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Overheard at Urbana 12

We’ve gathered some of the top tweets (12 of them, as a matter of fact) from Urbana 12 to remind us all of what God started one week ago—and to keep pointing us forward to what he wants to do through us.

“Some want to live within the sound of church or chapel bell. I want to run a rescue shop within a yard of hell.” #u12 #missions

“All that your heart desires, all that you deeply pursue, are found in the heart of the Father.” -Ram Sridharan #u12

“In Christ we have found someone who is worthy of losing everything for.” -David Platt // #u12

Elders warning a new chief: “If you fail to bring your humility with you, we will provide it for you.” TerryLeBlanc #u12

“God doesn’t want you to fix the world. He wants you to change the world, one disciple at a time.” Dr. Walt Baker #u12

“We like the idea of community more than the people we’re in community with.” Chris Heuertz #u12 #poverty

“The greatest missionary is the Bible in the mother tongue. It needs no furlough and is never considered a foreigner.” -Townsend #u12

“If you’re a child of God you cannot separate your faith from your workplace.” #u12 #business

“The Bible tells us what God wants to do in the world and the newspaper tells us where He wants us to do it” -Paul Borthwick #u12

“What do we want every Christian to be able to do? In the craziness of life, be able to hear God’s voice and obey!” @jameschoung #u12

“They are only lost because they belong somewhere.” #Luke15 #u12 #Truth

“Love is a very expensive word. You cannot buy it.” -Shortie #u12

What quotes are you still reflecting on from Urbana 12? Tweet them with #u12 or leave us a comment.

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I've still been wrestling with "If it's not good enough for local consumption, it's not good enough for export." I came back home and immediately scheduled time to see friends I had been avoiding for a couple years; friends that are the last people I would expect to see at something like Urbana.

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