimi Hendrix

"There's a lot of your family in tonight." - Prince Philip

"Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life!" - Albert Einstein

"Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family." - Wayne Dyer

"When trouble comes, it's your family that supports you." - Guy Lafleur

"Is it really selling out if it feeds your family?" - Michael Madsen

"A large family makes you accept sharing your parents." - Martha Reeves

"You want everyone to succeed in your family." - Elizabeth Olsen

"We've never been your typical family. We've moved a lot." - Stacie Orrico

"You don't wanna be around your family constantly." - John Oates

"You know the worst: your wills are fickle, Your values blurred, your hearts impure And your past life a ruined church- But let your poison be your cure." - Louis Macneice

"Church is not an organization you join; it is a family where you belong, a home where you are loved and a hospital where you find healing." - Nicky Gumbel

"The first thing my family did when we moved was join the local church. The second was to go to the library and get library cards." - John Grisham

"Christ didn't leave us a book of instructions; He left us a body, a family - a Church. If it were perfectly clear, there wouldn't be any freedom." - Francis George

"In this Year of Faith, we pray to the Lord that the Church may always be a true family that brings God's love to everyone." - Pope Francis

"The state and the church seldom approve of anything I do. I don't need their approval. I don't aspire to the heterosexual nuclear family model" - Jasmine Guy

"One family-we dwell in Him, One church above, beneath, Though now divided by the stream, The narrow stream of death." - Charles Wesley

"In this Year of Faith, we pray to the Lord that the Church may always be a true family that brings God's love to everyone." - Pope Francis

"I never went to church a day in my life. The dominant religion (influence) in my family was my grandfather who was a Scientologist." - Jason Jones

"I grew up in a family where, through my teenage years, I was expected to go to church on Sunday. It wasn't terribly painful." - John Irving

"The person who had the greatest influence in my life was my dad, who was a wonderful small businessman, devoted to his family, devoted to the local church." - Mike Pence

"One family - we dwell in Him, One church above, beneath, Though now divided by the stream, The narrow stream of death." - Charles Wesley

"80% of the people who come into a Christ-following relationship is because a friend, co-worker, family member or neighbor invited them to church." - Johnny Hunt

"Defend the church. Defend the family. Defend the non-profit community. Defend them against a government that wants to weaken them." - Rick Santorum

"My family took me to church when I was like 4 years old, and I had to be in a pageant, and I was playing Jesus." - David Walton

"Then my extended family, there are preachers and evangelists, former priests. So I have quite a bit of history with Church, religion and spirituality." - Wes Bentley

"My family and I would never receive royalties on the revenue that my materials brought into the church; materials that were created on our own personal time." - Robert H Schuller

"I grew up in southwestern Ontario in the heart of a Mennonite community. All my family are part of the Mennonite church." - Malcolm Gladwell

"The state and the church seldom approve of anything I do. I don't need their approval. I don't aspire to the heterosexual nuclear family model." - Jasmine Guy

"I'm actually the fourth generation in my family to have no practical use for the church, or God, or religion. My children continue this trend." - Adam Savage

"We must never forget what government is not. Government is not a philanthropic organization. Government is not the family. And government certainly is not the church." - Michele Bachmann

"Growing up, in church we had the homily; at home it's what I call the 'momily' - the inspirational and instructive mom-isms that every family has." - Christine Pelosi

"For reasons I can't remember, my family eventually stopped attending church, and I started questioning the Catholic Church's beliefs. I dabbled a little, but nothing stuck." - Ann Hood

"I feel incredibly successful. I make a living as a writer and am able to help support a big family, my church, my bleeding-heart causes." - Anne Lamott

"Be tolerant of the human race. Your whole family belongs to it - and some of your spouse's family does too." - Anonymous

"Your family should be there. Your family should always be there. What does it say about you if they aren't?" - Chris Lynch

"You are born into your family and your family is born into you. No returns. No exchanges." - Elizabeth Berg

"Is there a place in a church where you leave your brains when you enter?" - Victor J. Stenger

"If your church isn't winning souls, I hope you go out of business" - Tommy Barnett

"Jesus has not promised to build your ministry; he has promised to build his church." - Rick Warren

"Praying for revival equates to blaming God for the condition of your local church." - Andy Stanley

"Dear Sugar will save your soul. I belong to the Church of Sugar." - Samantha Dunn

"The minute you walk outside of your church on Sunday you're in mission territory." - Robert Barron

"Don't give your money to the church. They should be giving their money to you." - George Carlin

"The devil doesn't care how big your church is - he cares how influential it is." - Brian Houston

"Don't let your church be a cul-de-sac on the Great Commission highway." - Ed Stetzer

"Your church is a whore: she sells her favors to the rich." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Cast first to your church those visions you absolutely know are the Lord's." - Matthew Carter

"Is it faith to understand nothing, and merely submit your convictions implicitly to the Church?" - John Calvin

"Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced." - Marquis De Sade

"If there's any place where you would express your deepest doubts, it would be church." - Rob Bell

"Once you have a firefighter in your family, your family and the families from his crew become one big extended family." - Denis Leary

"So if we approach church membership from the perspective of entitlement, we have it upside down. You always ask first what you can do for your church." - Thom S. Rainer

"I played at my church every once in a while, but that's not a good gauge, because everybody loves you at your church." - Chris Tomlin

"One changed child eventually changes a family. A changed family will influence change in its church. Enough changed churches will transform a community. Changed communities change regions. Changed regions will in time change an entire nation." - Wess Stafford

"It becomes part of a person's second nature; he belongs to the church, like he belongs to his family, and he does not quit his family because someone in it turns out to be a rascal." - Sterling M. McMurrin

"Neither your family nor your culture gave you your personality. You created it yourself." - Wayne Dyer

"Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family. Even your super weirdo creep cousin." - Joseph Brodsky

"I think your values are always influenced by your family and your community." - Dolly Parton

"Dear young people, the Church depends on you! She needs your lively faith, your creative charity and the energy of your hope. Your presence renews, rejuvenates and gives new energy to the Church." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Your problems are not just your problems. Ultimately, they belong to the church body that God has placed you in." - Francis Chan

"The Church needs you, your enthusiasm, your creativity and the joy that is so characteristic of you." - Pope Francis

"Healthy church membership means you find your joy in being last, instead of seeking your way and being first." - Thom S. Rainer

"As long as we see church life as a meeting we'll miss its reality and its depth. If the truth were told, the Scriptures tell us very little about how the early church met. It tells us volumes about how they shared life together. They didn't see the church as a meeting or an institution, but as a family living under Father." - Wayne Jacobsen

"As long as we see church life as a meeting we"ll miss its reality and its depth. If the truth were told, the Scriptures tell us very little about how the early church met. It tells us volumes about how they shared life together. They did' see the church as a meeting or an institution, but as a family living under Father." - Wayne Jacobsen

"Turning against the church I also had to turn against a lot of the teachings of people in my family who were very much of the church and caught in it, and every time I turned to find where resides the good in the church, all I saw was the demonic, the Lucifer of the journey." - Harry Belafonte

"I was raised in a little church, the Grundy Methodist Church, that was very straight-laced, but I had a friend whose mother spoke in tongues. I was just wild for this family. My own parents were older, and they were so over-protective. I just loved the 'letting go' that would happen when I went to church with my friend." - Lee Smith

"The church acknowledges some Scientologists choose to sever communications with family members who leave. The church says it is a fundamental human right to cease communication with someone. It adds disconnection is used against expelled members and those who attack the church." - John Sweeney



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