I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
– Al Green
Well, for me, I grew up very Southern Baptist, and I definitely lived in my bubble. You know, I lived in my bubble that was in my church.
– Jessica Simpson
I grew up a Catholic and I don’t want to talk badly about the Catholic Church but there’s a lot of routine stuff going on. You say the same prayers, you sit, you kneel, whatever.
– Bernhard Langer
I just want you to know you aren’t going to church with a crook.
– Bernard Ebbers
There is a kind of thinking in the Church that wants to reduce the priest to a mere functionary, a managing director, where administration rather than doctrine and worship are to determine the form of the Church.
– Arthur Middleton
You can’t seperate modern jazz from rock or from rhythm and blues – you can’t seperate it. Because that’s where it all started, and that’s where it all come from – that’s where I learned to keep rhythm – in church.
– Art Blakey
I went to a church where you could not sing out loud in the service until you had been saved.
– Bernice Johnson Reagon
It’s not enough to attend church and pray every Sunday; you have to act.
– Abbe Pierre
Usually, it is not my habit to address religious issues on the floor. I strongly believe in a person’s right to religious freedom, as well as the separation of church and state.
– Alcee Hastings
Women are the first witnesses to the resurrection and pillars of the early church.
– John Ortberg
Ritual murder is referred to in court files which are located in Rome. There are pictures in it which show that in 23 cases, the Church itself has dealt with the question.
– Julius Streicher
I grew up in the church and had always questioned what they were telling me.
– Jimmy Cliff
Is it faith to understand nothing, and merely submit your convictions implicitly to the Church?
– John Calvin
I walked away from going to church when I was 8. I didn’t set foot in another church until I was 28.
– Billy Corgan
It’s nowhere near as intense as what I imagine an actor experiences backstage, but I feel a fluttering nervousness before a curtain goes up on a play. I mean, any play, anywhere – on Broadway or the Bowery or in a church basement.
– Ben Brantley
If you’re a preacher’s kid, you see the church differently.
– Andy Stanley
I am drawn to Christ but I have real problems with the Catholic Church.
– Andres Serrano
Hey, I was raised in the church.
– Cheech Marin
I believe that the real difference in the American church is not between conservatives and liberals, fundamentalists and charismatics, nor between Republicans and Democrats. The real difference is between the aware and the unaware.
– Brennan Manning
I like the aesthetics of the Church.
For you see this scripture fulfilled this day and therefore I desire you as you tender the Lord and the church and commonwealth to consider and look what you do.
– Anne Hutchinson
I look at tens of thousands of church leaders who still do need a bit of an awakening.
– Bill Hybels
I started singing in church and I was probably around seven and I started singing anywhere that I could. I used to sing at my school. I was in musicals and then it kind of got to a point where I started to – wanted to do my own songs.
– Avril Lavigne
I’m originally from Fort Lauderdale: that’s my home town in Florida. So when I’m on location, I just get the packets from schools in Florida. And when I go to Florida, I go to Christ Church School.
– Bailee Madison
I was reared in the church, in the Presbyterian Church.
– Billy Graham
Kinsey thought that Freud in his own way was as dangerous as the Catholic Church.
– Bill Condon
Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me.
– Alice Walker
You should enter a ballpark the way you enter a church.
– Bill Lee
Christians are not limited to any church.
I went to church irregularly and was mostly reading comics in the pew.
– Alice Sebold