Found this awesome website filled with quotes about the status of the church in America today:
They’re quotes from a guy named Leonard Ravenhill. Never heard of him before, but judging by his quotes, I like him.
Just a few of his quotes:
I want to see the house of God where it’s open 24 hours a day so people can come. We don’t close the hospitals after eight hours a day or the police station. Why should the churches be locked up tonight?
If you know a church on fire for God, tell me and I’ll go. A church where (after) you’ve gone in, you don’t come out the same, believing that God is there (and) you’ve been in His holy presence!
In the early church, signs and wonders and miracles followed. They cast out demons, blindness and paralysis. That’s normal Christianity! We’re so sub-normal, if we ever became normal, they (the world) will think we’re abnormal.
One said, “If I lead somebody to Christ on the street, which church should I send him to?” (Sending someone to church today is) like taking a newborn baby and putting it in a refrigerator. I want a place that vibrates with God, vibrates with eternity.