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Mike Yaconelli - Quotes

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I'm unfinished. I'm unfixed. And the reality is that's where God meets me is in the mess of my life, in the unfixedness, in the brokenness. I thought he did the opposite, he got rid of all that stuff. But if you read the Bible, if you look at it at all, constantly he was showing up in people's lives at the worst possible time of their life. ---->>>

Pretending is the grease of non-relationships. Pretending is how you and I get through the day without ever having to know each other. When I walk in the room, you say to me, 'How are you?' Well, you don't want to know. And, frankly, I don't want to tell you. So I just say, 'Fine,' and you go, 'Fine.' And off we go. ---->>>

I just want to be remembered as a person who loved God, who served others more than he served himself, who was trying to grow in maturity and stability. ---->>>

There have been times where I've said, 'Jesus, I don't believe in you anymore, get out of here. I don't know. I don't even trust you.' And it's like, okay. And he's still hanging on. ---->>>

I think that when you follow Christ, one of the things that happens when you start listening to His voice is that you really are alone. ---->>>

I can remember the night I became a Christian. And man, this weight came off of me and all that kind of stuff. What I didn't realize was, that was just the beginning - of a huge journey. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-24, 1942
Birthplace:
Die: 10-30, 2003
Occupation: Writer
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Mike Yaconelli (July 24, 1942—October 30, 2003) was a writer, theologian, church leader and satirist. Co-Founder of Youth Specialties, a training organization for Christian youth leaders, and The Wittenburg Door (sometimes just The Door), a satirical magazine, Yaconelli was also the pastor of a small church in Yreka, CA - "the slowest growing church in America" as he called it (wikipedia)