If you [lose heart], be a basketball, not a football.

A football is built to be unpredictable. Not a basketball. It can bounce. It is predictable.

Don’t stay down long. Bounce.

Phill Hunter, pastor of West County Community Church, Glencoe, Mo.

Heard at the IBSA Pastors’ Conference

Meredith Flynn


Meredith is managing editor of the Illinois Baptist newspaper.