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“There is, however, a danger in the use of illustrations, and that is allowing them to become an end unto themselves. Illustrations are designed to illustrate, not simply to entertain. Thus, they need to be tethered to some point or truth and not be allowed to dangle alone, disconnected, from anything meaningful and informative.” (Page 10)
“Could it be that the Life Maker knows more about life living than you do?” (Page 18)
“We operate in lanes of life that were never designed for us. We operate in purposes that were never designed for us. All exits are good exits, but not all exits are your exits. We don’t get off at exits for no good reason when we are driving. We decide to get off at exits because they take us to our intended destination.” (Page 55)
“When speaking about wisdom, the Bible says, ‘Seek her as silver and search for her as for hidden treasures.’ Silver and hidden treasure are located underneath the ground. They require digging.” (Page 340)
“ 1954, there was a landmark Supreme Court decision. It was Brown v. the Topeka Board of Education, which ended” (Page 68)
Tony Evans is Senior Pastor of Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas, president of The Urban Alternative, and a widely-syndicated radio broadcaster. He graduated from Dallas Theology Seminary, where he was the first African-American to receive a doctorate in theology.
Dr. Evans' Urban Alternative ministry seeks to bring about spiritual renewal in urban America, and his radio broadcast, “The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans" airs in more than 500 outlets in the United States and over 40 countries.