Shane Claiborne and Chris Haw

"Too often the patriotic values of pride and strength triumph over the spiritual values of humility, gentleness, and sacrificial love."

"We in the church are schizophrenic: we want to be good Christians, but deep down we trust that only the power of the state and its militaries and markets can really make a difference in the world."

"Rather than placing our hope in a transitional church that embodies God's kingdom, we assume America is God's hope for the world, even when it doesn't look like Christ."

Abraham Joshua Heschel:

“The opposite of good is not evil, but indifference.”

“An individual dies when he ceases to be surprised.”

“No religion is an island”

“The cure of the soul begins with a sense of embarrassment; embarrassment at our pettiness, prejudices, envy and conceit. Embarrassment at the profanation of life. A world that is full of grandeur has been turned into a carnival.”

“The primary purpose of prayer is not to make requests, the primary purpose of prayer is to praise.”

“Prayer will not save us, but will allow us to be worth being saved.”

“Some are guilty but all are responsible.”